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Bible Translation

Eating an Unpeeled Banana

An excellent video about eating unpeeled bananas – or reading the Bible without a translation.
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Church: World

Keep Up!

Can the old wineskin of the Western mission agencies serve the new wine of the rising world mission movement? This is a massive challenge and one which technology alone will not solve.

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Bible Translation

Little Girls Are Learning to Read

One of the things I really value about Bible translation work is not just that it makes the Scriptures available (which is brilliant in itself), but it also helps millions of women and girls to learn to read and to start to take control of their own lives.

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Bible & Mission Bible Translation

Scripture Access 2015

Some great news about Bible translation and an awkward little niggle.

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Observations

Throwback Thursday: Partners? Why not Friends?

My friends know my worst side and they still care for me and they pray for me. There is no pressure to maintain an image with my friends. I wonder how many missionaries are good enough friends with the people they have come to serve, that they dare let the image slip for a while?

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Bible & Mission Observations

Missions’ Commission Round Table

Some thoughts, notes and reflections on a three-day mission roundtable meeting. With some pretty photographs.

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Mission

Should Wycliffe Bible Translators Exist?

It is clear that some kingdom work cannot be done by a church, a family of churches, a denomination or stream, or an apostolic team on their own. In such cases, for example, the work of Bible translation, it is important that agencies like Wycliffe Bible Translators work alongside and serve the local churches.

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Observations

Kouyanet Reader: David B.

Meet Kouyanet reader, David Bunce. Latterly of St Andrews, David is now a pastoral assistant in Vienna. He bakes bread, reads Karl Barth and is interested in languages; what a nice guy!

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Observations

My Story Is Only A Part of a Much Bigger One

God has been at work through history; from Genesis to Revelation. Anything we do for him is, at best, a small part in that much bigger story.

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Observations

Bible Translation: Statistics and Needs

The latest updates in Bible translation statistics lead to some musings about the difficulty of of research into biological organisms and ends with a good Yorkshire phrase.