Serena Derricks

Serena Derricks

Serena Derricks Serena Derricks joined Lutheran Bible Translators in 2016 as a literacy coordinator in Cameroon, Central Africa. During her time in Cameroon, she worked alongside the language group to develop an alphabet chart, write curriculum for adult education...
Michael and Naomi Ersland

Michael and Naomi Ersland

Michael and Naomi Ersland Michael and Naomi Ersland are excited to serve in Ghana with Lutheran Bible Translators. Michael has been translation advisor for the Komba Old Testament translation project since 2016. Naomi grew up as a missionary kid in West Africa....
Rev. Dr. Nathan and Sarah Esala

Rev. Dr. Nathan and Sarah Esala

Rev. Dr. Nathan and Sarah Esala Rev. Dr. Nathan and Sarah Esala joined Lutheran Bible Translators in 2002, living and working among the Komba people in Northern Ghana for nearly 10 years. Nathan currently serves as the Translation Coordinator for LBT, facilitating...
Alvina Federwitz

Alvina Federwitz

Alvina Federwitz Alvina Federwitz and her late husband, Rev. Dale Federwitz, began their missionary career with the Lutheran Bible Translators in 1971. Their first placement was Bible translation with the Mandingo people of Liberia. They also supervised the Kuwaa...
Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz

Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz

Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz Rev. David and Valerie Federwitz have been serving in Africa since 2003. They worked in Ghana with Komba-speaking people to develop a Komba language primer series. While David continues to encourage and support the Komba Literacy and...