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The entire Leman family visited John Strawser at the Bloomington, Illinois MATA event in August, 2015, accompanied by Fred’s mother Karen.
God Can Use…

A Story Told by John Strawser and Fred and Jodi Leman John: We had come to Pekin, Illinois, for a Missions at the Airport event at…

Praising God for His Provision of 4WDs
Praising God for…

With grateful hearts, we give praise to the Lord for the provision of not just one but two 4WD vehicles—one in Papua New Guinea (PNG)…

Sharing solutions to common problems is often cited by participants as one of the most valued aspects of an IT Connect workshop, which always begins with praising God and seeking his blessing.
Creating Solutions: Training…

Internet Technology (IT) personnel from Bible translation organizations all across Africa—and beyond— recently gathered for two yearly IT Connect conferences. Some traveled to Burkina Faso…

A JAARS pilot introduces our helicopter to a group of Florida youngsters.
Missions May Be…

It’s a pleasant day at a small county airport. Gleaming aircraft are parked in displays around the grounds. The buzz of a Helio Courier taking…

“What Will Happen…

Kuttan, a worshipper of ancestral spirits from the “JK” community, was invited to help with the consultant check during the dubbing of the JESUS film into his mother tongue. As…

JAARS Aviation Training…

After morning devotions and flight briefings, three aircraft. JAARS training staff, and orientees preparing for worldwide mission service headed to the North Carolina mountains for…

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Solar Power Systems…

Putting together the platform for solar panels Setting the platform in place Setting up the equipment Solar power system components Connected Setting up the equipment…

Roviana-language Bible
Roviana Bible Dedication…

In 1902 the Roviana were the first to accept Christianity in the Solomon Islands. The Roviana New Testament was completed in 1995. On May 23,…

R66 Bound for…

Helicopter pilot Jeff Johnson, JAARS President Woody McLendon, and chief pilot Bruce Powell are in Wichita, Kansas to take delivery of the nearly new R66…