Who Thought This Up?

I have to admit, those words ran through my mind and out of my mouth several times during advanced linguistics and cross-cultural training. Chapter 11 in Genesis provides an interesting answer to the question “who thought this up?” Verse 1 says that “all the earth was...
The Changing Paradigm of Mission

The Changing Paradigm of Mission

“Anything you’re doing now you could be doing overseas in a year or less as a missionary,” Morrie Watkins, the first executive director of Lutheran Bible Translators, was known to say. Initially, such ministry opportunity was broad. Almost every developing country...
Engaging Scripture

Engaging Scripture

Lutheran Bible Translators is diligently working to determine best practices and implementation of what we call Scripture engagement. But what is Scripture engagement? Maybe you’re thinking, “I thought they were just Bible translators. That’s what they’re...