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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…

Red Rivers and…

Deep in the heart of the emerald-green jungles and snake-like rivers of Brazil, Al and Sue Graham came to live in 1960. Their purpose: to…

What’s Your Passion?

Why would 30 people from as far west as Oregon, as far northeast as New Hampshire, and as far south as Florida congregate in Waxhaw,…

An Accelerator for…

The send/receive function in Paratext—the main Bible translation software—stopped working for Maya*, a translator, for several months. This Paratext feature is important because it stores…

Elephant-Tusk Music

Playing the elephant-tusk instruments Under the sun’s scorching heat, men sway in a circle playing fung anwan, elephant tusks, while women in vibrant skirts dance…