Just Another Day?

Just Another Day?

A missionary serving with Lutheran Bible Translators once made the observation that modern media easily makes us aware of the pain and trauma of others, especially when disasters occur. This is usually followed by an outpouring of support. “But what about their...
Freely Given

Freely Given

When Rev. Rich Rudowske served with Lutheran Bible Translators in Botswana, his home was robbed. The thief, Mothofela, was a 16-year-old orphan who lived alone in a small room near estranged relatives. He was arrested and booked. Rich filed charges.  The following...
A Revolutionary Concept

A Revolutionary Concept

“Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they are doing.” As Jesus was dying on the cross, He asked God to forgive those who put Him to death. There can be no greater example of love, compassion, or selflessness. It is an example even those of us familiar with...
A Matter of Time

A Matter of Time

Time. So many things I could say about time. There’s never enough, though we can take too much. It flies, but it also drags on. We can lose it, but also make up for it. And we’re always trying to control it and bend it to our will.  In a few days we’ll be resetting...
Say Yes!

Say Yes!

“Yes, they are ready for literacy classes to open in their communities. Yes, they are ready to learn to read and write. Yes, they are ready and excited to help the project of Bible translation. Yes, they are ready to have a full Bible in their language!” Due to...