CESSNAS AND JIGSAW…

Aviation and jigsaw puzzles would seem to have little in common, but JAARS recently faced a situation resembling a jigsaw puzzle—except the pieces were aircraft…

When Upsets Don’t…

Somewhere in the skies over St. Augustine, Florida, JAARS pilot Rachael Stoner found her aircraft buffeting heavily in a steep dive with more than a…

Travel by Ox…

When it rains in parts of Chad in north-central Africa, the dirt roads become rivers. A translation team returning from inviting a church to participate…

A Weight of…

Among the tropical splendor of the Brazilian rainforest, Asas de Socorro—our Brazilian aviation partner—transports mission workers who serve with several mission organizations translating the Bible,…

Painting for Christ

Paul Wiedenfeld and Jim Rendel stood in the paint booth, respirators and masks adorning their faces. Jim picked up the paint sprayer and misted the…

Generous Collaboration

From the beginning, Craig Gahagen’s, flight from JAARS in Waxhaw, NC, to Pucallpa, Peru, was fraught with challenges. Craig, SAMAIR Peru’s program manager, was flying…

The Right Decision

Imagine having to wake up at 3 in the morning several days in a row to communicate with a translation team in Africa who are…

An Extra “Hand”

Tom Beekman, the aviation standards coordinator at JAARS, has gotten to know the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport well this last year. He made six trips…