EXPLORE Event

Exploring All-Nations' Part in God's Mission


  • Understand the unique challenges of Bible translation
  • Learn first-hand about training and field experiences
  • Deepen your appreciation for languages with a fascinating introduction to how they work and how to learn them
  • Gain fresh perspective on communicating the Gospel across cultures
  • Ask your questions directly to All-Nations members and staff
  • This event is held annually the last weekend of May, Friday morning through Saturday afternoon. Please register below by May 1, 2021.



May 28-29, 2021

Click below or scroll down to view the 2020 program (cancelled due to COVID-19).
The 2021 program will be similar.


This event is normally held two miles from the All-Nations base at the facilities of Centre Life Link, 125 Puddintown Road, State College, 16801. We do not provide lodging, but can send information about special hotel pricing upon request.

The registration fee of $25 per single, couple, or family, can be paid now (see below) or at the registration table upon arrival. Thanks for helping to cover expenses!



Here you can view 2021's cancelled program as an example.
Scroll down below this program to register for 2021.


FRIDAY 10:00 a.m.

Registration

Introductions – Bryant Martin

All-Nations: What Is God About? – Aaron Crider
The real mission and why it matters

Where Christ Has Not Been Named – Joel Martin
The unreached: who and why

Praying for the Unreached – Harold Troyer

12:00 Lunch

God’s Creativity in Languages – All-Nations Member
Just a taste of linguistics

Watch, Listen, and Learn – All-Nations Member
Language-learning techniques you can use

Translating the Bible – Adam Boyd (Wycliffe)
What is it really like? Explained and demonstrated

TBA

5:00 Supper

6:30 Kept by the Power of God! – Ken Miller
Miracle of deliverance from a mob in Kenya

SATURDAY 9:00 a.m. (8:00 Continental Breakfast)

9:00 Opening

Small Group Discussion
“Beavers or Trainers”

Community Development and Church Planting – Bryant Martin
Why teams need more than translators

Savings Groups as Community Development – Clyde Zimmerman
How All-Nations teams are using SALT

Literacy as a Church Planting Strategy
An interview with our literacy consultant

Resources You Can Use
Information and inspiration we love to share!

12:00 Lunch

Called to Be Sent – RB, All-Nations member
How our church supports our vision

A View from the Mixtec Frontier – JF, All-Nations member
What God did in the last 12 months

Intercession and Supplication
Pray for people groups, teams, and sending churches

You, Your Church, and All-Nations
Partnering for the unreached

4:00 Dismissal




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."


Please register below by May 1, 2021.




Click to pay the registration fee now. You may also wait and pay at the event.

  • “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