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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…

Heart-Touching Words

A plump moon radiated silvery beams off the serene sea onto the sheet depicting the JESUS Film in the Siar-Lak language. A crowd on the…

What is Life?

To the Suba people, a boat is not merely a wooden craft that carries them from one place to the other. A boat is life.…

Trusting God on…

God gave Natalie Hall (Nat), a New Hampshire native, many nudges to direct her life’s journey to JAARS. Through patience and prayer, God directed Nat…

Blind Barnabas

Sheltered among the floppy banana trees, brilliantly hued hibiscus, and fluffy tree kangaroos of Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea, live the Mato people. For years…

Flying with a…

I’ve had many names over the years and flown in many different African locations for several mission organizations. But one thing remained the same: the…

Cracking the Barriers

How would you react if you were to play the part of Jesus Christ in a recording? Lester, a member of the S* community, learned…