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And Then There…

Like a painter who painstakingly chooses colors and blends them to create a beautiful painting, the JAARS Facilities Department desires that the new lighting system…

It’s Time I…

I’ll admit it—I’m an old geezer. I was built in 1972 and have flown more than 14,800 hours, most of that in Africa—a vast continent,…

ABCs for JAARS…

Learning to load an airplane like a missionary pilot We’re looking forward to your visit on JAARS Day, an informative, family-friendly, fun day on the…

Invisible

A thud outside their home in Sentani, Indonesia woke Brandon and his family in the middle of the night. Opening the shades, they discovered the…

Planting Seeds

When someone invited Tricia Beltran to a JAARS Day, she asked, “What is JAARS?” She had never heard of the organization before. Tricia, Manny, and…

The Greatest Use

Loralie Handasyde followed her husband, Robert, with her two kids all the way from Australia to the U.S. Why the long trip? Robert needed to…

Temperamental Temperatures

A vast wall of grey rain clouds sits atop the vibrant green Papua New Guinean Mountains, blocking the small plane’s path. As the plane bounces…

Racing to the…

The river whips by, a maelstrom of pure energy and icy droplets. The team of four holds each other’s arms as they slip and slide…

4WD Training in…

Watch here and see what it was like for the West Aitape Cluster team members who took a JAARS 4WD training course and how it…