As the year draws to a close, we look back with gratitude at all the Lord accomplished through the ministry of MAF. Here are some of the highlights and key stories of the year.
• MAF staff organized “JESUS” film showings in the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Mozambique. Hundreds of decisions were made for Christ.
Over fifty years ago, MAF pilots delivered dedicated missionaries to unreached villages in Papua, Indonesia (formerly Dutch New Guinea and Irian Jaya). Deep in humid jungles, these pioneers of the Gospel encountered warring tribes of headhunters and cannibals. They faced danger at every turn, yet they pressed on with unshakeable faith. Lives were transformed as […]
As MAF looks forward to having two new KODIAKs serving in Indonesia, here’s a look at what the airplane is doing today in Kalimantan.
This load consisted of 28,000 tea plants, which had no problem fitting into the KODIAK. A government-sponsored project into the village of Long Nawang will help the people start a small tea […]
The KODIAK airplane touched down on the sodden runway outside the village of Apahapsili, Papua. MAF pilot Daniel Perez had landed in isolated villages like this one many times for medical emergencies—this was no different.
A young couple approached the plane anxiously, the mother clutching a tiny listless baby to her chest. Daniel got them settled […]
Photo by Dave Forney.
In Tarakan recently, our pilots got a call for a double medevac. Pilot Dave Forney made the flight to Long Nawang and discovered that most of the village was waiting for him upon his arrival, a sure sign that the condition of the passengers would be pretty serious.
This area had […]
A white and blue 737 screams onto the runway. After it has passed, a dark-skinned Papuan woman scurries across the asphalt, her colorful net bag swaying behind her. Probably not a scene you would see in America, right? Welcome to Wamena! A remote aviation town situated in a breathtaking valley at 5150 feet above sea […]