Called to peace

In Papua New Guinea, a trauma healing workshop held in 2020 brought together people from two warring villages. A ceasefire had been in place, but it had been broken. Many lives had been lost on both sides.

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SIL releases new fonts

Wycliffe’s key strategic partner, SIL International, develops and supports a wide range of software to assist with language development activities, such as linguistic and cultural research, literacy and mother-tongue education, dictionary development, community and computer-assisted translation, and vernacular media production. One part of SIL Language Technology—the Writing Systems Technology team—is exclusively dedicated to meeting complex writing system…

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Wycliffe Associates Appoints New President/CEO

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Wycliffe Associates has appointed Simoun Ung as the next president and chief executive officer. Ung commenced his duties on July 1. Founded in 1967 and now based in Orlando, Fla., Wycliffe Associates (WA) worked to support Bible translation teams in essential tasks not directly related to translation, such as accounting, construction, building maintenance and more.…

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The story of “How Great Thou Art”

1934. A village in the Carpathian Mountains. Anna* reads from a Russian Bible, her words precise and careful. She is the first person in her village ever to do so—the first person ever to learn to read. Her guests listen in rapt attention as she tells them of Jesus. She reaches the account of the…

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Wycliffe’s Arsenault shares in top award

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Dr. Paul Arsenault, a Wycliffe Canada member and faculty member of the Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL), has been awarded a top prize from the Journal of the International Phonetic Association. Arsenault co-authored Kalasha (Bumburet Variety) with Alexei Kochetov, Jan Heegård Petersen, Sikandar Kalas and Taj Khan Kalash. Arsenault, an assistant professor of linguistics serving…

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True liberation

After arguing among themselves whether to execute their missionary captives, the leaders of the terrorist group chose instead to “liberate” their car and equipment, and let them go. Part of this equipment included a film projector and films about the life of Christ.

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SIL joins UNESCO’s Global Education Coalition

Wycliffe’s key partner organization has joined a group of UN agencies, international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), private and civil society members to further advance innovative learning initiatives for the world’s changing learning environments.

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