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Wings of the Morning

If I took the wings of the morning and settled at the furthest limits of the sea, even there your hand shall lead me, and your right hand shall hold me fast. -Psalm 139:9-10

Our Wings of the Morning plane, flown by Gaston Ntambo, is the sole source of quick medical evacuation in North Katanga. This ministry is available to all in need; those with life-threatening injuries and illnesses are not charged to be flown to hospitals. Many lives have been over the years thanks to the Wings of the Morning program.

In addition to medical evacuation, Wings of the Morning is used to transport visitors to our conference--especially medical mission groups.


Our pilot, Gaston, dreams of having a larger plane that runs on low-cost and easy-to-obtain gas. While it may seem counter-intuitive, a larger plane would be much cheaper to operate. It would allow for fewer trips when transporting people and supplies (the current plane fits 5 passengers without luggage), and would not require AV-gas, making each trip less expensive.

Click here for a report from Gaston Ntambo (January 2009). View this video about the work of the ministry: Youtube.com

Advance Special Number for Wings of the Morning: 08597A

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