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Our First Time

The Mamusi people watched and listened in awe as the JESUS film appeared on the screen. For the first time ever, they were hearing the…

More People = More Challenges

When James Grabhart was a kid, a missionary pilot came to his church and spoke about landing on a mountain, getting captured by guerrilla warriors,…

A Calling Takes Flight

Matt and Kiara Cousins have always been surrounded by airplanes. When Matt was 14, his meeting with a missionary pilot sparked his interest in mission…

From Mountains to the Shore

Ask an average teenager what they want from a trip to the shore, and they would probably answer, “sun, sea and chilling out.” But ask…

On the Same Team

Three JAARS mechanics recently had the opportunity to travel to Haiti, the land of breathtakingly blue seas, spicy French Creole cuisine, and fluttering palm trees.…

VBS on Steroids

Children all around the room raised their hands during the JAARS Summer Safari program as Becca Segers, who was sharing that day’s morning devotion, asked…

Why Another App?

Josh Eicholtz, a JAARS-trained pilot-mechanic, serves in Papua New Guinea (PNG) with our aviation partner, SIL PNG. He wondered why the pilots needed another app…

God of Big Dreams

While most people come to JAARS to serve, JAARS went to Nard Pugyao. As a youth, Nard helped clear an airstrip for his village in…

Their Crowning Achievement

Before the birds fill the mountain air with their songs and the sun throws its warm golden rays across the sky, three JAARS Pre-Field Orientation…