God’s Promises

God’s Promises

Sierra Leone, August 1991 “Rain streams down the gutters, over the roads, and digs deep grooves into the dirt roads, converting them into riverbeds. It pounds on the tin roofs and relentlessly pours into all the tiny holes until the old ceilings in our house begin to...
Fishing for the Right Words: Part 2

Fishing for the Right Words: Part 2

Jim Laesch, regional director for southern and eastern Africa for Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT), had presented the Kerewe translation team with a challenge. They were asked to translate a story about Jim and his son Andy from English into Kerewe. They had lots of...
Fishing for the Right Words: Part 1

Fishing for the Right Words: Part 1

Jim Laesch is the regional director for southern and eastern Africa for Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT). He’s been instrumental in organizing a New Testament translation project for the Kerewe people who live on Ukerewe Island in Tanzania. Last year, Jim held a...
Living Words

Living Words

Translating Scripture accurately and clearly into any language requires training, diligence, patience, and dedication. Translation teams bring Scripture alive using the grammar, vocabulary, and phraseology that is familiar and meaningful to those they serve. Bible...

Gola Dedication on March 8!

Have you ever waited for something for a very long time? Something you genuinely desired, truly needed? Has delivery been delayed over and over again, leading you to wonder if you were ever going to get it? How about waiting for 50 years? On March 8, the Gola New...