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Teaching Missionary Kids Overseas

  • October 21, 2019

Not everyone is called to translate the Bible but, as Christians, all of us are called to use our gifts to serve God’s kingdom.

Hannah Kelly stepped out in faith when she felt God calling her to serve missionary kids as a special education teacher in Southeast Asia. With each next step she took, God showed Hannah how he had specifically called her to serve in this role. “I’m just so thankful that God can use the things that he’s made me good at to serve his kingdom,” she said.

See how Hannah realized her role as a teacher plays an important part in the work of Bible translation.

Glimpses of Grace: Life in Vanuatu

  • October 7, 2019

Every workday Michael Smith walks across his lawn to go sit in a small house with his co-translator, Derek. Together, they’re painstakingly translating Mwotlap Scripture to make sure it’s clear, accurate and natural.

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Praying for Japan and Japanese Sign Language

A look at this region and how to pray for its Deaf community.
  • October 2, 2019

Although multiple Japanese Bible translations have been published, they can’t be used to reach the Deaf community. Many Deaf learned how to read Japanese in school, but they don’t fully understand it because it’s not their language.

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The Best Gift You Can Give Your Missionary Friends This Holiday Season

  • October 1, 2019
  • By: Beth Matheson

As a partner, a person who’s obeying God and investing in his work, the best gift you can give your missionary friends this holiday season is… yourself! We have five practical ways you can offer your missionary friends, both overseas and in the United States, the gift of relationship this holiday season.

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If I Had Something to Give

The generous lifestyle of a refugee community.
  • September 27, 2019

The Keliko, originally from South Sudan, are refugees in Uganda who give everything back to the Lord as an offering. Read what we can learn from their example of generosity.

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More Than Just a 9-to-5 Job

Wycliffe USA summer interns share their stories.
  • September 18, 2019

Internships at Wycliffe are more than just 9-5 jobs. Read about what two summer interns learned during their experience!

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Hope Through the Word in Ethiopia

  • September 11, 2019

Believers who speak the Eastern Oromo language in Ethiopia have faced persecution over the years. But God is bringing hope through his Word and helping believers stand firm in their faith.

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