WordAlive Now

It’s about the process

By Guest Contributor | Aug 30, 2021

Our goal is to see people transformed by the Word of God. Simply handing them a Bible doesn’t make that happen.

Called to peace

By Wycliffe Canada | Aug 19, 2021

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.

SIL releases new fonts

By Wycliffe Canada | Aug 18, 2021

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.…

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Wycliffe Associates Appoints New President/CEO

By Wycliffe Canada | Aug 9, 2021

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…

The story of “How Great Thou Art”

By Wycliffe Canada | Jul 12, 2021

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…

Chadians celebrate full Bible in Chadian Arabic

By Guest Contributor | Jun 10, 2021

Translation of the full Bible into Chadian Arabic, a language spoken by half the population of Chad, was completed in 2019. The project, which spanned 25 years, culminated in the arrival of some 21,000 printed copies this past April. Two…

How to find God in your questions

By Guest Contributor | Jun 3, 2021

Our friend Kwefi — a young, local Christian mother — had just died in childbirth, and I was angry. “Why, God? Why did you let her die?” I yelled. I was desperate and insistent for answers.

South Asians respond to the Word

By Guest Contributor | May 31, 2021

Though South Asia can be a challenging region of the world for Christians to serve faithfully in ministry, Bible translation is moving forward and God is blessing His people.

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Wycliffe’s Arsenault shares in top award

By Wycliffe Canada | May 17, 2021

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…

“YWAM has people”. . . and a big vision

By Guest Contributor | May 14, 2021

Forty-six countries have five or more languages still needing Bible translation to begin, totalling 1,142 languages. YWAM has people in every one of those countries — including mother-tongue speakers for about 200 of the languages.