We are very grateful to everyone who shares the vision for communicating the Gospel in the languages people understand best. Often this communication is written, but in a growing number of the projects we support, it is digital, or through sign languages, or oral translation – all significant ways by which people understand God’s Word. […]CONTINUE READING →
There are about 35,000 Iranians living in Australia. Their first language is Farsi, or Persian (Iran was once called Persia). Some are Christian, but others are Muslims who in recent decades have fled the repressive Islamist regime set up by the 1979 revolution. Many are disillusioned with Islam, and open to the message of Christianity.CONTINUE READING →
Wycliffe Australia owes much to the many faithful prayer partners and prayer groups who have supported the Bible translation movement here in Australia over the years. As we come to the end of our 60th celebrations and look forward to the future…CONTINUE READING →
Many hands present the finished book to those gathered at the celebration for the Naro New Testament in Botswana. This image celebrates that the work of Bible translation is done by a community of people, often representing different villages and churches.CONTINUE READING →
A broad smile and an even broader hat are a charming combination on this friendly man in Yimbéré, Cameroon. One of the languages he speaks is Fulfulde, a language that belongs to the Fulani people, but enjoys wide-spread use as a regional trade language used by millions…CONTINUE READING →
A warm sky and a stroll along the Mekong riverbank are a natural end to the day in Vientiane, the small and relaxed capital of Laos. The only land-locked nation in Southeast Asia, Laos was once part of French Indochina but in 1975 became a single-party socialist republic.CONTINUE READING →
A series of separate live-in seminars on the Sunshine Coast, including a Bible Story Telling workshop, Probe Language and Culture course, and the Proshikkhon preparation seminar.
Bible storytelling is a skill that will help ordinary Christians in three ways: evangelism, biblical knowledge and disciple making. A series of training seminars on Bible Storytelling will be held during 2014, teaching the skills of crafting, telling and teaching stories that are simple, accurate to Scripture, and easy to memorise.
The 5 day Probe course is a great first step if you will be working cross-culturally and need to learn another language. It also gives a taste of what it’s like to do Bible translation.