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God Encounters

As a nursing student at the University of Vermont, Mary McLendon thought she knew who God was. She had grown up attending church, but she…

Back It Up

In this day and age, electrical power is crucial to many jobs, including Bible translation. Imagine working diligently on translating one of the books of…

The Best Makeover

Sassy the Cessna here. I’ve recently received the best makeover—possibly of my life—and I feel like a whole new plane, ready to help spread the…

Among the Nations

After digging into the tasty arroz con pollo and yucca fries, the group from Compassion Christian Church in Savannah, Georgia, sat around the fire, eyes…

Put Us Anywhere

Many people think that mission workers need to be preachers, teachers, doctors, or nurses to serve overseas. But Tony and Martha Hinton—a trained auto mechanic…

Reasons to Rejoice

Tim* and his family have lived and served among the Tikro* people since 2004, by helping them translate Scripture. Hardly any Christians lived in the…

Cheaper by the Dozen

THE PROBLEM YAJASI, our aviation partner in Papua, Indonesia, had a problem. Rock guards installed on the main mounts of their Pilatus Porter aircraft were…

When Everything Lines Up

God brought Robert Willadsen to JAARS in a roundabout way, turning a stressful, difficult incident into a new opportunity.  Robert’s university, LeTourneau, closed in March…

There is Joy

An ocean separates Mary McLendon and Kividi Kikama from the rest of their translation team. Mary and Kividi, who live in North Carolina, work on…