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Thankful for Translation

Imagine spending sixty-six days on a boat only to arrive at an unfamiliar, largely uncharted land. You nearly lost your life on that boat. The…

‘Just Working With the Kids’

For seven of the last eight summers prior to moving to Waxhaw, Danielle Townsend taught Vacation Bible School (VBS) in Wisconsin. So when she saw…

A Trip Around the World

Some families recently traveled the world with JAARS. For this journey, though, only a willingness and ability to move around and learn was necessary, and…

The Boat of Choice

In 1976, Bill and Sandra Callister and their two young children left Australia to live and work in Papua New Guinea (PNG). They felt called…

God Encounters

As a nursing student at the University of Vermont, Mary McLendon thought she knew who God was. She had grown up attending church, but she…

Back It Up

In this day and age, electrical power is crucial to many jobs, including Bible translation. Imagine working diligently on translating one of the books of…

The Best Makeover

Sassy the Cessna here. I’ve recently received the best makeover—possibly of my life—and I feel like a whole new plane, ready to help spread the…

Among the Nations

After digging into the tasty arroz con pollo and yucca fries, the group from Compassion Christian Church in Savannah, Georgia, sat around the fire, eyes…

Put Us Anywhere

Many people think that mission workers need to be preachers, teachers, doctors, or nurses to serve overseas. But Tony and Martha Hinton—a trained auto mechanic…