A New Way…

Mission pilot-mechanic Bryan Jones was unsure about his future when he returned to JAARS after serving in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Unexpectedly (and perhaps according…

It’s Only Happiness!

The Vwanji people live in the rugged mountains of southwestern Tanzania, hoeing crops of bananas, maize, and potatoes on steep mountainsides—about as far away as…

A Cyber Sherlock…

He doesn’t wear a tweed suit, utilize a magnifying glass, or smoke a pipe. But David Graves, a pilot for YAJASI—our aviation partner in Papua,…

Just an Illusion

Bill Mayes, Richard Young, and other members of the SIL* Africa IT team had their airline tickets purchased and their bags packed for their annual…

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…

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…

Together in Spite…

During the restrictions of the coronavirus pandemic, the internet has often been our access to the outside world. We’ve worked from home—online. Gone to school—online.…

Yezu or Yesu?

In the mountains of Budadiri, Uganda, in two rooms where mattresses cover the walls to diminish unwanted echoes, important work is occurring—the recording of an…