On 12 May 2016, I took off from Shell Mera, Ecuador with Richard Morales, an Ecuadorian commercial pilot for Alas de Socorro Ecuador (ADSE), in a Cessna 206 flying in support of Compassion International. We flew IFR through several rainstorms over the dense jungle of “Amazonia" and then landed safely on two airstrips that were small cut-outs in the rain...
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...ough Christ, every flight went smooth with conservative and sound decision making. The passengers were complexly comfortable in that old airplane and even the rooster was at peace in the cargo bin.
I believe the spirit of Nate Saint is alive. But, it’s not risk free. Any miscalculations or impulsive behavior within an affiliation creates a failure within the safety system. If we surrender daily to the Spirit, God will change our hearts to safely impact the world with compassion, respect, obedience, and the power of God to lavishly meet needs with trustworthy relationships. He can only change us through a bond with Him because all else is impossible just like the impossibility of turning water into the finest wine. And, only He can make an operation safe by working through our surrendered hearts to live out His Spirit in, you guessed it, relationships.
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