Category Archives: Bible Translation

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

Lutheran Bible Translators // Presentation from AFLC Schools on Vimeo. You are encouraged to learn more about the work of Bible translation by visiting: Lutheran Bible Translators and Lutheran Bible Translators: Canada.

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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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Interested in Serving as an Lutheran Bible Translator Missionary? IDIOM is a good place to begin!

Are you interested in learning more about becoming an Lutheran Bible Translator missionary? If so, you are invited to attend our In Depth Investigation of Mission (IDIOM) event August 6 – 9, 2014. The event is free and housing and … Continue reading

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Continuing What Began at Pentecost among the Nizaa People in Cameroon

Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada (LBTC) Missionaries Rev. Mike and Kara (nee Hautz) Kuhn, have been with LBTC since January 2012. They were deployed for the first time in March of 2013, and are currently working on a New Testament … Continue reading

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Rob and Eshinee Veith: Serving the Lord in Botswana

In their newsletter, Far Trekking, Rob and Eshinee Veith, missionaries serving with Lutheran Bible Translators report that they have returned to Botswana so that Eshinee can continue to work on the Wayeyi Bible translation project. Rob has resumed his ethnomusicology … Continue reading

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Interested in Serving Christ in Another Country? Check Out Opportunities with Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada

LBTC missionaries desire to serve God by sharing the Gospel with others beyond their homeland. They are willing to live among people in cultures quite different than their own. Lutheran Bible Translators of Canada (LBTC) recruits Lutherans to become missionaries … Continue reading

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