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Denny Danielson: A Unique Volunteer

JAARS volunteers come to us with a variety of backgrounds and experience but with the common goal of serving the Lord. Retired Air Force pilot…

From Impossible to Possible

When all doors seemed closed because of COVID-19, governmental restrictions, or other trials, God opened a way to ensure his work was accomplished in South…

Explosion of Life

New signs in eight rooms, three new video monitors telling new stories, and one redesigned African exhibit breathe fresh life into the Museum of the…

For Such a Time as This

  Straddling the countries of Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), lies Lake Kivu. On the northern edge of this 55-mile-long body…

“We Bless the Name of the Lord”

The three-week Oral Bible translation (OBT) workshop in western Africa was the most challenging workshop of the three that Dost* has put on for Faith…

Connected by One Desire

Across two continents and three cities, one desire connected seven people: to build websites that share God’s Word in the languages people in the Republic…

To Go in Peace* 

Perfect love drives out fear. —John the Apostle Nate Gordon—a JAARS-trained pilot who was serving with YAJASI, our mission aviation partner in Papua, Indonesia—had five…

Just Another Day

Landing a helicopter on a soccer field in remote Nubogeta village on tiny Gumawana Island in the midst of the vast glittering Pacific Ocean is…

Nothing is Impossible

The Kiri* people live in hilly areas of South Asia where elephants and other wildlife often destroy their huts and farmland. The Kiri live in…