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A JAARS Love…

Clyde and Arlene’s relationship wasn’t exactly ‘love at first sight’, but it was, and still is, powerful nonetheless. It began with a newfound love of…

How Long Will…

The soil of the hearts of the Zande people who live in the Pazande region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are ready…

A Match Made…

It was a match made in Heaven, encompassing three countries. Jeyson, Stephanie, Elijah, and Audrey Braun Jeyson Braun, though Brazilian, was born and raised in…

No More Interruptions!

How much work could you get done with constant interruptions? The SIL* Congo meeting room in Brazzaville, Congo, is an important hub for four translation…

Hearts of Gold

Mountains ensconced with carpets of green, skies bursting with rainbows, and waterfalls shedding jeweled water drops: the tableau of beautiful Papua, Indonesia. But even more…

From Death to…

Pishtu,* the name of a language and district in South Asia where 35 people groups live, means ‘a place where people die of severe fog.’…

A Cow and…

The Samburu people in Kenya, Africa, say that in the beginning their god created a Samburu person, a cow, and a book. While the Samburu…

A Letter From…

    Together we are watching a global pandemic of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 impact our world at an increasingly rapid rate. For many the…

Not Your Average…

For most of us, the main worry on road trips is where the next restroom is. But when a team from the Yansi* Linguistic Community…