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Confidence 101

Avionics technician Daniel Jezowski had attended training at JAARS as an pre-field orientee before, but this last time, he spent two months here as a…

Complete Strangers

Sometimes God laces the lives of people together in ways we never would have predicted. Jim and Yasuf* were complete strangers God used to extend…

Divine Appointments

Learning about aviation Abigail, a high schooler, and her eighth grade brother, Benjamin, were about ready to give up. They were looking for a mission…

Sharpening Their Skills

Some people serve God by translating the Bible. Others serve him by giving up their fields for mission pilots-in-training to land on. For about 40…

Nomads for Jesus

“Wait, not yet,” God told Beth Ervin when she prayed in college about teaching missionary kids overseas. So she taught in Christian schools in Ohio…

One Touch of…

Can a small, hand-held device really help save someone’s life? A personal locator beacon did just that. John and Marjo Brownie have been living on…

Against All Odds

How do you show your neighbors that Jesus loves them? Our aviation partner in Cameroon recently hoped to do this when they planned an event…

The Melding of…

Stephen Sweeney’s preconceived ideas about a Missions at the Airport event were about to be wiped away. Every year, JAARS volunteers and staff give up…

I Can’t Do…

Katie screams from the back seat and closes her eyes as the four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle winds over steep, muddy roads at unnatural angles. Brant Lane,…