Phil Troutman | Wycliffe Bible Translators
The Wycliffe Ministry of

Phil Troutman

Phil is a new member of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA. He serves as an anthropology consultant with SIL International, an affiliate of Wycliffe. His job is to provide cultural resources for translation teams around the world. He works remotely from his home in Bethany, Oklahoma, USA.

In addition to serving with Wycliffe & SIL, Phil is an adjunct instructor in Dallas International University, a major training center for Wycliffe and other mission agencies.

Previously, Phil and his wife, Paula, served for eighteen years as missionaries in Africa for the Church of the Nazarene. Phil also pastored English and Spanish-speaking congregations in Illinois, Texas, Kentucky, and Oklahoma.

Phil and his wife, Paula, have been married for forty-three years. They have two grown, married sons and four grandchildren.

Wycliffe Ministry Budget

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This monthly budget covers ministry-related expenses, insurance and retirement, social security and taxes, and Wycliffe administrative costs. The remainder is what the missionaries receive as “take-home pay” for their daily living expenses.

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