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Together in Spite of the Distance

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 Tapen*

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…

A Dream Comes True

Alligators cruise the rivers looking for prey, ibis patrol the shallows for minnows, and rain pours across the flatlands, submerging the marshy grasses completely during…

Just in Time

What may seem like an obstacle to us—whether it’s the inability to read or other challenges—may just be the opportunity God uses to reveal himself…

In the Big and Little Things

Many years ago, God gave Cesar and Cathrim Souza, a Brazilian couple, a longing to serve in Africa with AIM Air*. The path has been…

Yezu or Yesu?

In the mountains of Budadiri, Uganda, in two rooms where mattresses cover the walls to diminish unwanted echoes, important work is occurring—the recording of an…

A DIFFERENT KIND OF MISSION FLYING

JAARS has a well-deserved reputation as a leader in mission aviation training. For almost 70 years, JAARS has trained pilots who challenge mountains and jungles…

Over the Ocean and Through the Woods to Papua New Guinea

Seven laptops partook of a long, exciting journey that would change their lives forever. These computers were not destined for a boring life on a…