In September we emailed out a special AIM AIR update, but apparently not many people received it. You can read that update on our Newsletter page. When Covid hit, Abigail’s jewelry business took a sudden nosedive. With 5 grandchildren to raise alone, she was the first friend I felt led to help financially. (Kenya hasContinue reading “Sharing Cabbages and Compassion”
Hands down, the reason we stay is people!
On March 1 – before Covid-19 took over headlines – I accompanied Pilot Lindsey on an AIM AIR flight to western Kenya to pick up a short term missions group. Beautiful valleys and villages soared beneath us as we skirted storm clouds. After getting our 5 passengers situated, I settled in the co-pilot seat, readyContinue reading “EJ Flies a Plane!”
AIM AIR-Reimagined The email said, “The board will vote on the future of AIM AIR.” Gulp! Last fall brought a bit of uncertainty to our team, as we prayed and waited for the Board to decide if AIM AIR was even needed anymore.In October 2019, the Board emphatically stated that AIM AIR continues to playContinue reading “Reimagine & Renewal”
FAMILY: Launching 3 young adults into the world of work and college feels like a double loop roller coaster ride (yucky!). Returning to Africa on Sept. 30 without them was perhaps the hardest thing we’ve ever done. Yet, they’ve all landed in Wisconsin, venturing out into their chosen paths. We are grateful for God’s peaceContinue reading “Peace in the Changes”
It’s time for our first Home Assignment! (Furlough) Our thoughts have been quite reflective as we think about the last 3 years. Two recent experiences stick out. 1. The other day I (EJ) was driving (which is still stressful, but not as much as before) to our homeschool co-op, and this thought crossed my mind.Continue reading “Leaving Well – Home Assignment 2018”
One day, Ms. Missionary Supporter was sorting through her mail. With a gasp of pleasure, she excitedly opened a card from a missionary family that she and her family support in Kenya. Inside she read a brief note of thanks, handwritten on the beautiful homemade card with a distinct African flair on the front. “IContinue reading “Card’s Journey”
Phil’s attention to detail has been appreciated in the AIM AIR maintenance shop. He often gets to do the paperwork for the same reason! He enjoys working on the planes and is grateful for the opportunity to be part of the larger picture of AIM AIR. It’s exciting to hear about and meet the peopleContinue reading “11 months in and doing fine”