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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…

A Lifeline

More than 1,500 Onobasulu live in seven villages and various hamlets in a remote part of Hela Province of Papua New Guinea. About half the…

Throwing out the…

In April of 2010 at two o’clock in the morning on the night shift, Dan Osborn—a deputy sheriff—asked God, “Is this what you want me…

You Blessed His…

Thirty years ago, the Hufi* people in South Asia had no Scripture. Today, Hufi believers like Arush* rejoice to finally possess God’s Word in their…

Unusual Donations

What do you do with old planes? Repurpose them for training of course! SIL Papua New Guinea* donated a Cessna 206 to JAARS in 2010.…

Such a Time…

Dee didn’t plan to serve overseas until about two years ago. She was seeking a part-time ministry because she planned to return to school. At…

What’s Your Dream?

What dreams inhabit your heart? Since Wycliffe Benin, a JAARS partner in Africa, launched their activities in April 2003, its members have nourished a dream—a…

Grandma Sese

Whenever Ross, a Scripture Engagement worker for the Baki people in Vanuatu, and Lyndal, his wife, visited Grandma Sese’s village, she made sure a room…

Ensuring Old Dogs…

N365BT, a Pilatus Porter PC-6 aircraft, has an interesting past and an important future. To prepare it for this future, JAARS aviation workers are completing…