Your window on partnering for the unreached through
Bible translation, community development, and church planting
God's Vision for All the Nations — Ken Miller
Audio recording: God’s Vision for All the Nations — Ken Miller
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 around the world, and how the written Word of God—in language they understand—is essential for this vision to be realized. "How shall they see the Glory without knowing the Story?"
The Background Story: "How we were sent to the Mixtec"
Audio recording: The Background Story: "How we were sent to the Mixtec"
The Mixtec team discuss the developing a vision for sending from the home church, the function and structure of the support team, and the story of gaining entry to an indigenous village.
The Path to Team Formation
Audio recording: The Path to Team Formation
An All-Nations field member discusses his journey from childhood with limited exposure to missions to joining a team in Colombia as a New Testament translator. Along the way he gained experience overseas teaching school and traveling to different countries. He shares some of the uncertainties, difficulties and possibilities that developed as he pursued the path on which that God was him. Ultimately God opened doors for him to team with another family translating the Word of God for a people group in Colombia.
Bible Translation Explained and Demonstrated — Adam Boyd
Audio recording: Bible Translation Explained and Demonstrated — Adam Boyd
In this engaging session, 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 original language.
Literacy vs. Orality in Church Planting Strategy
Audio recording: Literacy vs. Orality in Church Planting Strategy
In this interview, an All-Nations literacy coach begins by describing what we mean by literacy and the importance of it in a Bible translation project. With stories and examples, she describes the essential role a literacy program plays in planting an indigenous church, even among a primarily oral language community.
Their Worldview Grid- Lessons in Indigenous Church Planting — Steve Stanford
Church planting is a core component of the All-Nations strategy. 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 ministering among an indigenous people of South America and emphasizes the importance of creating points of tension to deconstruct people's erroneous worldview when bringing the gospel.
Practical Questions about Partnering with All-Nations
Audio recording: Practical Questions about Partnering with All-Nations
Get a quick explanation of our core values, then join us for a conversation about what it looks like to join All-Nations, the place for single people, how long training takes, and how long to expect to be on the field.