Can you sense the joy of serving?

Flying Mission Zambia is in that country to serve. Nina, our vibrant Guesthouse Manager, shared this turnaround tale with us.

‘We recently experienced God once again making something good out of something bad. There was a severe Cholera outbreak in Lusaka: lots of people got sick and some even died. But even in tragedy, God loves to surprise us with good. He has different ways to spoil us with material things, weather, food, but in this case He surprised us with good people.

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Town Day in Lusaka from another angle

‘I welcomed the darkened car windows, so that I could stare to my heart’s content at the passing world of downtown Lusaka, without being stared at in return.’Lusaka traffic

This past week, Heather and her husband Phil (both from Ireland and working with Wycliffe Bible Translators at Mongu in Western Province) joined Gabriele, Flying Mission “administrator extraordinaire”, on her weekly trek to town so they could stop at Immigration Headquarters to update some information in their employment visa. Here is Phil’s fresh perspective on the trip. We hope you enjoy it!

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Let’s Celebrate!

In November Flying Mission Zambia threw a great party to celebrate 10 years of flying in Southern Africa. 500 people turned up to join in, reflecting the varioius stages of growth of FMZ, and they said that it was a lot of fun.

 

The founder of Flying Mission in Botswana, Malcolm McArthur, was there from UK to help the party along, together with choirs from the community groups and a church choir.

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Through the eyes of a child

Tabea KradolferThis piece has been submitted by Tabea, the oldest of the 3 children in the Kradolpher household. This Swiss family came to Zambia to be with Flying Mission from Afghanistan .
This is how Tabea saw it a year or two ago:

I did not know Zambia existed

Until it became my home.

But when I did, I thought it would be a desert

Where animals roam.

And oh, I was proved wrong.

While people thought all Africans are starving and sad,

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No sweat: walking by faith

Great news! Jeff and Michele Royce and their daughters, the family we mentioned here recently as having a call to come over and help Flying Mission Zambia, have made a decision to head out in September, trusting God for the additional support that is needed. If you responded to their request, we thank you. If you are still considering it, this would be a good time to join the party by contacting them directly:

Jeffnmichele@gmail.com

or hr@flyingmission.org. There is much need at the Lusaka base for the staff who can make the vision to help rural Zambia come to pass and our HR department will be pleased to tell you how you could be a part of it.

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