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…

Woody McLendon
Listen, Lament, and…

On top of the COVID-19 pandemic—with over 100,000 deaths and tens of millions of unemployed in our country since March—we have another painful reality in…

JAARS Center, Waxhaw, North Carolina
COVID-19 Statement

Just a reminder to our friends and neighbors: JAARS staff and our mission partners here in Waxhaw, North Carolina, travel internationally, but no one flies…

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…

Goliath-Sized Hills

Emily Gaddis pants, inhaling the scents of ponderosa pine and needle-strewn dirt as she toils up the hill, shoving her bike toward her partner, Jake,…