Sam Johnston
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Sam Johnston


I was born and bred in Northern Ireland but at the age of 16 moved to New Zealand along with my parents, two sisters and the family dog Meg.

I thank God for being raised in a loving Christian home, and for parents that taught me to value what was most important—my relationship with God. Working for MAF is a passion that was planted in me nearly 4 years ago. Not long after I began training as a pilot I heard about MAF and ever since that day God has impressed on my heart a desire to share the hope and love that is in Jesus as I work day to day.

I don’t enjoy running, but love nothing more than kicking or passing a ball around, strumming a guitar if there’s one about and having good dance with friends.

My desire is for people to be transformed by Christ, to know Him and His love for them. Working for MAF allows me to love people in a practical, meaningful way.

Join Sam’s support team

Sam relies on a team of partners who agree to pray for him and to provide the financial support which enables him to serve with MAF.

Would you prayerfully consider joining his support team?

Would you prayerfully consider joining their support team?

Programme Safety Manager / Pilot



Favourite Bible verse:

One thing I ask of the LORD, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in the house of the LORD all the days of my life, to gaze upon the beauty of the LORD and to seek him in his temple.
- Psalm 27:4

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