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Nomads for Jesus

“Wait, not yet,” God told Beth Ervin when she prayed in college about teaching missionary kids overseas. So she taught in Christian schools in Ohio…

One Touch of…

Can a small, hand-held device really help save someone’s life? A personal locator beacon did just that. John and Marjo Brownie have been living on…

Against All Odds

How do you show your neighbors that Jesus loves them? Our aviation partner in Cameroon recently hoped to do this when they planned an event…

The Melding of…

Stephen Sweeney’s preconceived ideas about a Missions at the Airport event were about to be wiped away. Every year, JAARS volunteers and staff give up…

I Can’t Do…

Katie screams from the back seat and closes her eyes as the four-wheel-drive (4WD) vehicle winds over steep, muddy roads at unnatural angles. Brant Lane,…

Not Just a…

What device at JAARS can make a grown man salivate more than the sight of a juicy grilled steak? Our large format 3D printer that…

This Is It!

What kind of gift would you give friends you hadn’t seen in years? Robin Rempel chose to give her friends a gift that will keep…

Right in Your…

Gleaming motorcycles—still warm from their 100-mile journey—swarm JAARS parking lot. How did 85 motorcycles and their riders end up at JAARS on a spring Saturday…

Doorway to the…

In Africa, some translators feel as isolated from the world as someone shipwrecked on a deserted island. Frans Barah, Language Technology Consultant and IT Coordinator…