Category Archives: Blog Post

Outposts of Hope

A couple days ago I flew 20 minutes from Nampa, ID to Ontario, OR. I was flying to practice instrument approaches—procedures that guide aircraft to a landing in bad weather. I climbed to 6,500 feet in the clear morning air. Cruising up there gave me a few minutes to review the procedure one more time […]

Hard Things, but a Good God

How people like you are making a difference in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)

By: Jennifer Wolf
 
You may have read our FlightWatch story, or seen us post about how our team in eastern DRC is helping to address a nearby crisis. Nearly 100,000 people recently fled terrible violence and are living in makeshift camps, […]

Speaking of Water

Rushing, tumbling, gushing water! There’s nothing quite like the cacophony of a big waterfall, ocean waves after a storm, or a gigantic mountain stream roaring over boulders.

A waterfall in Kalimantan, Indonesia. Photo by Dave Forney.

In your mind’s eye, imagine yourself standing near a majestic water scene. What does it sound like? Can […]

A Warm Welcome for PK-MEE

Welcome, plane.

It’s so nice to finally meet you. What’s your name, painted in blue on your side? PK-MEE? I’ve been an admirer of yours for the past three years. It’s been quite a long road—or…flight?—for you. Hurdles…setbacks…struggles…. Maybe you’ve wondered if you’d ever make it here to Palangkaraya, Indonesia. Maybe you’d nearly given up hope.