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Chuck Bennett, former MAF president and CEO, has passed away

Charles “Chuck” Bennett went to be the Lord on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. He was 83 years old.

Chuck studied aviation and theology at Moody Bible Institute before joining MAF in 1955. He spent 13 years as a missionary pilot in Mexico, immersing himself in the local culture and sometimes going weeks without speaking English. In […]

MAF Appoints Dickson and Bear to Leadership Roles

NAMPA, Idaho – Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) announces two leadership appointments at its headquarters in Nampa.

Rick Dickson

Rick Dickson has been named vice president of finance and CFO. Dickson has served many roles with MAF around the world. He was the organization’s southern Africa area manager, overseeing MAF operations in the countries of Lesotho, Mozambique, and […]

Who Carries Your Stretcher?

Life has been busy for the MAF Lesotho team with some longtime families being reassigned to new locations and a new family arriving in a few weeks. What this meant for me was a long-prayed-for opportunity to be moved from my flat (apartment) into a house—yahoo! I was choosing the colors I wanted to use […]

Goodbyes and Indonesian Cream Baths

I tilt my head back in the salon chair and wait for the cold water to hit my head. And all these memories wash over me.

Please excuse my very corny, clichéd analogy—I get this way whenever I move. There’s something comforting about cheesy “Friends are friends forever”-type songs and heart-felt cards written by hand […]

Quick to Kindness

Within the first few days of arriving in Papua, I witnessed an act of kindness that would be the first of many experienced here.

After eating dinner with an MAF family, they took us out to get some dessert. We stopped at their favorite little smoothie shack to order some cold mango drinks. While we waited […]

‘Tis the Season…to Renew My Driver’s License

A diagram showing the steps for obtaining a driver’s license in Indonesia.

In the middle of Christmas parties, our youngest daughter’s birthday, visitors, and holiday preparations, we have to set aside a day (at least) every December to renew our Indonesian driver’s licenses.

We’ve lived in four different countries with MAF and each driver’s license-obtaining experience […]