Something worth dying for.

My latest sermon at Above Bar Church on Acts 6:8-7:60 is available for download here. It’s a 5Mb MP3 file, so you probably don’t want to listen to it on a dial up connection. This post is ...

Who do we translate the Bible for?

Last week at the Bible translation leaders’ conference a fascinating question was asked from the front. “Who provides our motivation for Bible translation, the worldwide church or unreache...

Translation Leaders’ Conference

My ten days in Thailand at a Bible Translation Leaders’ conference were very interesting. Part of my job was to lead a table discussion group in French, mainly for participants from Francophone ...

The Illustrated Bible

While looking for illustrations to use in my PowerPoint presentation for Sunday morning’s sermon, I came across this site. It has an excellent selection of illustrations of biblical themes. Thes...

What we did on our day off

Well, I’m back home after a long eight days of meetings. I can’t complain, however, as we did get one day off in the middle of the conference and a few of us used it really well with a whi...

It’s a Small World

I’m sitting in the Air France lounge in Bangkok on my way home. I’ll post some reflections, pictures and even a video about my trip when I get back. In the meantime, I just picked up a cop...

It’s Hinglish, innit?

Another language related post… Having lived and worked in a Francophone environment for years, we often include French (or, more rarely, Kouya) words in our conversation even when there is a per...

Prayer

Every year, Wycliffe Bible Translators has a day of prayer in November. This year is the seventieth anniversary of the first day of prayer. This video gives a flavour of the prayer needs in the past a...