It has been exciting for me to follow from a distance the progress of the small group of Zambians and South Africans that I spent two weeks with last May. They have a vision to start translating the Bible with various language communities in western Zambia, and after six months putting into practice the language survey principles I gave them training in, they have now held the first workshop with translators from five language groups.
In mid-2010 I had the privilege of working alongside a group of Zambians and South Africans in Zambia’s Western Province, giving them guidance in how to survey language communities in preparation for a potential Bible translation project. Since I was there the team have been busy putting what they learnt into practice surveying various language communities in the vast region, and it’s exciting to see how things are progressing!
The following is a report from James and Jess Lucas in Mongu, Zambia, about the start of the Luke Partnership in Western Province that I had the privilege of visiting last month. The partnership of various churches has the desire to start Bible translation projects amongst the various language groups of the vast province. Kwangwa […]
This post is a continuation from my diary of the first week of the trip – Zambia: Language Survey Workshop Monday We travelled a couple of hours along the sandy road to Nalikwanda, which we thought was near the centre of the Kwangwa area, but when we got there we found that actually most people […]