Riverbend: Thank You For the Music

Take a look at this post by Riverbend. I’m not trying to make a comment about the wider situation in Iraq here, but we must remember that the faceless ones, the statistics in our newspapers do h...

The Pope on the Bible

I discovered the following quote from an interview on Pub Philospher (what a great name for a Blog). It comes from an interview given by Father Joseph Fessio, a friend of Pope Benedict’s. In the...

How to Read the Bible Missiologically

How to Read the Bible Missiologically Brian Russell has a terrific series of posts on his Blog about reading the Bible Missiologically. The posts are based on talks which he will be giving to Wycliffe...

Are indigenous languages dead?

There is an interesting discussion on the BBC website about African languages. Lot’s of diverse opinions – and one which is absolutely correct in every detail!...

A personal theology of mission

For my course at Spurgeons College I was recently asked to write a personal theology of Christian mission. I’ve uploaded the essay here in pdf form in case anyone is interested in reading it. It...

Changes, changes, changes…

If you have visited this site previously, you will notice that it has changed somewhat. The Blog which was rather peripheral to the site is now the front page. Most of the other content, including pho...

The New Testament in Gullah

The language that gave us the song “Kumbaya” and the words yam, nanny, and gumbo now has a Bible to call its own. Christianity Today has a fascinating article on the translation of the New...

Translating Colossians 1:20

In our Sunday morning service yesterday we had a reading of one of my favourite verses. Colossians 1:20. Rather surprisingly, the reading was from a translation we don’t often use at our Church;...

Why is Bible Translation Important?

We have been involved in Bible translation for over twenty years now. Obviously, we think that translating the Scriptures is vitally important and we’ve posted things elsewhere on this website t...