Just a Phase?

Annie Kate’s parents thought her fascination with aircraft was just a phase. During her high school years, they sent her to the Brigade Air camp…

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,…

The Hard Places

Thunder throbs, rain races, and lightning leaps across the students’ and leaders’ faces as they watch, entranced, as the man dressed in a blue, knee-length…

The Melding of…

Stephen Sweeney’s preconceived ideas about a Missions at the Airport event were about to be wiped away. Every year, JAARS volunteers and staff give up…

Not Just a…

What device at JAARS can make a grown man salivate more than the sight of a juicy grilled steak? Our large format 3D printer that…

And Then There…

Like a painter who painstakingly chooses colors and blends them to create a beautiful painting, the JAARS Facilities Department desires that the new lighting system…

ABCs for JAARS…

Learning to load an airplane like a missionary pilot We’re looking forward to your visit on JAARS Day, an informative, family-friendly, fun day on the…

Planting Seeds

When someone invited Tricia Beltran to a JAARS Day, she asked, “What is JAARS?” She had never heard of the organization before. Tricia, Manny, and…