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Trees blooming and garden soil preparation means the arrival of spring in the Piedmont area of North Carolina. Summer vacation is in view. Need help…

Scripture Websites in Heart Languages
“This is the…

An instructor from a partner organization recently led a website-building workshop at a conference for national and expat missionaries. During a break he saw two…

Woody McLendon
Welcome to JAARS

As JAARS completes 70 years of ministry, we’re intentionally adapting to meet the dynamic needs of numerous Bible translation and language development partners around the…

Website Workshop in Kenya
Website Workshop in…

Twelve participants in a nine-day workshop in Kenya worked on building websites that will make Scripture, literacy and community development information accessible to people in…

Consider a Short-term…

Could you see yourself in the classroom or on the recreation field building relationships and ministering to our missionaries’ kids? Would you enjoy a cultural…

R66 Flies First…

Praise the Lord! The R66 helicopter is operational and ready to support Bible translation and humanitarian service in northwest Cameroon! Once it cleared customs, the…

R66 Helicopter Dedicated…

This morning in Yaoundé, people gathered in front of the hangar for a prayer of dedication for the R66. After a few more training flights…

How good it is to share a photo of the R66 reassembled in Cameroon!
R66 Reassembly Complete!

Praise the Lord! The team of JAARS and SIL Cameroon aircraft mechanics finished reassembly of the R66 helicopter! Our pilots hovered the aircraft to make…

Container with R66 arrives at the hangar in Yaounde
The R66 Container…

Praise the Lord! After two months in customs, the container holding the R66 helicopter was released and has arrived at the hangar in Yaounde, Cameroon!…