Category Archives: Bible Translation

The Message of God’s Word Does Not Change But It Does Translate!

The following excerpt is from Gerhard Bode’s article, “Knowing How to Live and Die: Luther and the Teaching of the Christian Faith” in the Concordia Journal. Lamin Sanneh observed that in its history, the Christian church has been adept at … Continue reading

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Pray for and Support the Lutheran Bible Translastor’s Missionary Work of Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz

Missionaries Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz have been serving in Africa since 2003. David’s focus is to help people to read and use the Holy Scripture in their own languages. He worked in Ghana with Komba-speaking people to develop a … Continue reading

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Lutheran Bible Translators Serving in Cameroon

There are two missionary families serving as Lutheran Bible Translators in Cameroon. Rev. Mike and Kara Kuhn have been Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada (LBTC) missionaries since 2012. The Kuhns come to LBTC from Calgary, where Pastor Mike was serving … Continue reading

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Retreating with Lutheran Bible Translators in Cameroon — What a Privilege!

I was privileged to travel to Cameroon to be the Bible study leader for missionaries serving in West African countries for Lutheran Bible Translators. The retreat was five days and there were forty people that attended. The LBT(C) missionaries are … Continue reading

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What Does the Future Hold for Bible Translation and Literacy? — Rev. Dr. Jim Keller (Director of Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada)

The following excerpts are from an article written by Dr. Keller in the Messenger (Volume 44, Number 1, Fall 2016): Scripture translation has been going on around the globe since the time our Lord walked among us, and despite this, … Continue reading

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The Process of Bible Translation Explained by a Lutheran Bible Translator

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From Gutenberg to Cell Phones: How Technology Helps Spread the Gospel

Rev. Mike Kuhn, a missionary with Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada discusses the importance of using technology, specifically the cell phone, in spreading the Gospel in countries like Cameroon.  Rev. Kuhn writes in the Messenger (Vol. 43, No. 2, Fall 2015), Five … Continue reading

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Using Modern Technologies to Bring Jesus’ Good News to an Oral Society

In a recent post on the Lutheran Bible Translators website, Linda Gari notes that most people are oral communicators.  She writes, Some scholars believe that the majority of the people in the world today remain predominantly oral communicators.  This means … Continue reading

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Bible Translation Continues in Botswana

Rob and Eshinee Veith serve with Lutheran Bible Translators in Botswana. Eshinee came to an awareness of the profound need for Bible translation while a missionary with YWAM in the 1990s. In 2008, while in Botswana cataloguing the archives of a … Continue reading

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Overcoming the Language Barrier to Share the Gospel

In every Canadian province or territory, in every city, there are people for whom English or French isn’t their first language. According to the most recent census information, the foreign born population in Canada surged to a reported 6.8 million people.  … Continue reading

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