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Faith Comes By Hearing Joins Alliance

Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH), a non-profit organization headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico, has joined the Wycliffe Global Alliance. On Jan. 8, FCBH leaders signed a membership covenant at a meeting with Alliance leaders from the Americas, thereby joining more...

SIL Announces 22nd Edition of Ethnologue

On Feb. 21, SIL, Wycliffe's key field partner, released the 22nd edition of its authoritative catalogue of world languages, the Ethnologue. "Our knowledge about languages is dynamic–and constantly improving," SIL notes on its website. "In 2009, the 16th edition...

Total languages globally: 7,099

Languages with some Scripture: 3,350+

NT translations with Wycliffe involvement: 1,000

Spoken languages needing translation: 1,879

Sign languages needing translation: 284

Technology aids access to God’s Word

Because the Engan people of Papua New Guinea are largely an oral culture, a translation team is creating audio recordings ...
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No word for “grace”

In February 2018, three of our Nukna co-translators (Muransi, Emson and Tángiliong) came to Ukarumpa (the main translation centre in ...
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Take My Pyakende Upon You

“Take my yoke upon you…and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden ...
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A Look at God’s Transforming Power

Berki’s Choice

Since he was 19, this committed Christian has struggled to keep his life clean in God’s eyes. Based on what he knows in God’s Word, Berki has consistently refused to participate in a Hamer people’s cultural rite of passage into manhood: bull jumping. In this ceremony, the village gathers. Bare-backed women chant and blow horns in hopes of provoking the boys to whip them with birch sticks. The permanent scars become a symbol of their devotion — even though some women have died from the beatings.

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


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