Film and VideoWomen

Chosen Witness

An unlikely woman's life is dramatically transformed by a man who will soon change the world forever. In this animated short film, experience the life of Jesus through the eyes of one of his followers, Mary Magdalene. The Jesus Film…
Richard
April 16, 2021
DigitalResponding to Needs

Digital Dialogue

Daring to stay relevant in an era of information overload
Andreas Ernst (2021)
Effective media is not about the right products or numbers, but about the quality of interaction with people. What does this really mean? Andreas Ernst highlights three key principles which can help us assess how engaging our media approaches are.…
Richard
April 13, 2021
Training

Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods

Dallas International University, Texas
The 'Scripture Engagement Strategy and Methods' course focuses on the sociolinguistic, socioeconomic, sociopolitical, and socio-religious factors that either hinder or foster the use of vernacular literature. Practical strategies and activities that promote the use of Bible translations in public and…
Richard
April 7, 2021
Training

CanIL Scripture Engagement Training

The Canada Institute of Linguistics (CanIL) offers a Scripture Engagement training track with courses accepted by SIL and Wycliffe Bible Translators as preparation for cross-cultural service. Dates: June 14-August 14, 2021. The course is being offered online by Zoom meetings…
Richard
March 8, 2021
Research

Scripture Use Research And Ministry (SURAM)

Investigating the use, or lack of use, of translated New Testaments in eleven languages spoken in Papua New Guinea
Compiled by René van den Berg (2020)
The SURAM Report presents the results, conclusions and recommendations of the SURAM (Scripture Use Research And Ministry) project, which ran from 2014 until early 2017. SURAM investigated the use, or lack of use, of translated New Testaments in eleven languages…
Richard
February 10, 2021
Trauma Healing

Trauma Healing Basics

Free resources that help people learn about trauma and start to heal
Trauma Healing Basics are simple, practical tools that anyone can use to learn about and respond to trauma. Developed by the team at Trauma Healing Institute, these free resources combine mental-health best practices with the wisdom of the Bible. We…
Richard
February 8, 2021
Bible TranslationCultureResearch

Making a Difference

Bible Translation among the Dagomba and Konkomba of Northern Ghana
Solomon Sumani Sule-Saa, with Joyce Park (2021)
How did two very different language communities encounter and make early choices about Christianity? This book is a historical record of the Dagomba and Konkomba people groups of Northern Ghana as they embraced the Bible translated into their mother tongues.…
Richard
February 1, 2021
Bible TranslationDigital

PTXprint – Bible Layout For Everyone

Rapidly create Scripture PDFs for quality trial publications
PTXprint is a stand-alone program which allows you to create high quality PDFs for trial publications of Scripture. It has a multitude of easily configurable options allowing a whole range of outputs. The interface is user-friendly, enabling anyone to produce…
Richard
January 11, 2021
Bible StudyDigitalMarketing and Distribution

Training Mercy Ships’ Chaplains

Listening Groups and Scripture Distribution in Senegalese languages
Laurie Klaas (2021)
This report describes the Scripture Engagement training which was carried out in response to an invitation from Mercy Ships. Twelve local chaplains were trained to facilitate listening groups among the outpatients of Mercy Ship’s Hospital Out-Patient Extension Center (HOPE Center).…
Richard
January 6, 2021