Word Alive Now Blog
Growing up under communism as part of a minority language group in Asia, Bota knew nothing about Jesus. But as a young adult, she grew increasingly curious about the meaning of life and whether God existed.
When Danny Foster was first approached about serving as CanIL’s president, he said no. He was having the time of his life, as training co-ordinator for an ambitious Bible translation project in Tanzania, East Africa.
Translation of the Old Testament into the Eastern Apurímac Quechua language of Peru has been completed. As a result, the minority language group will soon have access to the entire Bible in the language that serves them best.
My husband Will was working with a local translation team. One day, we were reading Mark chapter 6. It says that Jesus sent out his disciples, saying, “Take nothing for your journey except a staff.” One of the translators asked me, “How old were the disciples?”
As of this week, more than 60 per cent of the people fleeing Ukraine have come to Poland — more than all other European countries combined.
A Ukrainian Bible Society team is tirelessly bringing physical and spiritual food to seniors, as well as people in bomb shelters, hospitals, and orphanages. Some are calling them “Angels of Kyiv,” says a Mar. 7 web posting by the Canadian…
The Migaama New Testament was launched in a vibrant and exciting event in the village of Baro in Chad in December 2021. The New Testament represents an opportunity to emphasize Jesus’ message of peace, forgiveness and reconciliation at a time when…
More than half of Papua New Guinea’s 820 languages still do not have a single verse of Scripture, making it one of the top countries of greatest need for Bible translation. Duncan Kasokason is leading the way for other local consultants in Bible translation.
An international team of 12 organizations including Wycliffe Canada and its partner OneBook are providing linguists, consultants, exegetical advisers and software specialists to develop a new software tool: The Bible Translator’s Assistant (TBTA). The software has potential to speed access…
Many people think that mission workers need to be preachers, teachers, doctors, or nurses to serve overseas. But Tony and Martha Hinton—a trained auto mechanic and a speech pathologist—prove that God can use people who are willing to go where He sends them—no matter what their skills are.