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Curious About Christmas

By Samuel Ko | Dec 17, 2018

One day, two Bible translators came to visit. They brought booklets, called The Christmas Story, in the mother tongue of the villagers. The entire community was invited to hear the story.

Loving This “Fishbowl” Life

By Guest Contributor | Dec 14, 2018

Here’s the super cool thing: people here care and they meet you where you’re at.

‘I want to make Jesus my King’

By Samuel Ko | Dec 4, 2018

For many elderly people in minority language groups around the world, God’s Word is only now coming to them in a language they can understand. They are learning about faith in Christ in their sunset years.

A good example is an African man in his 80s named Taapro, living on the Ndop Plain of Cameroon. He was known as a liar and a thief, and he feared traditional spirits.

‘Why have you come?’

By Samuel Ko | Nov 29, 2018

No matter how long you have been a believer, the Bible is essential for teaching us more about the Lord and the way He wants us to live. God’s goal is to move us from simply being converts to being…

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Alaska celebrates Yupik Bible recording

By Samuel Ko | Nov 27, 2018

In 1959, Wycliffe Bible Translators sent two young linguists, David and Mitzi Shinen, to Gambell, Alaska. There they spent a few years learning the Yupik language and then started translating the New Testament. A careful and accurate translation from the…

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Latin Americans embrace missions call to Southeast Asia

By Doug Lockhart | Nov 19, 2018

“We believe God is raising up a new wave of missionaries from Latin America for the Bible translation task in Southeast Asia.

Feeling Loved and Valued

By Samuel Ko | Nov 15, 2018

When Matilde decided to attend a literacy class based on Bible readings in Cusco Quechua, her mother tongue, her husband taunted her.

Faithful God, Faithful Servant

By Samuel Ko | Nov 1, 2018

Goma Mabele knows what perseverance is, after serving three decades in the Mbandja Bible translation project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

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Gospel Comes Alive for Ethiopian Deaf

By Samuel Ko | Oct 31, 2018

We hoped that, one day, we would get a way to learn God’s Word in a way that we understand best.

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Brazil workshop equips consultants

By Samuel Ko | Oct 30, 2018

A recent work­shop in Brazil for trans­la­tion con­sul­tants-in-train­ing drew 50 participants from nine countries.