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The Power of…

What does the cassowary—a bird found in Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia—say? Someone who has never seen or heard the cassowary might have a…

Where’d the Power…

How would you work if you only had intermittent power for about eight hours during the week—some of which came on at night? Jacques, an…

A Spiritual Battle

“We are in a battle. Not against flesh and blood, but against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly places” (Ephesians 6:12). God revealed…

Hopefully the Last…

Dee accidentally crashed a motorcycle into a tree. On the third day of the JAARS motorcycle course, the instructors took the three participants on some…

Where’s my Kimchi?

Bug bites, humid heat, bizarre food, and a different language—can these really be the ingredients for an enjoyable experience? Yes! God turned these challenges into…

The Power of…

Like a pebble striking a windshield and causing cracks to spider web across the glass, an airplane accident can have an untold number of repercussions.…

Even More Mouthwatering

In Africa, the cuisine covers everything from zesty chicken sprinkled with cashews and peanuts to grilled freshwater fish served alongside greens drenched in a peanut…

A Hidden Gem

Like a sapphire hidden among grains of gravel, the private RV Park at JAARS lies nestled among the pine trees in the middle of nowhere,…

He Cleared the…

It was supposed to be a washout—rain pouring so hard you could hardly see. And indeed, the weather showed storms surrounding JAARS previous to the…