The name of the true God

Pastor Seko knew that the word they chose to translate Yahweh would be important. It could influence whether his people saw God as distant or close; knowable or unreachable; for them or only for other people groups.

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Removing roadblocks

For years, Kai would flip through the Bible and just stare at the pages. As a Deaf person, he struggled to understand many of the words he encountered in Scripture.

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A natural fit

As a volunteer with Wycliffe Canada, Miguel Montes serves in a role that some might call tailor-made. When he’s not working at his main job as a field service engineer for a scientific company in Kelowna, B.C., he devotes two to three days a week to his role as a field partner liaison (FPL), serving both Wycliffe Canada and a Bible translation partner agency in Peru.

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God’s secret weapon

Each time Jo or I told a story to the Canela people about Jesus performing a miracle, they told us a story of the great exploit of some Canela culture hero from their legends and myths. We tried to tell them that the stories we told them were special, true, real, and unique. Our stories were about the Great Father’s Son. They didn’t understand the difference. We prayed that someday they would.

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Finding a “market” for oral Bible stories

In Southern Thailand, relationships are central to evangelism. It takes time and effort to connect with people, to prove that you are sharing the gospel out of love for them, not because you have ulterior motives, or are trying to somehow score cosmic brownie points. Anything less than real trust and care doesn’t work, because these people have a lot to lose. 

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