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 […]
Monday Arrived in Livingstone, Zambia, via Frankfurt and Johannesburg, after running around Johannesburg airport for a while trying to find my bag and then finding that it was already on the plane. Met James and Jess who I’ll be staying with are who are coordinating the start of a translation project for some of the […]
On Sunday 23rd May I’ll be heading to Zambia for a couple of weeks, to work alongside an organisation called Worldwide Mission, as they seek to reach out to communities in Western Zambia that don’t yet have access to the Bible in their languages. As ever, the first stage in any translation project is for […]