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Bible Bounty Bound for the Boat

This truckload of New Testaments in the Paama & S.E. Ambrym languages is bound for the island communities in Vanuatu where they’ll be celebrated on…

Training to Serve the Lord

Bryan Jones will soon face challenges flying with our partner SIL in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Bryan’s role—one he has sought for years—will be to…

New 4WD Vehicle for BTA in Papua New Guinea

What a joy to share that a new Toyota Hilux 4WD vehicle was delivered earlier this week to BTA, our translation partner in Papua New…

Turbine Helicopter for Cameroon Acquired

We’re excited to announce that we’ve closed on the purchase of an almost new Robinson R66 turbine helicopter for service in northwest Cameroon. The R66…

Trip to Taveta

Traversing roads like these requires a 4WD vehicle like this. A recent trip to Taveta on the coast of Kenya was greatly facilitated by the…

Building Websites That Build Faith

At a recent workshop in Southeast Asia, participants learned the basics of building Scripture websites in their heart language. Pastor Myat and his team developed…

First official take-off from the new runway
Celebrating the North-South Runway Extension

Craig Russell, JAARS Director of Aviation leading the ceremony this morning. Eric Peterson, airport manager and leader of the project, giving the history and background…

Africa Flight Service: How Can We Do More?

Brandon Penkoff has been flying a Cessna 206 in Cameroon for the last three years. His work in support of Scripture translation, plus medical evacuations…

Initial Testing Complete For South Pacific Boat

Ready to go to Lake Wateree Putting the boat in the water Finally in the water Daryl Beltz and technicians from the engine manufacturer checking…