David & Fran Wakefield | Wycliffe Bible Translators
The Wycliffe Ministry of

David & Fran Wakefield

Thank you for your interest in David & Fran Wakefields' work with us. David serves as a volunteer with Wycliffe and its partner organizations in Asia. He is a consultant to translation, literacy, and community development projects through 14 country administrations in Asia.

David, an anthropologist and Bible translator, helps translators and other project leaders wrestle with issues related to how the meaning of words used in translation are influenced by the cultural contexts within which they are used:
•He continues to serve the Miniafia tribe of Papua New Guinea as a consultant and facilitator on their Old Testament translation project. The Wakefield family remain the only people outside the tribal members themselves who speak Miniafia. David & Fran's bilingual ability is an invaluable asset in facilitating the translation process.
•He works with Scripture Engagement personnel (South Islands & Mainland Asia) to find winsome ways to introduce Scripture to minority communities.
•In addition, he provides consulting services to LEAD Asia (a partner organization), helping educators and leaders of tribal minorities to evaluate alternatives open to them for improving the education, health, and the general welfare of their communities.

David & Fran appreciate your prayers on their behalf as they continue to serve Christ and the Bible-less communities of our world in retirement.

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