Speeding the Word

Speeding the Word

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Take a new adventure every 60 seconds. Speeding the Word is a daily, 60-second radio program featuring stories of how JAARS and its partners are making Bible translation possible in some of the most remote and difficult places on earth. In just one min…


Chris Whaley – Manager Training
Dec 13 • 1 min
A report of how the JAARS Learning and Development team provides impactful manager training for both JAARS staff and on-field ministry partners.
Even more Mouthwatering – Part II
Dec 12 • 1 min
The testimony of a local Kandas Bible translator in Papua New Guinea coming to faith in Christ through struggling to translate the Gospel of John.
The Auye of Indonesia
Dec 11 • 1 min
A small agrarian island people group in Eastern Indonesia could easily have been ignored by Bible translators except for God inspiring fruitful efforts among them.
Passport to Christmas 2019
Dec 10 • 1 min
Loren Rothmann shares how bringing this Christmas program to children is opening their eyes and hearts to God’s work in global missions.
Language Challenges in Africa
Dec 9 • 1 min
The challenge of trying to equip pastoral students in Mali without providing it in their native tongue.
Even More Mouthwatering Part I
Dec 6 • 1 min
The saga of a pastor’s heartbreak and passion for God’s Word resulting in the Keliko people of South Sudan now having access to the New Testament in their language.
Bible Translation Work in Peru
Dec 5 • 1 min
A recent gathering of all those serving numerous Quechua people groups in Peru produced new strategies and ideas for ministry and scripture engagement.
Grace Goreth Testimony
Dec 4 • 1 min
The daughter of JAARS founder and pioneer Cam Townsend shares how an aircraft accident in 1947 birthed the founding of JAARS totally by faith and how it continues in that same spirit today.
JAARS Remote Support
Dec 3 • 1 min
Phil Janofski, JAARS manager trainer, shares the important value of helping remote translation teams build cooperative teamwork.
Hidden Gem
Dec 2 • 1 min
The little known RV Park at JAARS is a valuable resource both for many short-term volunteers at JAARS as well as some who have chosen that form of more permanent lodging.
China
Nov 29 • 1 min
A testimony of God’s grace reaching into China and a call to pray for the many millions of remaining Bibleless people there.
Thanksgiving Day
Nov 28 • 1 min
A grateful Quechua man at the Bible dedication for his people group compares trade language versus heart language to eating soup with a fork versus a spoon.
Thanksgiving Prayer & Praise
Nov 27 • 1 min
A clear challenge to remember to give thanks for God’s Word and to pray on Thanksgiving Day for the remaining Bibleless people groups.
Call to Missions Work
Nov 26 • 1 min
Fred Carress shares how his call to full-time missions work began first from the witness of a co-worker and then participating in two short-term mission trips.
Are You in the Gap?
Nov 25 • 1 min
A new Fellows program at JAARS provides professional experience and equipping to those transitioning from college to career.
. The Servant Nature of the JAARS Community
Nov 21 • 1 min
The local mayor of Waxhaw shares how the servant nature of the JAARS community also translates into those same people bringing positive impactful service to the area community.
He Cleared the Skies
Nov 20 • 1 min
Prayer brought clear skies and flight opportunities to a recent JAARS Day, where all around the campus loomed dark clouds and storms.
What is Life?
Nov 19 • 1 min
The story of the Suba people of Kenya and their deliverance from fatal superstitious practices when the Good News of Jesus reached their ears.
Against All Odds
Nov 18 • 1 min
The testimony of persistence powerfully paying off for a Christian language group in Cameroon overcoming numerous obstacles to show the JESUS film with amazingly positive response.
JAARS Local Influence
Nov 15 • 1 min
The testimony of the local mayor of Waxhaw being positively influenced in both worldview and service by interacting with JAARS leaders.
Trusting God on the Journey
Nov 14 • 1 min
The story of a committed JAARS volunteer who first learned from a visiting JAARS speaker at her church how JAARS can use people of all different kinds of skills in its ministry.
Chat with a Cannibal
Nov 13 • 1 min
A JAARS pilot receives a grateful welcoming hug from a former cannibal, upon flying into a Sikmo village in Indonesia.
Nothing Written in their language
Nov 12 • 1 min
Phil Janofski shares the obstacles of helping translate scripture from the Papua trade language which the Kettingbon people understood little of, to bringing them God’s Word in their heart language.
The Samburu of Kenya
Nov 11 • 1 min
The oral tradition Samburu people of central Kenya are learning God’s Word through JAARS donated audio scripture players that they call “treasure” and pass among themselves every Sunday.
Chad New Testament Translation Completion
Nov 8 • 1 min
The testimony of the completion of the Mangu language New Testament in Central Chad, despite much spiritual warfare from the majority animists of that tribal group.
The Kettingbon People of Papua
Nov 7 • 1 min
Phil Janofski shares how bringing God’s Word in the Kettingbon language of Papua delivered the people from much syncretism of past animistic beliefs.
The Lole of Indonesia
Nov 6 • 1 min
The amazing story culminating in a scripture celebration occurring for the Lole Island people of Indonesia on the exact sport where Christian missionaries first came to bring the Gospel message.
