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Bible Translation

Pray for the Biblefresh Translation Project

This year, Wycliffe Bible Translators and the Bible Society are working together as part of Biblefresh to promote the translation of the Bible into two languages in Burkina Faso. You can read all about the project here. This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, […]

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Bible & Mission Bible Translation

Biblefresh Bibles for Burkina

Biblefresh: Burkina Faso View more webinars from Wycliffe Bible Translators. If you would like to contribute to the Biblefresh appeal please click here. THANK YOU. This post is more than a year old. It is quite possible that any links to other websites, pictures or media content will no longer be valid. Things change on […]

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Bible Translation Observations

Comparing the AV and Missionary Translations

Yesterday, I had the great pleasure of lecturing in College Hall at Hereford Cathedral. My title was ‘Thinking Greek Thoughts inEnglish Words, and Beyond’. Essentially, I discussed the similarities and differences between the translation of the Authorised Version and modern missionary translations, with lots of references to my own experiences working in Kouya. You can […]

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Bible & Mission

The Whole Story in Five Acts

I’ve recently put together a series of five studies which give an overview of the Biblical narrative and which are now available for download (pdf) on the Wyliffe Bible Translators website. The official blurb reads: Wycliffe Bible Translators have prepared the Bible study resource “The Whole Story in Five Acts” for use by church small […]

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Bible & Mission

Supporting Biblefresh

You can read my thoughts about agencies working together to support Biblefresh here, if you want to. Just in case you don’t want to follow the link, here is a taster of what I have to say: The year 2011 is going to be an exciting one for those of us who are keen to […]

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Bible & Mission

The Product and Guide of Mission: BibleFresh

This is the fourth post in a short series about the relationship between the Bible and Christian Mission. In the previous post in this series, I argued that a key outcome of Christian mission is that people have access to the Scriptures. With that in mind, I’d like to take a brief look at BibleFresh, […]

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Bible Translation

BibleFresh

For over a year now, I’ve been involved in the development of an initiative called BibleFresh which draws together a wide of range of Christian organisations in the UK. Wycliffe Bible Translators is going to be very involved in the initiative as it rolls out. The aim is to encourage British Christians to engage with […]

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Africa Bible Translation

Visiting the Coal Face

I spend most of my working life sitting at a desk doing stuff in England that makes it possible for people in other parts of the world to translate the Bible into minority languages.  However, at the moment, I’m in Burkina Faso with my colleague Phil, exploring ways in which translation work here can be […]