We’re Mike and Renee. Missionaries in Africa from 1997 to 2014, we now live in the Atlanta area and continue to serve with Africa Inland Mission. These pages offer some of our stories, family updates, and perspectives on the missionary life. (Karibu!)

From Mike’s Blog

Outside of Eden

Flew a hurried medivac today. Just 40 minutes from the city, to a rural place north of Mt Kenya. The flight was for a stranger. I didn't even know his name - the man who died there beside the plane. My craft and the doctors just a little too late to start his heart...


The cheers and smiles could be attributed to something more subtle. As my passenger so gently put it on the flight back home, “You can only eat so much goat.”

Mothers day

This one nearly slipped by. We don't get little reminders like television commercials and greeting cards in the supermarket out here. I've managed to miss quite a few holidays - and been assigned to flights on every one except Christmas over the years. But not this...


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Between Heaven and Earth

Essays from 12 years as a missionary pilot in Africa