Approaching our 60th anniversary in 2014 sees Wycliffe Australia adopting a revised logo and colour family. Over the past six decades Wycliffe has used a total of six different logos. Our new logo, the seventh, incorporates key elements of our logo heritage: > Use of the colours red, blue and gold > The emblem of [...]CONTINUE READING →
When Vision 2025 was being birthed in 1999, I had no idea Wycliffe Bible Translators even existed. I doubt I’d even heard or thought much about Bible translation. Like your average young Christian, I took it for granted that the Bible was in the language I knew best. I had no idea of how crucial [...]CONTINUE READING →
In 2014 Wycliffe Bible Translators Australia (WBTA) will be celebrating its 60th anniversary. Although Wycliffe Australia was founded in 1954, its origins go back even further. From 1950 to 1954 a series of summer schools called the ‘Wycliffe School of Linguistics for Missionaries’ was held in Melbourne, Victoria, under the auspices of the Interdenominational Missionary [...]CONTINUE READING →
Why Bible translation? — a personal perspective by Barry Borneman Bible translation is difficult work. It requires cultural sensitivity, academic excellence, perseverance in large measure and commitment to a multicultural team over many years. It does not happen in a hurry, and involvement is often measured in decades of one’s life rather than years. What [...]CONTINUE READING →
WBT Australia commits most of its personnel and resources to Bible translation needs in the nearby Pacific islands and Asia. Australian members currently have direct involvement with Bible translation in around 25 languages and a secondary involvement through management, training and funding in a further 100+ languages. Wycliffe members are encouraged to take a holistic [...]CONTINUE READING →
Come to our coffee arvo…
Hear from guest speaker Kirk Franklin, Executive Director of Wycliffe Global Alliance, and join with other Wycliffe members and advocates to share and learn more about Bible Story Telling and the reaching of unreached people groups.
Mission Trips for 2013 – 1. Work Team to Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. 2. Work Team to Darwin, Northern Territory. 3. Work Team to Kangaroo Ground, Victoria
A series of separate live-in seminars on the Sunshine Coast, including a Bible Story Telling workshop, Kairos Condensed World Missions course, 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.