A Mission to Help and Heal

A Mission to Help and Heal

Thanks to all those who have faithfully offered prayer and financial support, the Shekgalagari New Testament translation in Botswana is reaching its final stages. Though the tentative completion date in 2020 was delayed due to disruptions caused by COVID-19, Rev. Carl...
Friday Field Notes

Friday Field Notes

Check out the latest updates from our Missionaries! Paul Chamberlain Tiffany Smith Michaela Federwitz Rev. Chuck & Karen Tessaro Dr. Chris & Janine Pluger Rob & Eshinee...
Music and Lyrics by…

Music and Lyrics by…

Did you know that it took Handel only 24 days to compose the 259-page, quarter million note score of the Messiah? The text of the Messiah—compiled by Charles Jennens—was based on the story of the life of Jesus as found in the King James Bible. This beautiful and...
Essentially Translatable: Easter People

Essentially Translatable: Easter People

Episode 26: Easter People April 2, 2021 Listen in to stories of Easter from around the world. Laugh, ponder, and rejoice! “We’re celebrating, we’re remembering that again – that day. But on the other hand, there’s not a day that has gone by since that first Easter day...
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...