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 […]
It was 1994 when Tanya and I joined Mission Aviation Fellowship, and I was not the typical missionary candidate. While most of MAF’s career missionaries join the ministry in their 20s, I was already middle-aged. Nor did I have the benefit of a Christian upbringing and education, as I came to know the Lord much […]
If you were to pop into one of MAF’s many bases this time of year, you would undoubtedly be welcomed with a hearty season’s greeting. However, depending on which base you were to arrive, that warm tiding might sound a little different …
Visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo and you would hear “Joyeux Noel!” […]
Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines with nearly unprecedented force—leaving thousands dead and hundreds of thousands impacted. In the wake of such a tragedy, people and organizations across the world were asking the question: “What can we do?”
How MAF is helping
Mission Aviation Fellowship sent disaster response personnel to the Philippines to assess the situation and determine […]
The call I received the other week was not unusual. It was a woman strongly opposed to abortion who wanted to know what stand MAF was taking on the issue—what this ministry was doing to halt abortion in the U.S.
Mission Aviation Fellowship frequently receives inquiries about our views and actions on various issues. Not just […]
Nyankunde is just a little over 15 miles from Bunia, the site of MAF’s main base in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but in some ways it feels a lot farther removed. Bunia, while no metropolis, feels like a city; there is constant noise, people everywhere, and limited natural scenery. Nyankunde is much […]