Translations Nearing Completion in Tanzania

Another five language communities in the Mbeya region of Tanzania will soon have their own New Testament translations. Sixteen years ago, translation work began in six neighboring languages in this region, forming the Mbeya Cluster project. This project allowed...

Wycliffe Celebrates Two Anniversaries in Asia

Wycliffe Singapore celebrated its 35th anniversary on Nov. 2, 2019 at Grace Baptist Church in Singapore. In a family event for ages 7 to 100, nearly 100 people gathered to mark the occasion while exploring ways to be involved in missions through Bible translation....

First Nations Mark Translation Milestones

More than 30 years ago, the Naskapi people of Eastern Quebec welcomed a Wycliffe couple, Bill and Norma Jean Jancewicz, to live among them. Working closely with local leaders and community members, Bill helped the Naskapi to standardize their syllabic writing system,...

Keyboard software aids in language preservation

An international software firm developing smartphone keyboards specifically designed to write in traditional languages is helping people protect their language. The project, called Keyman, allows people to type in one of more than 600 different languages, most of...

New stats show progress in Bible translation

Wycliffe Bible Translators has released its latest annual figures on the progress being made in Bible translation worldwide. Among the highlights are that 698 languages now have the complete Bible (up from 683 in 2018), and that 1,548 languages have a complete New...