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Be Refreshed

Be Refreshed

Be Refreshed Spring 2022 The Living Water project – the first of its kind in English – premiered the Book of Matthew in January. Chapter by chapter, followers can experience the emotion of Scripture text (English Standard Version) as music. “I was blown away. I cannot...

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Prayers and Birthdays Spring 2022

Prayers and Birthdays Spring 2022

Pray for: 1. Botswana Pray for the publication and use of the Panoramic Bible in the Khwedam language community. 2. Ethiopia Pray for the ongoing training of Bible translation students at Mekane Yesus Seminary. 3. Liberia Pray for the Dan translation team as they...

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Good News in Yala

Good News in Yala

Good News in Yala Spring 2022 Yala speakers in Nigeria have partnered with Lutheran Bible Translators for decades. They received the New Testament in their language in 1979. What an amazing experience for Christ the King Parish to host another dedication in 2021. All...

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A Movement of the Spirit

A Movement of the Spirit

A Movement of the Spirit Spring 2022 Papua New Guinea (PNG) – communities separated by tropical forests, languages, and diverse cultures. Experts estimate there are almost 850 languages in this Pacific Island country. Many are still waiting for Scripture in their...

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Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward

Looking Back, Looking Forward Spring 2022 Back in 2017, Christians worldwide celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Protestant reformation. Luther’s 95 theses began a movement to restore the Bible to its central role in the formation of faith and life of the church....

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Speaking God’s Word

Speaking God’s Word

The young woman was very ill. Her husband asked LBT missionary Rev. Tim Beckendorf if he would drive her to a nearby clinic. She’d already seen other doctors and traditional healers. Now the clinic confirmed the diagnosis. She was dying. They sent her home to be cared...

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Bringing Joy Through God’s Word

Bringing Joy Through God’s Word

“Thxrx is nothing wrong with our typxwritxr xxcxpt for onx littlx kxy. Thx othxrs work pxrfxctly. Onx malfunctioning kxy makxs a diffxrxncx, doxsn’t it?” I came across this in an old LBT prayer letter, written to donors in 1969. It went on to say, “You may say to...

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