Tumefika! We have arrived in Tanzania…

January 23, 2012 in Life, Wycliffe, Mark, Africa, Front, Tanzania

After five years of anticipation and preparation, on the morning of January 13th we finally touched down at Dar es Salaam International Airport to begin the next stage of our work supporting Bible translation. We are happy to have safely arrived in Tanzania where we are working with SIL International, an organisation devoted to serving minority language communities as they write down their languages and translate the Bible and other materials. Read the rest of this entry →

The Importance of Language Assessment

November 29, 2010 in Wycliffe, Bible translation, Language, Mission, Tanzania

From 2004 to 2006 I was working in Tanzania as a Language Assessor, helping to research minority languages so that church and community leaders could make informed decisions about Bible translation projects in their area. I’ve just produced a short video for a Wycliffe Bible Translators UK meeting tomorrow about what Language Assessment is, so I thought I’d share that here…