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“It blew me…

It’s not every day that Nathan Hicker gets to sleep in a hammock strung across the walls of a hangar. Nathan, the JAARS Aviation Training…

He Never Imagined

When Sahil* was a teenager, he often dreamed that one day he would be a songwriter. Those desires strengthened as time passed until he actually…

From Designer to…

Who knew that the seed planted by a Sunday school teacher over 30 years ago would impact the course of global missions? God did.  Michael…

You Don’t Do…

What characteristics should future mission aviators possess?  About 49 years ago, this question and others drove Moody Aviation, LeTourneau, and the School of Missionary Aviation…

Fire and Water

What’s my purpose now? How can I continue serving God? These questions haunted JD Thomas as he lay on his back recovering from back surgery…

Step by Step

Sassy the Cessna here, though you might not recognize me at this point. I don’t look much like myself right now. The mechanics at JAARS…

A Moving Bible

Lawrence, a young man with seminary experience who had worked primarily as a hiking guide in the mountains of Uganda, didn’t know what to expect…

Hidden Dangers

Termite mounds, ovens, and dogs, oh my! Although these may seem like ordinary objects to us, to mission pilots landing or taking off on remote…

Wings of Mercy

The dense Amazon jungle covering most of Brazil is larger than the whole Southwest United States—2,000,000 square miles. The reality of those millions of miles,…