Kulumi XAudio

KULUMI X

Compact solar-powered audio player
The KULUMI X is the latest addition to the KULUMI family of products. It is a solar powered audio player with 8GB of internal memory, three levels of content navigation, a rechargeable Li-ion battery and a built-in solar panel. It…
Richard
September 22, 2022
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Freedom Ascent – Addiction Recovery

Begin your journey out of addiction
Alcohol, drugs, pornography, and many forms of abuse are devastating worldwide problems. These, along with other seductive beliefs and behaviors, have been wrecking havoc on individuals, families, entire communities, and even churches. The good news is that there is an…
Richard
September 19, 2022
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. In 2023, the SE course will be taught twice: Spring 2023 on Zoom: January…
Richard
August 30, 2022
Bible TranslationLanguage Issues

Translanguaging: Leveraging Multilingualism for Scripture Engagement

In The Bible Translator, Vol 73, Issue 1, 2022
Timothy Hatcher, Sangsok Son (2022)
Translanguaging as both a theoretical and andragogical lens respects established language-use preferences of end users and seeks to create engagement opportunities that correspond most naturally to a community's current language-use patterns. Use of Scripture should mirror language-use patterns observed elsewhere…
Richard
August 9, 2022
Translating the Bible into Action (2nd edition)AdvocacyBible PreachingBible ReadingBible StorytellingBible StudyBible TranslationChildrenCultureDigitalDramaLanguage IssuesLiteracyMarketing and DistributionMeditation and PrayerMemorising ScriptureMusic and WorshipTrauma HealingVisual Arts

Translating the Bible into Action

How the Bible can be Relevant in all Languages and Cultures
Margaret Hill, Harriet Hill (2022)
Second Edition (2022) When Jesus was born to Mary, God “translated” himself into our human world. This act of God’s translation continues today wherever the gospel is expressed, in each language and lived out in each culture that makes up…
Richard
June 18, 2022
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God and Language

Exploring the Role of Language in the Mission of God
Michael Greed and Dawn Kruger (editors) (2022)
From the book description: What is language? “Language is more than syntax and morphology; it is the vehicle for assuming the weight of a culture,” writes John Pobee, quoted in Michel Kenmogne’s Foreword to this volume. More than that: language…
Richard
April 21, 2022
State of the Bible 2022Research

State of the Bible USA 2022

In a word, the current State of the Bible is “under-engaged.” Perhaps the Bible has been neglected or simply taken for granted as people dealt with the challenges of reassembling their lives after a disruptive pandemic. A significant number of…
Richard
April 7, 2022