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In My Opinion

Tools of the Trade

Snap-on wrenches are high paid lawyers flying around in helicopters. Pittsburgh wrenches, on the other hand, are like relatives who watch a lot of lawyer shows and actually do a decent job if you only deal with the occasional traffic citation.

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Newsletters

April 2020 Newsletter

MMS Aviation has also been closed until May 1 since it’s considered a non-essential business under the Ohio governor’s stay-at-home-order. This means that, because I’m married to an industrious woman, I’m getting all kinds of stuff done around the house.

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Family Flyby

God, the Travel Agent

I didn’t expect this to happen. In April I’m headed to Zambia on a Rapid Response trip (you would’ve known this if you had read our newsletter… here). What’s a Rapid Response trip? Typically MMS repairs aircraft in their hangar in Ohio. Shipping or ferrying airplanes to Ohio from exotic locations around the world can […]

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February 2020 Newsletter

God’s Multiplying Force The owner of the Bearhawk airplane that I’ve been working on is a popcorn farmer in Indiana. Several months out of the year he spends in Haiti flying planes in support of a rural orphanage. Recently while he was serving in Haiti he began losing vision in the lower portion of his […]

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Videos

Airplanes: A Missionary’s Best Friend

Available Usage: Free to use and modify in any way for missionary purposes. For example: A blog address and family picture may be added at the end for support raising purposes. How to download this video in its original quality: Step 1. Click on “Share” in the upper right hand corner. Step 2. Click on […]

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Prayer Journal

Prayer Journal | Zambia, Elliot’s Melon, Family Priorities, Etc

I know people of faith pray more because living by faith requires God’s constant intercession. So does living stupidly.

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In My Opinion

You Can’t Outrun A Game Camera

Halfway through my shower I was lathered head to toe in cheap body wash when the shower abruptly stopped. The water supply had run out! Matt must have forgotten to hook up the water. I was standing there wide eyed and shivering. What now?

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Newsletters

December 2019 Newsletter

I have never felt more stupid than I did in the first six months of my apprenticeship. There’s so much I don’t know! But I know this is where God wants us and it’s a thrill to be involved in His plan to reach the world.

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Newsletters

October Newsletter

Flying Fabric Not to be confused with magic carpets. Right now I’m helping to rebuild a 4 seat Bearhawk that’s owned by an Indiana farmer. He keeps the plane in Haiti where it’s used to support an orphanage. Life in a hot tropical climate is hard on an airplane (corrosion runs rampant in moist, salty environments) so […]

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Videos

Video: Did You Know…

Did you know Americans spend more on Halloween costumes for their pets than Christians spend on reaching unreached people groups?