"The motto of every missionary, whether preacher, printer, or schoolmaster, ought to be ‘Devoted for life.’”—Adoniram Judson
Our quarterly ABT board meeting is happening today. What a blessing to work with these brothers. They are from a number of different Anabaptist groups but yet the unified vision and working together is beautiful.
Please pray for energy in completing a rather rigorous agenda and also for...
ABT's Translation Philosophy, Part 4 of 5
TRANSLATABILITY OF THE SCRIPTURES
The idea of Scripture translation flows from the concept of the Incarnation. God sent His Word in human form. By identifying with us as a man, Jesus revealed God and His will in a way uniquely...
“Your reader must be able to read God’s Word 'as though it were written yesterday'” —Martin Luther
Luther translated the German Bible.
An ABT member writes during a time of transition—
This year has seen us taking the final steps to launch out and begin our involvement in Old Testament Bible translation in Africa.
“It is sometimes said that there is no task more complex than Translation — a claim that can be readily believed when all the variables involved are taken into account” —David Crystal
Dave Brunn has a burden and a message worth sharing. "Oversimplification of complex issues is often at the root of misunderstanding and disunity," he says in his book One Bible, Many Versions...
"The Word of God is like a straight edge, which shows up our own crookedness. We can't really tell how crooked our thinking is until we line it up with the straight edge of Scripture." —Elisabeth Elliot
Recently I heard a message by Paris Reidhead entitled, “Ten Shekels and a Shirt.” In this message, Reidhead tells the story of two Moravian missionaries who left their communities to sell themselves into slavery in order to reach African slaves with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As the two...
“Do not have your concert first, and then tune your instrument afterwards. Begin the day with the Word of God and prayer, and get first of all into harmony with Him.” —Hudson Taylor