“I have here translated, brethren and sisters most dear and tenderly beloved in Christ, the New Testament, for your spiritual edifying, consolation, and solace.” —William Tyndale
What do you get when you take an Anabaptist farm boy and his family from the mid-western United States and deposit them on the other side of the earth? You get culture shock. In our training we learned about culture shock. I am grateful for our training. It removed the element of surprise....
"A vision without a task is but a dream; a task without a vision is but drudgery; a vision and a task is the hope of the world." —Inscription on a church building in Sussex, England, ca. 1730
Extreme Prayer tells Greg Pruett’s story, from a failing missionary with a failing marriage, to leadership in a ministry that regularly exceeds its ambitious goals in Kingdom advancement. All because of prayer.
O God, you are my God; earnestly I seek you; my soul thirsts for you; my flesh faints for you, as in a dry and weary land where there is no water. —Psalm 63:1
Here’s a brief update about building plans at the ABT base, and further information on projected building costs. Approximate costs were figured last year as we evaluated the overall scope of the project. They were as follows:
"God can do more in 10 minutes of our praying than we can do in 10 years of our working." —Finny K.
In 2016, our newsletter reported on peace talks underway between Colombia's government and the country's largest guerrilla group known as FARC. A peace deal did eventually go through, but how is it really working out?
Especially, what are the implications for God's children and messengers...
"Men do not reject the Bible because it contradicts itself, but because it contradicts them." —E. Paul Hovey
PRIORITY OF DISCIPLESHIP
ABT's Translation Philosophy, Part 5 of 5
The Word of God is not only a script, but is ultimately a Person. The Church’s primary task is not to translate the Scriptures, but to make disciples of Jesus.
Our purpose in the host culture setting...