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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
Trauma in AmericaTrauma Healing

Trauma in America

Understanding how people face hardships and how the church offers hope
How can the Bible and the church heal the wounds of trauma? Millions of people in the United States contend with poverty, the effects of disease, and natural disaster. Many suffer in silence from domestic violence, emotional abuse, and the…
Richard
February 3, 2022
Strength from WeaknessTrauma Healing

Strength from Weakness

Growing through Suffering
Harriet Hill (2021)
This book is the second in a series, intended to be used after the first book, Healing the Wounds of Trauma: How the Church Can Help. The first book helps people heal from trauma and loss using biblical and mental…
Richard
September 27, 2021
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African Women Devotional Bible

Increase Bible Engagement in Africa and Beyond
The African Women Devotional Bible (AWDB) is a collaborative project of the Bible Societies in Africa who have come together to develop a Devotional Bible by African Women. It is a Scripture resource addressing circumstances and questions African Christian Women…
Richard
September 10, 2021
Expository Preaching in AfricaBible PreachingOrality

Expository Preaching in Africa

Engaging Orality for Effective Proclamation
Ezekiel A. Ajibade (2021)
From the publisher's description: How can expository preaching, rooted in a textual analysis of Scripture, be effectively utilized in oral cultures? In Expository Preaching in Africa, Ezekiel A. Ajibade engages this challenge directly, offering practical techniques for integrating African oral…
Richard
July 21, 2021
Bible Preaching

Pray Prepare Preach

Talk outlines for Bible teachers around the world
This series of study guides has basic talk outlines on various books of Scripture that are designed to help under-resourced Bible teachers in economically poorer parts of the world to understand and explain God's word clearly and accurately. They encourage…
Richard
July 19, 2021
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The Abide Bible

Engage Scripture, Engage God
"The Abide Bible is an answer to prayer for those of us passionate about Scripture engagement. The features are designed so you can absorb the Word of God in a transformative way." (Tessie Devore, Lumo Project) Created in partnership with…
Richard
August 3, 2020
Language Issues

Language and Identity in a Multilingual, Migrating World

Stephen Quakenbush, Gary Simons (eds.) (2019)
"Bible translation agencies may want to consider their frequent appeal to the special place of the mother tongue as “heart language” in producing greater comprehension and impact. In many areas of the world, bilingualism or multilingualism is the norm. People…
Richard
January 27, 2020