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Inside a Russian Orthodox church in St. Petersburg, visitors light candles as an offering while they pray. Photo by Marc Ewell.


News, Ideas and Progress in Bible Translation

700th Bible translated

The full Bible has now been translated into 700 of the world’s 7,300-plus languages.

A Changed Perspective

A Changed Perspective

Jamal was moved by the sign language Scripture translations he watched, but the videos mainly stirred up questions — especially when it came to the divinity of Jesus.

The 30th Anniversary

The 30th Anniversary

On Aug. 10, 2020, my wife Jo and I celebrated a significant anniversary of a major life event in 1990. The location was a Canela village in Brazil. The occasion was the distribution of newly printed Bible portions, which Jo and I helped translate in partnership with the Canela people.


A Look at God’s Transforming Power

A Great Harvest in Peru

A Great Harvest in Peru

“What is currently happening with the Quechua Church is truly extraordinary! There is revival! I have never seen anything like it in all the time I have been working in ministry.”

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Our People

Featured Wycliffe Staff

Valerie & Cameron Hamm

Sean & Lezlie Allison

Sights & Sounds

Inspiring video and audio features

VIDEO A Vast Crowd (Wycliffe U.S.)

Around the world, people are meeting the God who died to save them through Scripture in a language and format they can understand. 

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

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