Serving In South Sudan
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I was born in the Himalayan kingdom of Nepal to Northern Irish missionary parents. It was there that a heart for mission and a life of adventure was born in me. Witnessing first-hand the impact of holistic Gospel ministry, I saw the great privilege of sharing with people, especially those in rural areas. I also saw the need for access to these areas to make this ministry possible.
After 5 years in Northern Ireland my family returned to Nepal when I was 12 and I was already considering a career in aviation through the RAF. A few years later, several MAF pilots and managers came to Kathmandu to look into setting up an MAF programme in Nepal. Once the MAF pilot’s showed me pictures and videos of MAF’s work, I knew that this was what God wanted me to do. MAF combined perfectly my interest in aviation, heart to serve people and work in remote areas worldwide.
From here, I completed my A-levels at boarding school in southern India before moving to Melbourne, Australia, to study a diploma of Mission Aviation. I studied for 5 years, doing a year at Bible College, aircraft maintenance and finally flight training. I really feel God has designed and grown me for serving. Every step of my training has encouraged me more than I could have dreamed of to be able to serve God in MAF.
Daniel Gill is a member of MAF UK
Danny’s Blog: danny-gill.blogspot.com.au
Danny’s Instagram: www.instagram.com/danny_thril1
To the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power and authority, through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now and forevermore! Amen.