Scott Rayl | Wycliffe Bible Translators
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Scott Rayl

Scott is serving as an Arts Specialist with Wycliffe Bible Translators in West Africa, with a special emphasis on visual arts. In 2017 he completed training in World Arts and linguistics in Dallas, TX.

Oral communities all over the world communicate not only through spoken languages, but also through their community’s artistic languages.  God desires to give them His Word in response to their problems, to bring truth, healing, and restoration.  Cherished community art forms can help "bridge the gap" between the text of the Bible and those who desperately need it, enabling it to take root and grow strong in their lives. Scott's training in World Arts enables him to help people deeply engage with God's Word through art forms that make sense to them and already have a place in their hearts.

To do this, Scott works alongside local artists and fellow arts specialists as catalysts for bringing God’s Kingdom to bear in the lives of local language communities, so that they may become fully alive in Christ. Scott does this by forming relationships with local artists and church leaders while researching their community's art forms. The goal of his research will be to help them spark new artistic creations that embody and communicate God's message in powerful new ways.

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