Celebrating 3 years in Kenya!

Three years! July 9 marked the day we left U.S. soil 3 years ago for Nairobi, Kenya. At the time we didn’t know how we would fit into the AIM AIR family of missionaries or what to expect. We just … Continue reading

Leaving Well – Home Assignment 2018

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 … Continue reading

Airplanes, leadership and college choices

The past year gave Phil and the AIM AIR maintenance crew plenty of experience with engine changes – 7 of them to be exact! As part of being Assistant Quality Manager for the maintenance department, Phil recently completed a week … Continue reading

Card’s Journey

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, … Continue reading

Ping Pong, Popcorn and Pastors

“And the winners of the Mixed Doubles Table Tennis Tournament are Jackson and EJ!” A simple ping pong ball and paddle (here they call them “bats”), a handful of enthusiastic church folks, and a table – means fellowship, exercise, and … Continue reading

Going There and Back Again

Going There… In July we passed our two year mark as missionaries in Kenya!  What a milestone as we look back on all that we’ve become accustomed to and learned along the way. With college right around the corner for … Continue reading

Small Moments Add Up

Exhaust fumes billowed around me as the bus rumbled by. Choke! Gag! A slight breeze kicked up dust from the road as Matthew and I walked down the street. I glanced up at the bright sky. I’m in Africa – … Continue reading

Car owners at last

We’re excited to announce that we are the proud owners for a ‘new to us’ mini van – a 2005 Toyota Alphard.  It’s a Japanese manufactured car, so the owners manual is in Japanese.  Due to his love of manuals, … Continue reading

When War Hits Home

When War Hits Home South Sudan has been in the news for a long time.  Recently, fighting has once again erupted to the point where missionaries and foreigners are being evacuated.  Our AIM AIR pilots have been busy! One of … Continue reading

11 months in and doing fine

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 … Continue reading