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Woody McLendon
Welcome to JAARS

As JAARS completes 70 years of ministry, we’re intentionally adapting to meet the dynamic needs of numerous Bible translation and language development partners around the…

Website Workshop in Kenya
Website Workshop in…

Twelve participants in a nine-day workshop in Kenya worked on building websites that will make Scripture, literacy and community development information accessible to people in…

Consider a Short-term…

Could you see yourself in the classroom or on the recreation field building relationships and ministering to our missionaries’ kids? Would you enjoy a cultural…

R66 Flies First…

Praise the Lord! The R66 helicopter is operational and ready to support Bible translation and humanitarian service in northwest Cameroon! Once it cleared customs, the…

R66 Helicopter Dedicated…

This morning in Yaoundé, people gathered in front of the hangar for a prayer of dedication for the R66. After a few more training flights…

How good it is to share a photo of the R66 reassembled in Cameroon!
R66 Reassembly Complete!

Praise the Lord! The team of JAARS and SIL Cameroon aircraft mechanics finished reassembly of the R66 helicopter! Our pilots hovered the aircraft to make…

Container with R66 arrives at the hangar in Yaounde
The R66 Container…

Praise the Lord! After two months in customs, the container holding the R66 helicopter was released and has arrived at the hangar in Yaounde, Cameroon!…

A workshop held in March of this year introduced Paratext 8, the newest upgrade of a popular Bible translation software.
Supporting Those Who…

Finding funds to support IT professionals is a challenge due to the Church’s lack of awareness about Bible translation needs,” said “Adi,” the director of Wycliffe operations in…

Damien was trained in every step of the process, so he can repair any problems that may arise in the future.
Improving Communications for…

  Weston came to Mali from the US with the new PBX telephone system. Jacques arrived from France, bringing computer network hardware. With the local IT specialist,…

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