Everyone can help others understand about Bible translation. Here are some resources to help you do just that. These resources are designed to help a church, home Bible study, children’s Sunday School class or other group understand the needs of the bibleless peoples and the value of Bible translation into the languages of the world.
A history of Wycliffe and its work around the world
Wycliffe Bible Translators
This site has lots of information about Bible translation and the work of Wycliffe Bible translators. There is store where you can purchase books, videos and other things related to translation.
A curriculum for children to pray for the twenty countries in the world the most in need of the Bible
Children’s activity book
This free activity book answers question such as: What is a translator? What language was the Old Testament written in? What language did Jesus’ disciples speak? This 16 page booklet lets kids explore many aspects of Bible translation and challenges them to solve some difficult problems along the way.
Passages from the Gospels about Jesus translated into many languages. Fun to look at and to flash in the screen on Sunday morning
Downloadable children’s curriculum
Wycliffe offers this free on its website. The service-learning projects in particular would be a perfect companion to your church’s VBS program!
A site with lots of good information about short term missions trips
An on-line course “Introduction to Short Term Missions” Offered by the Abba Mission School Online
This is a a timeline of missions, showing that missions started in first century and continues through today. It is not a recent addition.
A map showing linguistic diversity in the world.
A fun-filled, online family game to teach children about Bible translation.
A very helpful list of books and articles dealing with what the Bible says about missions. Includes are links to some articles which can be downloaded for free.
Unreached Peoples Prayer Card for Ghana (pdf document)
This prayer card is based on one created by Operation Mobilization. We have added information about the peoples where GILLBT (the Ghanaian organization to which we are loaned) is working.
Press Release (PDF document)
A press release with several variants. Can be used in a church bulletin, a local newspaper, etc.
Prayer PowerPoint (ppt, 700 KB)
A very short PowerPoint about us with a blank prayer requests page – for use in church services and other meetings.
Family portrait 2010 (pdf, 1.0 MB)
Our latest family portrait
Size of Africa map (pdf, 1.0 MB)
Downloadable high resolution map showing the size of Africa (pdf 1MB)
John 3 in Akan – a language of Ghana (mp3, 2.4 MB)
Just for fun, or put it in the announcement Powerpoint at church
Latest numbers about Bible translation worldwide (pdf, 418.6 KB)
This is in PDF format so that it can be easily printed. Feel free to excerpt any information and distribute it however.
Our latest newsletter (pdf)
This is in PDF format so that it can be easily printed. Feel free to excerpt any information and distribute it with your friends and people in your church. Please do not post it on a website without asking. See our Prayer Page to download our latest photo newsletter.
Ed is always reading a new book. He has put wish lists on Alibris.com and Amazon.com. Each one contains different items. Some of the books on Alibris are very inexpensive, even including shipping.
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