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Serving with a…

Cheyanne was in eighth grade when she first came to JAARS on a mission trip with her school, Smithtown Christian, from New York. Her older…

JAARS Center, Waxhaw, North Carolina
COVID-19 Statement

Just a reminder to our friends and neighbors: JAARS staff and our mission partners here in Waxhaw, North Carolina, travel internationally, but no one flies…

A Powerful, New…

The Colombia workshop began with a major setback: Mark’s colleague was diagnosed with shingles and couldn’t attend. Mark traveled to Colombia, knowing he’d be alone…

No Tower of…

A Tower of Babel syndrome can set in when teams who need to collaborate don’t share the same language. Communication is halting, at best. So,…

Snakes and Surprises

Sometimes God calls us to serve overseas. Other times he calls us to serve him right in our home country. Either path can contain unwanted…

We’re Sinking!

The Purchasing and Shipping department at JAARS was sinking. One Friday late afternoon, their system at JAARS went down. The person who had detailed knowledge…

Nothing Can Deter…

Not even a volcano eruption could stop Elias Tokau and the Ata people in Papua New Guinea from dedicating their audio New Testament. Elias, the…

A Matter of…

For most Americans, water safety means not getting into the pool after a full meal. For a group of dedicated Filipinos who work in the…

What’s a Pilot…

In the old days of mission aviation, pilots had to page through a fat book located in the airplane to find the runway chart they…