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Scripture Engagement Essentials

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 2022, the SE course will be taught twice: Spring 2022 on Zoom: January…
Richard
August 19, 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
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
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
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
AdvocacyTraining

Bible Engagement Workshop

eLearning hub from SGM Canada
Many Christians don’t engage with the Bible because they don’t know how to. According to Dr. Phil Collins, Center for Scripture Engagement, Taylor University, “Ninety-five percent of Christians say they have never been taught how to engage Scripture.” When we…
Richard
November 6, 2020
DigitalResearchYoung People

Global Youth Culture

Online and Off-Course
"Unfortunately, it seems that instead of turning to sources of actual truth found in God’s Word, pastors, and the Church, our youth are doing Google and YouTube searches to find the answers for who they are and what is their…
Richard
September 28, 2020