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African Americans and Bible Translation Today

  • March 25, 2014

God is continuing to advance the work of Bible translation through the help of his global Church. Prominent figures such as Bishop Claude R. Alexander Jr. and Rev. Dr. Brenda Salter-McNeil discuss how God’s Word allows people the chance to fully use and discover what God has to say in their own language.

Support Roles Aid Bible Translation

  • March 3, 2014

Support roles — like accountants, teachers, mechanics and more — are integral parts of Bible translation. Al Williams, a pilot in the Philippines, talks about how stressful and chaotic it is when there is no help or support to lean on. But for those in the field, these roles are invaluable. 

A Few Weeks With Katie Z.

  • March 3, 2014

Follow Katie as she teaches a design workshop in Senegal that equips participants to combine text they had already written in a previous workshop with images that had already been illustrated to create booklets. These booklets range from educational topics about literacy and health to stories and poems. 

History of the Americas

An overview of Bible translation in North, Central and South America
  • March 3, 2014

Cameron Townsend went to Guatemala to sell Spanish Bibles and was shocked to discover that many people couldn’t understand the books because they spoke Cakchiquel, a language without a Bible. But Cam believed everyone should understand the Bible. Now, people all around the world are participating in Bible translation.

Sleeping Coconuts: Official Book Trailer

  • March 3, 2014

In the late 1980s, translators John and Bonnie came alongside several men from Arop village in Papua New Guinea to translate the Bible. But a decade later, a massive tsunami took the lives of many in Arop village, including one of the translators. As a result, their translation work took a new direction.

Pray Bigger Prayers: Video

  • March 3, 2014

Tom made a decision to “pray bigger prayers” and realized that often our tendency is to pray smaller prayers that we believe God might grant us anyway. His encouragement is to start praying bigger prayers in general — prayers that demonstrate a bigger faith and trust in God to answer. 

Nigerian Translators

  • March 3, 2014

In 1988, John and Janie began translating the Bible into three related languages in Nigeria. But in 2006, Janie became dangerously ill and returned to the U.S. Local translators Wakaso and Danladi temporarily moved to the U.S. to finish the New Testament. Now, Wakaso and Danladi are working on the Old Testament.

Wycliffe Needs Teachers

  • February 19, 2014

Wycliffe seeks to fill more than 300 teaching positions a year in a variety of subjects and specialties. Timothy and Janet teach at a secular school in Indonesia, serving both missionary and international kids. Watch as they share about their passion for teaching and the joy, adventures and challenges that can bring.

The Power of Bible Translation and Literacy

  • February 13, 2014

Manjak Bible translators and literacy specialists in Senegal work in partnership to ensure that when the translation is finished, the Manjak people will be able to understand it and apply the gospel to their lives. And as the Manjak people receive portions of Scripture, they have been reading it for themselves. 

Brought Out of Darkness

  • February 4, 2014

Pastor Paul used to serve Satan by going into the forest and making sacrifices. But after his brother had accepted the Lord as his savior, Paul’s life began to change too. Soon, he also accepted Christ and his life changed dramatically. Now he is seeing transformation happen for other families in his village.