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Celebrate World Day of Cultural Diversity!

Teach kids the importance of valuing diversity.
  • May 10, 2018

Did you know that May 21 is World Day of Cultural Diversity? It’s a day set aside to celebrate and appreciate the beauty of cultural diversity around the world.

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Three Generations of Faith

  • May 9, 2018
  • By: Jennifer Stasak

What if your willingness to obey God’s calling could change your life and the lives of others for generations to come? That’s exactly what happened to the Stobbe family as they followed God’s call to attend the Urbana student missions conference, propelling three different generations into a legacy of missions.

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Celebrating the Tembo New Testament

  • May 7, 2018

The national translation team was impacted from all sides, but through it all they kept working. After 21 years of hard work, the Tembo people of the Democratic Republic of the Congo dedicated their New Testament on Oct. 7, 2017!

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Leaning Into the God They Knew

How communities in Papua New Guinea are embracing Scripture
  • May 1, 2018
  • By: Jennifer Stasak

See how God demonstrated his presence and power to the people of Papua New Guinea through both joy and sorrow.

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Partnership: A Recipe for Transformation

  • May 1, 2018
Watch how Ghanaians are taking ownership of the future of Bible translation in their country, and how Wycliffe is partnering with a local organization to help spread the gospel.
Featured Photo From the Field: God is Not a Foreigner Anymore
  • April 25, 2018
  • By: Elaine Bombay

A young boy smiles for the pho­tog­ra­pher in the mar­ket in Bori, South Sudan.

The peo­ple of South Su­dan have rarely known peace. The decades since Su­dan’s in­de­pen­dence from Britain and then South Su­dan’s in­de­pen­dence from Su­dan have been marked by tur­moil and war.

De­spite the tur­bu­lence, Bible trans­la­tion has been tak­ing place. The Baka trans­la­tion be­gan in 1980 in south­ern Su­dan. The team en­dured civil war, vi­o­lence, hav­ing to flee as refugees, and a kid­nap­ping. Through it all, trans­la­tion con­tin­ued, and in March 2017, the Baka com­mu­nity cel­e­brated the launch of the New Testament.

Now that the Baka have God’s Word, “God is not a for­eigner any­more. Jesus is one of us. He can talk [our] di­alect,” says Pas­tor Ben­nett Marona, the trans­la­tion pro­ject manager.

To see more of their story, watch this video about the Baka trans­la­tion. (Video avail­able in English)

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A Bible in a Backpack

  • April 23, 2018

The gift of an unwanted Bible led Wes Reed to faith in Christ. But the power of God’s Word in his own life led Wes to translate the Scriptures for others.

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