Putting Down Roots in PNG
Nov 5 • 1 min
Fred and Jodi began their adventure supporting Bible translation in Papua New Guinea by living in a bamboo hut, learning to cook over an open fire, and bathing themselves and their children in a river.
Marbata Mama
Nov 4 • 1 min
The testimony of an elderly Marbata woman at the dedication of their JAARS airstrip after decades of praying that it would happen.
Willing to Serve
Nov 1 • 1 min
The JAARS Engagement Director shares both the blessings and challenges of coming to serve at JAARS, whether short term or long term.
Paula & Barnabas
Oct 31 • 0 min
Not a name error, rather a modern story of how a penniless blind fellow from the Mato people of PNG was transformed by listening to a JAARS provided audio Bible.
Canada Bible Society
Oct 30 • 0 min
Director of the Canadian Bible Society Art Weins shares the impact of bringing God’s Word to the Mennonite Low German language.
Aviation Technical Conference
Oct 29 • 0 min
AIM Air aviation director Tom Brown shares his appreciation of the recent JAARS sponsored aviation technical conference that shared advancements in both safety and operations.
Just a Phase?
Oct 28 • 1 min
God is using the summer “Brigade Air Camp” at JAARS for teenagers to share vision and excitement for future careers in mission aviation.
Transition from Aviation to Media Services
Oct 25 • 0 min
JAARS aviator Ken Morton returned to the JAARS center after serving for decades on the foreign field and discovered a critical place of service helping lead JAARS Int’l Media Services.
JAARS Aviation Safety Management System
Oct 24 • 0 min
JAARS aviation safety manager Tim Fox shares how maintaining excellence in safety standards has enabled JAARS almost unbelievable safety record for some six decades.
Rebecca’s Feet
Oct 23 • 0 min
The testimony of a disabled young lady born with club feet, who when she heard Isa. 52:7, “How beautiful are the feet of those who bring good news”, she responded to become the instrument of God to bring the Gospel to a Bibleless people.
The Hard Places
Oct 22 • 1 min
A real life story of how God is using the CrossVenture program at JAARS to bring inspiration and transformation to young lives.
Ethiopian Cluster Project
Oct 21 • 0 min
As three tribal groups receive the Bible in their heart languages, new realization of God’s love and favor are penetrating these nearly 1.5 million indigenous peoples.
. Importance of Heart Language Scripture
Oct 18 • 1 min
Translation consultant Art Weins compares the Bible to a magnificent gem whose cutting brings the sparkle just as heart language translation sparkles our heart with its impact.
Goliath-sized Hills
Oct 17 • 0 min
With Race4Possible, JAARS sponsors a multi-faceted race for adventurous college aged students that also introduces and challenges them to become part of the worldwide Bible translation movement.
Testimony of Personal Transformation
Oct 16 • 0 min
The transformative testimony of a person who got recruited to play Jesus’ voice in the dubbing of the JESUS film in his heart language.
Refuge 139
Oct 15 • 1 min
Director Doug Dillingham shares how the JAARS program, Refuge 139, for children of Bible translators is being used of God to bring blessing and Christian growth to children and youth worldwide.
Technology Services at JAARS
Oct 14 • 0 min
JAARS Director David Witmer explains the historical growth of JAARS technology services, both software and hardware to support translators and the worldwide translation movement.
Cracking the Barriers – Audio Scripture
Oct 11 • 1 min
In a South Asian recording studio supported by JAARS, recently 15 speakers from a language group that traditionally has persecuted believers came together to record eight New Testament books. The courage and commitment of these brave believers…
2020 Global Year of the Bible
Oct 10 • 0 min
Bringing God’s Word to the more than 7000 languages worldwide, with about all of the approximate 2000 remaining Bibleless peoples oral tradition without written language, seems like an impossible task but not if all God’s people work together.
Africa Partnership
Oct 9 • 0 min
Tom Brown, director of AIM Air in eastern Africa shares how partnerships in mission aviation is advancing Bible translation in many needy areas.
Training Translators Utilize Media
Oct 8 • 0 min
International Media Services Director Ken Morton shares about how equipping Bible translators to utilize various media resources is broadening the impact of Bible translations.
Fall JAARS Day 2019
Oct 7 • 0 min
October 12th is the last 2019 JAARS Open House with tours and fun activities for the whole family from aircraft rides to hayrides, from face painting to pumpkin painting, food trucks and 4WD truck rides, and more.
Because of You, 15 Communities
Oct 4 • 0 min
JAARS provision of solar power panels in 15 Cameroon communities is enabling Bible translators to use very needed software and internet resources.
ASAS Brazil
Oct 3 • 0 min
Pilot and aviation mechanic Jeyson Braun serving with JAARS partner, ASAS, in Brazil shares how aviation along the upper Amazon River area of Brazil is critical for Bible translation there.
Flying Experience in Brazil
Oct 2 • 0 min
JAARS pilot Mike Navritil shares his 28 years’ experience flying translators and support personnel in Brazil – speaking to the impact and growth of the Brazilian Church since 1974.
Cracking The Barriers – Jesus Film
Oct 1 • 0 min
How God is using showings of the JESUS film in an indigenous language group in South Asia where believers are the minority and often persecuted.