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…


Wiagua People Use the Word of God
Oct 22 • 1 min
For the Wiagua people and so many others, distributing thousands of Bibles at their Scripture Dedication is just the beginning. They will need to learn how to use and apply the Scriptures in their lives.
No Weekend Picnic
Oct 21 • 1 min
JAARS provided land transportation has literally enabled the DRC translation team to serve the remote Yaka people living nearly a thousand miles from the capital city of Kinshasa.
Pre-field Aviation Training
Oct 20 • 1 min
Mike Bunn, JAARS Aviation Training Coordinator, shares the importance of fully training and equipping pilots for their unique service on the mission field.
JAARS Gift to CAR Translators
Oct 19 • 1 min
JAARS’ donation of a large power generator in the capitol of the Central African Republic is key to current progress in 9 Bible translations.
Intercessory Prayer - Prayerline
Oct 16 • 1 min
Various Asian language groups in need of intercessory prayer.
From Designer to Sender
Oct 15 • 1 min
JAARS Communications Director Michael Currier shares about his calling from business leadership into Bible translation ministry.
Your Language Can Be Written
Oct 14 • 1 min
Translator Juanita Waters tells about the awe the leaders of an indigenous people group experienced when they first realized their language had written form.
Pilot Dallas Glick
Oct 13 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Dallas Glick shares how the extended pre-field aviation training caused by the recent pandemic turned out to be a special blessing to his family.
The Impact of Aviation in the Amazon
Oct 12 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Jeremiah Diedrich explains how JAARS aviation in the Amazon River area of Brazil often saves weeks of transportation time compared to boat and land travel.
Mexico Mixtec Bible Translation
Oct 9 • 1 min
A Mixtec Bible translator explains the importance of cultural understanding with Bible translation.
You Don’t Do That
Oct 8 • 1 min
JAARS leadership provides cutting edge input into the Aviation Effectiveness Research initiative of the Int’l Association of Missionary Aviation.
PNG Audio Translation
Oct 7 • 1 min
Part of JAARS media resources work is to train indigenous leaders to record scripture in their own language as recently done for five men from PNG, recording the JESUS film into their language.
He Never Imagined
Oct 6 • 1 min
Sahil, a South Asian songwriter, shares about his audio Bible translation work in a new recording studio provided by JAARS.
Keeping Our Training Fleet in Top Shape
Oct 5 • 1 min
JAARS Aviation Director Rick Nachtigal shares the importance of up fitting JAARS’ training fleet in order to match the aircraft used on the field.
Alotau Island, PNG
Oct 2 • 1 min
The reading of God’s Word during their Scripture Celebration upon completing New Testament translation has brought revival and a new hunger to know God.
Importance of Orientation to Mission Flying
Oct 1 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Mike Bunn tells how training pilots to take off and land in small, uneven mountainous airstrips is critical to field service.
Too Ashamed to Speak
Sep 30 • 1 min
Aviation Saves Time in Amazon
Sep 29 • 1 min
Mayoyeo Bible Translation
Sep 28 • 1 min
God’s Word Transforms Korea
Sep 25 • 1 min
Bible Translations for the Deaf in Africa
Sep 24 • 1 min
JAARS Prayerline
Sep 23 • 1 min
Finding the Right Word
Sep 22 • 1 min
Becoming Literate Changed My Life
Sep 21 • 1 min
Dan, Dominique and Brad
Sep 18 • 1 min
Jesus Film in Bhutan
Sep 17 • 1 min
Transportation Services in Brazil
Sep 16 • 1 min
JAARS Advocates
Sep 15 • 1 min
Multiplying Laborers
Sep 14 • 1 min
God’s Power in PNG
Sep 11 • 1 min
The Chief Ngai - Cameroon
Sep 10 • 1 min
The Perfect Kaiwa
Sep 9 • 1 min
Deep Woods - Zanaki, Tanzania
Sep 8 • 1 min
No Longer Ashamed, Pedro
Sep 7 • 1 min
Bible Translation in Russia
Sep 4 • 1 min
The Watchmen in Democratic Republic of Congo
Sep 3 • 1 min
Jesus Loves Us
Sep 2 • 1 min
This Book is Like We Talk
Sep 1 • 1 min
No Easy Feat
Aug 31 • 1 min
Getting to the New Testament dedication for the Nali people on Minns Island, PNG, was not easy - first a JAARS plane from the Capitol, then a JAARS boat to the island, and finally a four wheel drive truck inland.
