When my husband and I first decided to join MAF, I spent a good amount of time thinking and praying about what my role should be while my husband would be flying. As I talked to people I got such a variety of answers. I realize now that they were all trying to express Matthew […]
It was 2 a.m. In a cloudless sky, a white moon was rising over my concrete house. The city power was turned off here, but the hills to the south were lit up. And for once in Haiti, it was quiet. Except…for my six-month-old son. His familiar cries woke me and I stumbled from my […]
Ladies basketball gets a little crazy…
As I bent low to catch a pass, I felt searing pain in my left pinky. Fearing a sprain, I lifted my hand and cried out when I saw my finger sticking out at a sickening 90-degree angle. Thankfully my friend and fellow MAF’er Karen, who’s a nurse, was also […]
We serve a big God. One who is greater than we can imagine; who measures the universe by the span of His hand. His ways are higher than ours, and His wisdom in choosing whom He works through is amazing. He chooses the unlikely, the “not yet” of this world. He chooses the unexpected, and […]
A couple of months ago we were in the midst of getting our house ready to sell, packing up our belongings, and preparing for our departure for Indonesia. To say that Matt and I were feeling overwhelmed would have been a major understatement. Our mile long “to do” list never seemed to get smaller and […]
This week marks one year that our family has lived in Papua, serving at the MAF base in Sentani … 365 days, every single one of them spent in this far-flung province of Indonesia.
I look back on the year, and it’s easy to focus on the struggles. The bout of malaria, the terrifying flash flood […]