Uncle David’s Message The Most Difficult Trip “What is happening to South America?” I asked myself as I planned my trip North from Bolivia, across Brazil to Guyana and on into the US. After 22 years of flying these regular routes, all the variables are changing. One country will no longer allow humanitarian planes to…Read More
We made two mission outreach flights in April about 300 miles away to villages outside of a small town called San Borja. We could only take 5 out of the 7 volunteers in the airplane since it is too small to carry that many people. These two people, David, a volunteer dentist from Peru and Franz our local Bolivian volunteer had to go on the 15+ hour bus ride instead of 2 hours by air.Read More
Dear friends, Someone recently asked me how things are going for Grenada Family Network. I am embarrassed to say that it has been about 10 months since my last report. How time flies! So much has happened in the past 10 months that it would take several pages to cover it all. I wish I…Read More
“Look at all those people camped out on the lawn in front of the bus station,” I exclaimed as we drove through the small city of Boa Vista in northwest Brazil.
“Those are all Venezuelans who have fled their home country,” said Daniel, one of our Venezuelan pilots. “They left with nothing and with no money to travel. They can’t get further than the bus station.”
By the grace of our heavenly Father, after six years we are blessed to be able to continue working in our Nature School as a base for our mission. One of our staff members, Asako Itou who is 35 years old, had Christian grandparents.Read More
With much anticipation, we arrived on Sunday 26 to the city of San Borja. Which is located to the Northwest of the Bolivia, where the indigenous Chimani communities are located. They live at the banks of the Maniquí river and their diet consists of mainly fish, plantain and yucca.Read More
“Oh Lord, may I slow down now? It has been so many years working at breakneck speed. It would be so nice to slow down,”
I presented my oft repeated question in prayer.
God’s answer so far has been, “Night cometh when no man can work. When it comes then you can rest.”
Now, I pray for health, strength and energy and He is providing.Read More
I was inspired when I frequently heard about medical missionary work from renowned presenters of present truth. Further investigation led me to look at medical missionary training videos online. Also after hearing personal testimonies of others, I began my journey to understanding what is real medical missionary work.Read More
Up to this point the types of medical flights we have been making have been to transport patients from rural locations to a city hospital. This is helpful of course and the patients are grateful to get to the hospital but we are seeing the need to be able to provide care while in transit and are looking for an airplane with the capability to provide air ambulance services.Read More
As I boarded my last connecting flight from the mission field to the US, I just wanted to rest. So I closed my eyes and soon I was sleeping. But in about 10 minutes I was wide awake and greeted the lady sitting next to me. When I found out she was from Haiti I perked up and greeted her in Creole. I told her I had flown eight medical trips to Haiti many years ago.Read More