Unanticipated Opportunities
Aug 28 • 1 min
Ibrahim Inuwa shares how God sovereignly redirected he and his wife’s life into mission work at JAARS.
Cessna 206 for PE
Aug 27 • 1 min
Despite the Covid19 pandemic, JAARS mechanics are back at work completely refurbishing a Cessna 206 plane for service to Bible translation in Cameroon, West Africa.
Marty Lang - Oral Translation
Aug 26 • 1 min
Linguist expert Marty Lang shares his experience working with and training nationals to do oral translations and media production in Peru.
Over the Ocean and Through the Woods to PNG
Aug 25 • 1 min
It took nearly a couple months but several Seed Company provided laptop computers arrived in PNG via JAARS aviation just in time for the oral Bible translation workshop held there.
Hank Scott Translation Teams
Aug 24 • 1 min
A JAARS technology expert shares about the importance of JAARS overall support with transportation, technology and media resource teams on the field helping translators.
Mike Bunn Pilot Needed
Aug 21 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Mike Bunn shares the need for new pilots to serve with JAARS expanding worldwide mission field.
Technology Recovery Project
Aug 20 • 1 min
Bible translation technology expert Todd Jones, serving in West Africa, shares about equipping national translators to back up data and deal with frequent power outages and related technology challenges.
Training Media Producers
Aug 19 • 1 min
Linguist Marty Lang shares about his decade of oral Bible translation service in Peru and his efforts to reproduce himself through training nationals.
New Recording Studio
Aug 18 • 1 min
A new JAARS supported audio/visual recording studio in South Asia is already being used by eight translation groups to record and share God’s Word.
Hank Scott Internet Importance
Aug 17 • 1 min
Hank Scott shares how technological advances with cloud based internet is enabling translators to automatically back up data and protect their work from loss.
Peruvian Quechua Testimony
Aug 14 • 1 min
A Peruvian Quechua national named Pedro shares his story of leaving the Church because he couldn’t read and how that changed everything when a JAARS supported organization gave him that opportunity.
Called to Be a Donkey
Aug 13 • 1 min
Humbly following the Lord in a variety of mission services over several decades, Mike and Inah Oak are now sharing their lives and talents serving at JAARS in a variety of ways.
Marty Lang Quechua Legends
Aug 12 • 1 min
Translator Marty Lang working among the Quechua people of Peru shares about having to overcome spiritual darkness and superstitious legends to perform his work.
JAARS Fellows Program
Aug 11 • 1 min
Meet new JAARS Fellow Hayley Potter as she shares her excitement to be serving JAARS ministry while learning new skills in service to Bible translation.
Mike Bonn Aviation Need
Aug 10 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Mike Bunn shares how critical his services to Bible translators in the interior of Brazil are and the dire circumstances that happen when he is not available to help.
Tonal Language Translation
Aug 7 • 1 min
Bible translator Inga McKinsey shares the highly needed but challenging requirement of excellent tonal listening ability in order to effectively translate tonal languages.
Worldwide Covid19 Pandemic
Aug 6 • 1 min
Different cultures are addressing the worldwide Covid19 pandemic in different ways but God gives His children divine but conditional promises to heal their land.
Hank Scott - Technology Needed
Aug 5 • 1 min
Hank Scott discusses advances in technology that are impacting and speeding the work of Bible translation worldwide.
African Technology Consultant Todd Jones
Aug 4 • 1 min
Todd Jones, technology consultant for Bible translation work in West Africa, shares the ways he both trains and equips nationals with technology services and advances.
Mike Bunn Aviation Services
Aug 3 • 1 min
JAARS pilot Mike Bunn shares about aviation services to Bible translators in the interior of Brazil, including medical services, economic and pastoral support services.