Linking the Canadian Church with the world's minority language groups, to see community transformation through Bible translation, use of translated Scriptures, mother-tongue literacy and education.


Word Alive is published three times annually by Wycliffe Bible Translators of Canada. Its mission is to inform, inspire and involve the Christian public as partners in the worldwide Bible translation movement.

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Healing Hearts Head-on

Spring 2018

Decades of civil strife and brutality have left thousands of people traumatized in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). In response to the widespread trauma, pastors asked Wycliffe personnel serving in the African country to help them deal with the enormous needs they encounter daily. The result was Bible-based trauma healing workshops and resources, translated again and again into the many...

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