Zahra had joined a group of people attempting to escape their strife-ridden homeland and cross the border to safety in a neighboring country. But the crossing was not easy: the roads were dangerous, the surrounding terrain rugged, and the old woman very frail.
In 2008, God did something spectacular. He helped us overcome the debacle of the Tower of Babel by inspiring Bobby Gruenewald and Life.Church of Edmund, Oklahoma to create and launch an app called YouVersion.
In partnership with Biblica, ServeNow conducted children’s camps and medical clinics in Punjab, India in June 2018, sharing the hope of God’s Word with 250 children – children like Manu and Shanti who live in poverty, some of whom have lost their parents. These are boys and girls who are desperate for both physical and spiritual care.
Partnership is both a biblical imperative and a practical reality. The more the world sees us working together, and the more the Christian community sees us working together, the more impact we will have. We need to repent of any sense of competition.
“I was asked to recruit and organize the very best scholars in the Christian evangelical community in Latin America. We worked for 10 years. In 1990, we published the NVI.”
Biblica also recognizes the need for ongoing Bible translation. Language changes over time, Stefano explains. In Indonesia, it’s changing rapidly. Some text books printed in the 1980s are no longer useful. The Indonesian Bible that Biblica is currently working on will help bridge the gap between old and new language, making Scripture more accessible to everyone, especially young people and unbelievers.
Introduction In this series of three articles, we will firstly look at the nature and challenges of Bible translation and how a theology of translation is firmly rooted in Scripture. In the second article, we will more closely consider the place of Bible translation in Biblica’s Mission and Vision, looking at the centrality of Bible translation in all we do as well as its historical development. In the third, we will unpack Biblica’s translation philosophy, strategy and global translation portfolio, …