Each of us pilots has our own secret gulp moment. A time when, despite training, diligence, and confidence, a voice in the back of our head brays, “Are you sure […]
For the first time in my life I felt what it was like to wait and pray for that little red and white plane to come.
I had just spent a day and a night in the Achuar village of Wayusensa, documenting a team from Reach Beyond who was working with the community on a […]
Everyone working together is the key!
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 […]
Flying in remote places like the rain forests of Ecuador present pilots with plenty of challenges. One of the biggest challenges is the weather, and the swift way it changes. Navigating through poor weather is never easy.
One day I was flying with the president of the Ecuadorian Evangelical Missionary Association (AMEE). We had been […]
When you fly into remote villages in the jungles of Ecuador, you get all kinds of requests to transport unique objects. So I didn’t think much of the request of two local fishermen to transport a fish they had caught in the massive Pastaza River.
After asking me if I could wait while they fetched the […]