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A Tuckered-Out Toyota

Tucker, the tuckered-out Toyota, here with some exciting news. The last few years, I’ve joyfully served ACATBA* here in the Central African Republic (CAR). I’ve…

Serving by Sewing

May 14 UPDATE:  The team of seamstresses sewing face masks have made approximately 1,632 masks that have been distributed to healthcare workers, the JAARS community,…

Deeper and Wider

Bible translation was not Kividi Kikama’s call or training, yet God had been equipping him for this role throughout his life. Kividi is a member…

Sing to Him a New Song

Believers across the world recently celebrated Easter by singing songs of praise and thanksgiving for Jesus’ resurrection. Imagine worshiping Christ by singing in a language…

More Than Landing on the Side of a Mountain

The JAARS Aviation pre-field orientation (PFO) is a “master’s degree” training program for mission pilots and mechanics preparing to serve the Lord overseas. This 16-week…

A JAARS Love Story

Clyde and Arlene’s relationship wasn’t exactly ‘love at first sight’, but it was, and still is, powerful nonetheless. It began with a newfound love of…

How Long Will They Wait?

The soil of the hearts of the Zande people who live in the Pazande region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are ready…

A Match Made in Heaven

It was a match made in Heaven, encompassing three countries. Jeyson, Stephanie, Elijah, and Audrey Braun Jeyson Braun, though Brazilian, was born and raised in…

No More Interruptions!

How much work could you get done with constant interruptions? The SIL* Congo meeting room in Brazzaville, Congo, is an important hub for four translation…