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Treasures in the Dark: Real Togetherness

Finding community through vulnerability
  • November 14, 2018
  • By: Beth Matheson

"In that place of real togetherness, where shared suffering blossomed into shared hope, I learned how to simply be with people who are hurting. I learned to sit wordlessly, like Job’s friends did at first, and welcome tears — theirs and mine." Explore how we can learn to sit with others in their grief and pain too.

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The Power of $5

  • November 13, 2018

What can you do with a five-dollar bill? Most of us don’t give such a small amount much thought. This Giving Tuesday, five dollars can provide the best gift a person will ever receive — a personal copy of God’s Word in their language.

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Praying for Uganda and the Nyole People

A look at this nation and how to pray for its people.
  • November 12, 2018

In 2017 the Nyole people were finally able to read the New Testament in their language, Lunyole. Now that they have a taste of God’s Word, they’re hungry for the Old Testament too!

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Feast or Crumbs

  • November 9, 2018

Faced with the knowledge that there are still people who can’t understand the Bible because it is not in their own language, George Cowan came to a conclusion that became his life’s mission: “I believe God wants every man to have the Bible.”

Doing Missions Together

  • November 9, 2018

“In case God doesn’t come through, I’ll have a backup plan.”

From a young age, Devin wanted to serve God. He became passionate about ministry and specifically missions, though he didn’t know exactly what it would look like. But in spite of Devin’s passion for the work, he feared that God wouldn’t provide and settled for the “backup plan” — a career trajectory he deemed safer.

As a child, Charity was in awe of missionaries. She never lost that passion and awe — as she grew up, God also grew her understanding of missions and heart for people around the world. And when God brought Devin and Charity together, he ignited their faith and desire to serve him. Now they’re doing missions together through Wycliffe.

A Greater Joy: Celebrating the 1,000th New Testament

  • November 6, 2018

The Keliko of South Sudan have experienced displacement due to civil unrest and struggles. But in spite of their difficulties, they have relied on God to be their source of strength and hope. Recently, the Keliko dedicated their New Testament in Koboko, Uganda. Keliko was the 1,000th New Testament completed with the engagement of Wycliffe USA and SIL International — a primary strategic partner. Russ Hersman, Wycliffe’s Chief Operations Officer, attended the celebration and shared the importance of this milestone. Let’s rejoice with the Keliko who now have God’s Word in a language and form that speaks to their hearts!

Treasures in the Dark: Solid Ground

Finding steadiness in God's promises
  • October 26, 2018
  • By: Beth Matheson

We often experience confusion in painful or difficult times, along with a longing for solid ground beneath our feet. Explore how God has given us promises in his Word for seasons of brokenness.

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Let’s Make a Gratitude Guide

During this holiday season, help your family focus on all God’s blessings in your life.
  • October 16, 2018

The holidays are a chance for us to help spread God’s love to the people around us through acts of kindness and giving.

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