The South Gumuz New Testament is being used! Now local church leaders see a vital need for the Old Testament. A full Bible is critical to understand the foundation of their Christian faith as depicted through God’s actions in the Old Testament. A full Bible will also serve as a tool for outreach to the local Muslim community, since the Old Testament shares many common stories with the Qur’an. 

Church and community leaders formed a translation committee to establish a translation office and translation team and gather the resources needed to begin work. The Scripture materials produced will assist pastors and youth leaders as they preach and teach through worship activities. 

The full South Gumuz Bible will enhance ministry, providing spiritual nourishment throughout the language community. 


Initiate the translation project through collaboration of church and community leaders. 

Provide Scripture materials to enhance worship and teaching. 


Individuals experience spiritual growth through access to the Old Testament. 

Sharing the Old Testament encourages non-believers to further explore the Christian faith. 


Pray that worship is enriched as Old Testament materials become available to the Gumuz in their language dialect.

Pray for successful outreach to the non-Christian community.

Pray for good health for all involved in the project and productive collaboration as the translation team begins its work.

Having the full Bible will contribute to the spiritual growth of Gumuz Christians and serve as an effective witness to God’s love for all people as the community reaches out to Muslims and other non-believers. You can help the Gumuz church strengthen and grow! 

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