“One key feature through the whole story of the Bible is the actual production of the Bible. God did not just act through history, he inspired the story to be written down so that future generations could learn and understand what was going on.” —Eddie Arthur
"No one language can capture the glory of God" —Larry Hayashi
“I have never met a missionary who had extraordinary impact in their ministry if their life did not include extraordinary surrender to the principle that to live is Christ and to die is gain.” —Jason Mandryk
Why do Christians translate their holy book when some religions do not?
Can Scriptures translated into another language still be the Word of God?...
“Translation is a powerful process. It can uncover dimensions of a message which have not been recognized in quite the same way in previous translation processes.” —Darrell Gruder
After twenty years
“Our first efforts at translating into Mayangna were soon after Ben arrived in the territory in Nicaragua. We felt my people’s desperate need for scriptural teaching material, so we started translating La Antorcha de...
"What translators rather dryly refer to as looking for key terms is in fact an exciting theological reflection on God’s revelation to us. Things which are unclear or opaque in one language or culture become crystal clear when expressed in another." —Eddie Arthur
"Language is more than just a string of words; it is a cumulative articulated coordinate of ideas. With nothing behind it or before it, language evaporates." —Lamin Sanneh
Just two years ago, we were completing a round of research and on-the-ground investigation on two fronts and wondering what steps to take next.
In Colombia, the brothers had heaps of data about dozens of language groups, all with real needs. Anabaptist churches willing to get involved...
The Word of God is precious in any language. With spiritual poverty evident all around the world, how do All-Nations teams decide where to focus their efforts?
Several hundred thousand people in Indonesia speak Sungai,* but...