Stories from Team Members

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While coordinating @ Lychner prison in Texas a staff member came up to me and started talking. (His badge said “volunteer Asst. Chaplain in training”) During the conversation he asked me if I knew a guy that flew model Helos and planes, I said yes, Jim Harris. He said that in 2007 he was an […]
I have done many things in my life prior to retiring from Troy University as an educator and many things since retirement. God has richly blessed me in life and carried me through some deep valleys. Little did I know in June, what God had in store for me and the valuable connections He would […]
Fly Right had a great day in Clarksville, TN! We were the FIRST EVER program of our nature to be allowed into the local county work house. We took in 8 teammates to visit 60 men and the results were 8 first time decisions along with 27 rededications, That is nearly 60% if the men […]
I was nervous and excited when we started our “training” early Wednesday morning. I tried imagining what it would be like performing in a jail. But my imagination was running with reruns of Law and Order and CSI. The first 10 minutes of jokes I told were shaky. Everyone laughed, which is a good thing […]
Fly Right went to Mobile, AL in January and we had awesome time! Here are some comments from those who went with us: “It was an amazing experience. The team, the officers (at the jail) and the inmates were VERY receptive.” “The overall event ran smooth. Coordinators were on top of the event.” “It was […]
Fly Right had it’s first game night at Scioto Juvenile on Friday, April 12th. We had 4 volunteers with us and we had a great time. We should have started at 6:30pm but the girls were still getting their meds. The actual start time was 7:00pm. We began by introducing ourselves and then we played […]
In 2011, I had the opportunity to minister to inmates at FCI Pollock in Louisana. This was not the first time I had visited a men’s prison, and, for the most part, it seemed like all the others. However, at this facility, God a a special assignment for me. Here’s how it happened: During the […]
On December 16th, Kim MItchell and I went into Scioto Juvenile to visit with the girls who were housed there. Fly Right had just done an event there on November 17th and some of the girls remembered us! We gave socks as Christmas presents and the girls were most appreciative. They remembered that we had […]
In October, I was priviledged to visit a prison in Elmore, AL. The program was outside and the weather was not the best. In fact, it was quite cold for AL. While there, I had a chance to speak with several men who wanted prayer and encouragement, One of the inmates asked if he could […]
The three men that went with us on Saturday were George, Steve and Deaven. The women were Lisa, Kim, Jeanette, Brenda and Laurie. There were 13 girls in attendance at the program. Jim Harris from Fly Right Ministry began by flying remote airplanes and helicopters to capture their attention and entertain. He then gave his […]