Why Collaboration is a Critical Part of Bible Translation

Image courtesy of Wycliffe USA.

Last month, we heard about a new collective movement underway among Bible translators in Southeast Asia. Today, we’ll look closely at how collaboration works in the mission field.

“We come alongside the local churches and communities in a region, and we ask, ‘what are your needs for Scripture? Where would you like to start?’” Wycliffe USA’s Mark Taber says.

“It’s all focused on responding to the local needs of the church and community.”

Some churches want God’s Word in story form for oral learners. Others seek evangelistic tools in their language, like the JESUS Film or Scripture-based songs.

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SOURCE: Mission Network News, Katey Hearth

CALL TO ACTION

  • Now that you know, ask the Lord how He wants you to respond. Then, follow through in obedience.