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Friday, July 23, 2021

Why do cross-cultural church planters so often miscommunicate—sometimes without realizing it until years later? In this fresh presentation from EXPLORE 2021, Steve Stanford of Ethnos360 gives clear examples of the necessity of understanding a people's worldview. He tell stories from his time...

Friday, July 9, 2021

Literacy vs. Orality in Church Planting Strategy

Here's another recording fresh from EXPLORE 2021. Listen as All-Nations' first literacy coach describes what we mean by literacy and its importance in a Bible translation project. With stories and examples, she describes the...

Thursday, July 1, 2021

In this newly released recording from EXPLORE 2021, Board member Ken Miller explores "God's Vision for All the Nations."

Our vision is "Communities of believers in every language group living out the Word of God." Brother Ken shows how this vision is built on God's vision for all nations...

Friday, June 25, 2021

In this engaging session, recorded at our EXPLORE event one week ago, Adam Boyd describes some of the linguistic and practical challenges of Bible translation. He also demonstrates some of the processes and steps required to produce an accurate and high-quality Bible that is faithful to the...

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

As a member-in-training with All-Nations, I’ve had several pursuits outside of linguistics and languages over the last few years. One side gig I enjoy is filmmaking, and after another refreshing and encouraging Camp Week, a metaphor from filmmaking comes to mind to describe what I have...

Friday, April 30, 2021

More than a year and four months after breaking ground, we were granted occupancy for the new building this week. We lost no time moving in.

Lord willing, next week the fourth office will be occupied by a new staff member. And next month, larger agricultural storage and processing areas...

Sunday, November 1, 2020

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...

Thursday, October 1, 2020

In a panel discussion at Camp Week, four brothers engaged a number of serious questions about "Tradition and Innovation in a Church Planting Paradigm."

To prepare for this in-depth discussion, we collected questions from Anabaptist church-planters and their senders. Follow this...

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

In an exercise at Camp Week 2020, Adam Boyd gave participants the opportunity to translate the Lord's Prayer in 15 minutes. Not from Greek. Just from the English we know into English without theological key terms. Now that's an exercise that would probably be good for you too!

Adam shared...

Saturday, August 1, 2020

How did the kind efforts of a group of Americans to build a meetinghouse end up destroying a poor Mexican church? What is so radically different about the church "Hamid" is part of in Southeast Asia, and the blessing they receive from America? How was a chronically impoverished community...

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  • “Faith comes by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” Romans 10:17
  • “Repentance and remission of sins should be preached in His name to all nations, beginning at Jerusalem. And you are witness of these things.” Luke 24:47, 48
  • “Go therefore, and make disciples of all nations.” Matthew 28:19
  • “In you all the families of the earth shall be blessed.” Genesis 12:3
  • “That the Gentiles should be fellow heirs, and of the same body, and partakers of His promise in Christ through the Gospel.” Ephesians 3:6
  • “That they all may be one; as You, Father, are in Me, and I in You, that they also may be one in Us; that the world may believe that You sent Me.” John 17:21
  • “Is it not written, ‘My house shall be called a house of prayer for all nations’?” Mark 11:17
  • “Ask of me, and I will give You the nations for Your inheritance.” Psalm 2:8
  • “Behold, a great multitude which no one could number, of all nations, tribes, peoples, and tongues, standing before the throne and before the Lamb, clothed with white robes.” Revelation 7:9
  • “Finally, brethren, pray for us, that the word of the Lord may run swiftly and be glorified.” 2 Thessalonians 3:1
  • “All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness.” 2 Timothy 3:16
  • “Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.” Psalm 119:105
  • “As cold water to a weary soul, so is good news from a far country.” Proverbs 25:25
  • “More to be desired are they than gold, yea, than much fine gold; sweeter also than honey and the honeycomb.” Psalm 19:10
  • “All the ends of the world shall remember and turn to the LORD, and all the families of the nations shall worship before You.” Psalm 22:27
  • “Truly, as I live, all the earth shall be filled with the glory of the LORD.” Numbers 14:21
  • “Declare His glory among the nations, His wonders among all peoples. For the LORD is great and greatly to be praised; He is to be feared above all gods.” Psalm 96:3, 4
  • “For the earth will be filled with the knowledge of the glory of the LORD, as the waters cover the sea.” Habakkuk 2:14
  • “That all the peoples of the earth may know that the Lord is God; there is no other.” 1 Kings 8:60
  • “For from the rising of the sun, even to its going down, My name shall be great among the Gentiles; in every place incense shall be offered to My name, and a pure offering; for My name shall be great among the nations.” Malachi 1:11
  • “All nations whom You have made shall come and worship before You, O Lord, and shall glorify Your name.” Psalm 86:9
  • “For as the earth brings forth its bud, as the garden causes the things that are sown in it to spring forth, so the Lord GOD will cause righteousness and praise to spring forth before all the nations.” Isaiah 61:11
  • "Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth!" Psalm 46:10
  • "This is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior, who desires all men to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth." 1 Timothy 2:3, 4
  • "You are worthy. . .; for You were slain, and have redeemed us to God by Your blood out of every tribe and tongue and people and nation, and have made us kings and priests to our God." Revelation 5:9, 10
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