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I Find You in the Mystery

I’m debating. Should this be my last post in this series of honest posts? Should I close here on a Friday. This may be a good time to step away and feel resolve. It seems apt to remember the words of William Cameron Townsend, the founder of Wycliffe. He said, “The greatest missionary is the Bible […]

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What’s in a Name

In gearing up for a workshop in September where translation students will begin translating the book of Ruth, I’ve been doing my homework to anticipate any difficulties we might run into or questions the participants may have. Oftentimes my own questions aren’t those that my African students raise. And the opposite is true as well. […]

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David and Goliath

Last week I helped teach the second round in our Bible Translation Principles Course, a series of six one week courses spread out over a year which seeks to train mother-tongue translators. (A mother tongue translator is a national who develops the necessary capacities to translate into his or her own language.) Twenty-one participants representing […]

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