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The Perhsons in Papua New Guinea

  • April 17, 2018

Ben and Mandy Pehrson met in college and soon realized they had a mutual interest in missions. Today, they and their five kids live in a village in Papua New Guinea where they help facilitate Bible translation for 10 languages in the area. From the joys and sorrows to the triumphs and struggles, Ben and Mandy talk openly about what it’s like to raise a family as missionaries in a remote village. They also discuss how their roles on the translation team have transitioned, as well as the importance of the relationships within that team.

The Potent Impact of Literacy

  • April 17, 2018

Like many Quechua-speaking women, Marcelina wasn’t able to go to school when she was a child because she had to work. But Marcelina’s life was forever changed when she first attended literacy classes and learned how to read and write in her own language as an adult.

Wycliffe 2017 Christmas Greeting

  • April 17, 2018

Wycliffe USA President Bob Creson and his wife, Dallas, talk about sharing stories of impact with partners and friends. If they could, they’d write a letter to everyone they knew about the incredible things God has done around the world this year through Bible translation.

It Starts in the Strangest Places - Short Version

  • April 17, 2018

"God was a visitor." This is what many people around the world believe to be true when they listen to sermons on Sundays and hear God’s Word preached in a language they don’t fully understand. Learn how Wycliffe Bible Translators and others are able to use Bible translation to help address issues of social justice such as literacy, cultural preservation, health, trauma healing and more.

Engaging: South Sudan

  • April 12, 2018

There is more to translation work than what meets the eye. Meet Laura Robison. Having followed God’s calling to South Sudan, Laura discovers her role in Bible translation. Follow Laura’s story as she partners with local Sudanese believers as a Scripture engagement specialist. Although life in Africa can be challenging, Laura engages in relationships with Sudanese people around her: “I have a heart for this country and the people here.” See how Laura is fulfilling God’s calling for her life while helping the Sudanese use God’s Word in their communities!

Praying for Africa and the Brong People

A look at this region and how to pray for its people.
  • April 9, 2018

Africa is the world’s second-largest continent in both size and population. Africa also has the second-greatest need — after Asia — for Bible translation in the world. 

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Simon’s Story

  • April 4, 2018

When Simon was young, his father suffered from illness and spiritual oppression. Then one day Simon’s father heard the gospel message and decided to follow Jesus.

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How to Pray Through the News

  • April 2, 2018

Being connected to the media, where the world’s current events and news reports are constantly bombarding us, can often feel draining. Here are a few ways you can pray through the news.

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God is at Work in Nigeria

  • April 2, 2018

Nigerians face many challenges such as ethnic diversity and religious persecution and fighting. Young Nigerians also confront the challenges of drug abuse and immorality. But God is at work in the African country of Nigeria.

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