Your window on partnering for the unreached through
Bible translation, community development, and church planting

Saturday, June 4, 2022

with a bonus story time Friday evening!

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Watch or Listen to last year's EXPLORE 2021

June 4, 2021 Online

This is last year's schedule. We are planning the 2022 event and look forward to sharing the program with you.

2:00 The All-Nations Vision

Welcome – Bryant Martin, Communications Director

God’s Vision for All the Nations – Ken Miller, Board member

2:50 Our Mission: Partnering with Churches

How Our Church Supports Our Vision – E.W. and J.F in Mexico

Finding Our Way into a Mixtec Village – L.H. in Mexico

10-minute Break

3:40 All-Nations Teams

The Path to Team Formation – W.D., Colombia

4:00 Bible Translation

Stories of God at Work in Bible Translation – R.W. (Wycliffe) in West Africa

5:00 One-hour Break

6:00 Bible Translation, continued

Bible Translation, Explained and Demonstrated – Adam Boyd (Wycliffe) in PNG

6:50 Community Development

Setting up a Foundation for Community Development – L.S., Indonesia

Literacy vs. Orality in Church Planting Strategy – an interview with A.O., literacy coach

10-minute Break

7:45 Church Planting

Their Worldview Grid: Lessons in Indigenous Church Planting – Steve Sanford (Ethnos360)

All-Nations Church Planting Course: an Introduction – Joel Martin, General Director

8:50 Core Values of All-Nations

May We Partner with You? – Bryant Martin

9:00 Closing

Guest Speakers

R. W.

R. W. is a conservative Anabaptist who has served with Wycliffe Bible Translators in Africa for longer than All-Nations existed. She will be telling stories of what God has done and what she has learned in over 20 years as a Bible translator. We withhold her full name here for security reasons.

Adam Boyd

Adam and his family live in Papua New Guinea, where he serves in Bible translation with the Enga people. Adam also participated in our video series, God’s Word: Enduring through the Ages. He will be demonstrating what Bible translation is like.

Steve Sanford

Steve served in the jungles of Venezuela with Ethnos360 back when it was New Tribes Mission. He is now on Ethnos360’s executive leadership team and teaches at their Wayumi center in Pennsylvania. He will be sharing experiences and lessons learned with the Joti people.

Is EXPLORE worth your time? Here's what others are saying.

"An engaging and interactive time."

"Filled with well-informed snapshots of what is involved in Bible translation."

"The reality of the need and the challenges of meeting it were not sugar-coated. They were viewed through the perspective of faith."

  • “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