On Friday, Dec. 4, 2015, MAF had the honor of flying Maud Kells back to the village of Mulita, where she was the victim of a shooting attack in January 2015. Less than a year after the medical evacuation flight that saved her life, she returned to a joyful celebration.
Hundreds of people gathered at the […]
This is the second guest post in a series by MAF volunteer Natalya. If you missed the first one, you can catch it here.
The MAF program in Mozambique primarily flies a team of doctors and nurses, MozMed, to remote villages for weeklong clinics; that is, up until MozMed’s vehicle accident temporarily put a halt to […]
The game is very simple: fly over Merrill’s house undetected. Practically, that means before she can get to the radio saying she’s spotted me. If I’m spotted before I can pass her house, she wins; get past her house before the familiar “Nice try,” then I win.
It’s quite difficult to win, however—Merrill lives deep in […]
In my five years of serving with MAF in Lesotho, one of the things I have grown to appreciate the most is the missionary community. We are excited for each other’s breakthroughs, we mourn each other’s losses, we intercede and work together for God to be fully known and glorified here. We’re all on the […]
Since joining MAF we have learned that a missionary’s life is one of constant transition. Initially, we thought it was a transition from one career to another and from one country to another. But that was just the beginning. We transitioned from training to fundraising. Then we moved from the United States to Africa and […]
Rat-a-tat-a-TAT-TAT-TAT. The knock on our tall metal gate was insistent. Reluctantly, I pulled myself out of bed (resting for a little while in the afternoons is a must for me here in Port-au-Prince, where the humid heat constantly saps my energy) and headed downstairs, out the front door, and then down another set of stairs […]