Updates & Stories
The 16-week spring pre-field aviation orientation course starts this week. Attendees include seven pilots and mechanics who are planning to serve with AIM AIR in Kenya and with SIL-PNG.
- Pray for staff focus on the core events of pre-field orientation, and for wisdom to how to best fully communicate that with the orientees.
- Pray for the orientees and their families. Days are long, and the work is intense.
- Praise God for the support that is provided by many at the JAARS Center. Housing, ICC, MK Station child care, food services, the JAARS clinic, human resources, facilities management, and many others work together to make the logisitics of pre-field orientation happen.
Twelve participants in a nine-day workshop in Kenya worked on building websites that will make Scripture, literacy and community development information accessible to people in their language communities. Ask God to prepare the hearts of visitors to the new websites to read or hear his Word in the language they understand best.
What's Going On
A media organization that we’ve teamed with for several years now works with local people to create websites in their own language centered on Scripture. The sites allow people to find, read, listen, and watch God’s Word—all in their own language. And viewers can—and do—share the content with friends.
“It is a high-tech world, and an overwhelming majority of people have access to the Internet via computers, netbooks, or smart phones,” says one of the organization’s leaders. That reality provides unprecedented opportunity for sharing God’s Word.
To date, our partner has rejoiced in seeing more...