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A crowd gathers in Bambalang village, Cameroon, to watch the LUKE film.


News, Ideas and Progress in Bible Translation

Translators Aid in Fight Against COVID-19

“Wash your hands” is a key message in fighting the spread of the novel coronavirus around the globe. But for roughly 30 per cent the world’s population, that simple advice is not accessible because it hasn’t been translated into their language.

Cameroon Translators Shift Focus During Pandemic

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Bible translators in Cameroon are creating and distributing public health information about the disease, which one language community calls “pneumonia with thorns.”   The Cameroon Association for Bible Translation and Literacy...

Total languages globally: 7,353
Languages with some Scripture: 3,384
Languages needing translation: 2,115
Languages with full Bible: 698
Languages with New Testament only: 1,548
The Word That Brings Freedom

The Word That Brings Freedom

Afaafa decided to read the first Bible verse she set her eyes on–and it “happened” to be Galatians 5:1. That night, she dreamed that God was inviting her to choose slavery or freedom.

Give Us Your Fuel, Lord!

Give Us Your Fuel, Lord!

While Budy was working in a village 85 km from his home, recording the “JESUS” film, a massive 7.5 earthquake hit his home city in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.


A Look at God’s Transforming Power

A Light Passed Before Us

A Light Passed Before Us

One day, while a young Siarlak man was reading his lines from the “JESUS” film script, an audio technician named Bennis noticed a change in the speaker’s voice and pressed the “pause” button. Looking up, Bennis saw tears in the young man’s eyes.

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Sights & Sounds

Inspiring video and audio features

VIDEO Gergiko (Wycliffe Australia.)
The Mukulu people of Chad now have the New Testament and a literacy program in their language, Gergiko.

AUDIO – The Why and How of Bible Translation
by Jack Popjes

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