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After decades of hearing Matthew’s Gospel only in another language, the Mum people of Papua New Guinea can now hear the words of Jesus in the language of their hearts. What a difference that is making! The Mum are a small people group with few resources. Their villages are tucked…

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“God wants His Word to be spread throughout the world. We are fulfilling this by translating the Bible,” observed Mbore translator Steven Piki. “Our people will see it, read it, and understand what it is saying about God.” The dedication of their New Testament was a monumental event for the…

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With approximately 80% of the 404,000 Matengo speaking people in Tanzania identifying as Christian, the need to have the Bible translated into their heart language had become obvious. Currently, the Matengo translation team has completed only 65% of the Matengo New Testament. They continue to work had to finish the...
Picture: a woman named Aurelia, raised on rainwater and the promise of better. But things get worse and worse over a few short years: The river bursts its banks. Her home washes away, the mud walls dissolving in the downpour. The lands her community has worked for years are as...
One of the exciting byproducts of Bible translation is seeing the whole Body of Christ come together regardless of denomination! Evangelicals, Pentecostals, Catholics, Baptists, Methodists, Presbyterians and many others all hold the Word of God as holy and sacred and necessary in our faith journey. And the whole Body of...

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