Rejoice!

by Jim on 13 November 2017

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I know I posted about Bible translation last week — but hey, it’s hard to get very far if you can’t even hear God’s Word in a language you can understand!

So here it is — a post from just a few days ago in Democratic Republic of Congo: Tembo New Testament received with much joy! (by Jennings)

Don’t worry, I have a few more posts for you to enjoy, once you’re done enjoying that one.

  • SCHOOL DAZE – because once in a while, you just have to have a few home school pics (Paraguay).
  • Grab Bag Report – this and that from Ukraine
  • First Fruit – just a moment of reflection from Uganda
  • October/ November Update – some updates just to show what’s happening in one corner of the world, this time in Chile

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And today, some interesting reflections on Bible translation, an obligatory Reformation post, and more! Go and visit these missionary blogs from around the world…Luther Bible Translation

  1. The Unfortunate Consequences of Short-Sighted Bible Translation (Cameroon) – Some fascinating thoughts about Bible translation from a long-term point of view.
  2. Power interface (Ghana) – Why Bible translation is a key ingredient in our current increasingly networked and global community.
  3. Some Reflections on Visiting Wittenberg on the 500th Anniversary of the Protestant Reformation (Thailand) – A visit to Wittenberg, with pictures.
  4. Burn Survivor Camp Report! (Mexico) – The joys of long term ministry to burn victims.
  5. Contented (France) Simply. Great. Post.
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Some really interesting and fascinating posts from missionaries around the world today. For example, this one from Kenya about irrigation canals. Who knew this could be such a strategic ministry? Let the Water Flow: Improved Irrigation Canals in Garissa And here are some thoughts in the never-ending debate about how to respond to other religions. […]

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It’s the basics that are important. Sharing the gospel, baptizing, teaching people to obey Christ. So it’s good to see it happening, for example, in Australia: Dear Praying Friends… And there are many special ways to serve – for example, this is a little late, but Happy Mother’s Day! (Uganda) And while we’re in Africa, […]

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