Engaging African MultilingualismLanguage Issues

Engaging African Multilingualism with Scripture

John L Ommani (2021)
Multilingualism in Africa is a pervasive phenomenon that requires attention and a missiological response. A modern average Kenyan is fluent in at least two languages. How does this impact our ministry in Bible translation? Many people can speak their heritage…
Richard
June 10, 2021
DigitalMarketing and Distribution

Which Wi-Fi Media Box?

A detailed comparison of the ConnectBox, LightStream Pocket, MicroPi and BibleBox Pi
Martin Lange (2021)
How do you get digital resources into the hands of people who aren’t connected to the Internet? How do you distribute apps, videos, audio, documents, and images to people who can’t afford the data it would take to download those…
Richard
May 31, 2021
Research

State of the Bible 2021

From the online church revolution to socially-distanced small groups, the landscape of Christian faith and worship in America has been deeply disrupted in the past year. The strain of the ongoing pandemic and civil unrest in our nation continues to…
Richard
May 11, 2021
ChildrenLiteracy

Bloom Bible Story Books

Let's Grow a Library
Bloom makes it easy to create simple books and translate them into multiple languages. Bloom makes it possible for many people to be involved in building a large collection of local language books. It was designed with new computer users…
Richard
April 21, 2021
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