Last year I spent two weeks in Zambia’s Western Province, training a group of people to survey the languages of their vast province as they sought to start developing their languages and translating the Bible into them. Since then I have been excited to see the rapid and encouraging progress that the team has made.
The majority of language communities in Tanzania are from the Bantu language family. But what is the Bantu family? Where did Bantu language groups come from? How did their single language diverge into 500 distinct languages?
Jeff and Heather, who are working with Wycliffe International and based in South Africa, have given a brief introduction to the Bantu language family…
Thanks for your prayers over the last couple of weeks for the partnership meetings and language survey in the west of Tanzania, exploring the possibility of a new Bible translation programme among language groups there. We were excited to hear that the main partnership meeting yesterday went really well. Louise writes: After introductions Rev. Mwita […]