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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…

Step by Step

Sassy the Cessna here, though you might not recognize me at this point. I don’t look much like myself right now. The mechanics at JAARS…

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…

Hidden Dangers

Termite mounds, ovens, and dogs, oh my! Although these may seem like ordinary objects to us, to mission pilots landing or taking off on remote…

Wings of Mercy

The dense Amazon jungle covering most of Brazil is larger than the whole Southwest United States—2,000,000 square miles. The reality of those millions of miles,…

Changed Lives

Gatik* is the only believer in his family. But that doesn’t stop him from sharing about God’s love to his Merobi* language community in South…

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.…

A Trip to…

Here in the States, a weekend outing to a state park might take us on an enjoyable 60-mile jaunt. Takes about an hour. Good road.…

No Weekend Picnic

In 1938, evangelization began in the Panzi region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Yet the sharing of God’s love was hampered by…