What if we never tried to set up a church?

Jan 27, 2020 by

I had a call from Santiago, Bolivia, a couple of evenings ago. We talked about current politics in Bolivia, after the tumultuous public upheaval following the October presidential elections. Evo Morales, the...

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Translators’ goal: a Bible, then a church

May 21, 2018 by and

All-Nations Bible Translation is 8 years old, but in a sense it’s just getting started. That’s because a Bible translation and church-planting project can take 15 to 20 years to complete. ABT founder Joel...

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Making a case for ‘The Message’

Oct 11, 2016 by

Two months ago, I decided to do something radical: I began using Eugene Peterson’s The Message as the basis for my daily devotionals. At first I referred to this practice as “my daily dose of heresy” in...

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Bible for all tongues

Sep 14, 2015 by

Growing up in Holmes County, Ohio, I attended Sunday evening services that featured the stories of missionaries on furlough from assignments in exotic locations. I particularly remember a presentation by...

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Translation project completes Scripture for Qom

Mar 2, 2015 by and

In Fortín Lavalle, Argentina, 200 people celebrated the arrival of the first complete Bibles in the Qom language Dec. 13. Qom is the original name of the Chaco’s Toba indigenous people — a name they are...

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