On Monday this week the gospel of Luke, translated into the Ikoma language from the south-east of Tanzania’s Mara Region, was dedicated by the church leaders and translators who had been involved in the translation project for the last few years. For me it was a great excitement to see this first Scripture book produced in Ikoma, just over six years after the survey team that I was part of first visited Ikoma, Nata and Isenye villages to meet people and discuss the need for Bible translation into their language.

Michael Nicholls, a colleague of ours, has posted some excellent photos from the day, a few of which I have reproduced below…

Men reading Ikoma Luke

Woman with book

Books being brought in

Children looking on

People looking at book

Girl reading book

People listening

Old man

People praying

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