David McCleery, MAF’s Latin America Regional Director, just shared with me an unusual ministry report from the Shuar tribe, an indigenous group I flew for in Ecuador’s Amazon jungle. One of their pastors might’ve seen it this way …
Felipe watched out the airplane window as the tire struck the airstrip’s dirt and started spinning. He […]
While still in Ecuador, a late afternoon sun burned white. Good weather over the jungle allowed one more flight. I taxied to the runway, passengers eager for home.
Before that, Pancho and helpers moved and gassed my airplane. They loaded cargo and seated passengers. They answered my radioed position reports. After each flight they unloaded and […]
… since Nate Saint, Jim Elliot, Peter Fleming, Roger Youderian, and Ed McCully gave their lives so that the Waorani (then Auca) tribe could hear the Gospel. After initial efforts to make contact with this remote tribe in Ecuador were deemed positive, these brave men landed on a river beach deep in the jungle […]
I first saw it on a winter day. We sat in the Cessna 172 cockpit, 1,000 feet above a white ridge. The propeller pulled us through sub-freezing air, the heater warming my student in shirtsleeves, me in pilot’s uniform. Sierra Nevada Mountains rose before us, gray granite pushing up through thick snow spiced with dark […]
I was MAF’s Ecuador Program Manager stationed in the Andean mountain city of Quito when a mission director asked for a special flight. Two days earlier he sent a large team down into Ecuador’s costal jungle to minister in a small town. “But,” he explained, “a government official summoned us to a critical meeting tomorrow […]
Everyone working together is the key!
One of the doctors on the Wentado team.
Paul writes in 1 Corinthians 12:27, “You are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.” I’ve heard those words in countless sermons, and the thought of everyone serving in harmony as a different part […]