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“This is Very Clear!”

On the western side of the Democratic Republic of the Congo near the mighty Congo River, two language groups—the Longando and Lonkundo—met for an Oral…

Bible Translation Comes to Life

The mission team’s eyes grew wide as Ben, the JAARS tour guide, flipped through a sample Bible. He paged through the Bible once, showing a…

The Right Decision

Imagine having to wake up at 3 in the morning several days in a row to communicate with a translation team in Africa who are…

A New Adventure

Mike Mower was excited about flying to this year’s Oshkosh event. Though he had been directing this and other Missions at the Airport (MATA) events…

Communities Matter
Spirit of Giving

What do an elf and a bishop have in common? They are the same person! People often call Santa Claus a jolly old elf, and…

An Extra “Hand”

Tom Beekman, the aviation standards coordinator at JAARS, has gotten to know the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport well this last year. He made six trips…

Two Journeys Converge

When Karissa Uhlig applied to serve as a Journalism Fellow at JAARS, she wrote, “I have felt the Lord leading me into missions, and I…

Printing for a Purpose

Steve Kaetterhenry grew up as a missionary kid in Bolivia in South America; his parents served with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Therefore, he was well-acquainted with…

A Smooth Ride

Nestled among the hills of the northwest region of Cameroon is the town of Bamenda, where the Cameroon Association for Bible Translation and Literacy (CABTAL)…