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image: Mbeya team records radio programmes in support of mother tongue Scripture

In Mbeya Cluster Project office, the Vernacular Media team had visitors. A local secular radio station offered to broadcast mother tongue Scripture to three million people, three times weekly. “I gave them sample programmes,” said one team member, “to see if they were serious.” The station manager called back within the hour, to change his offer...

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image: Ruuli-Nyala Community Check

“Today, Ruuli people openly love their language and culture,” said the Ruuli king’s special adviser. “But if not for this Scripture translation project, our language might be extinct. When I was in school, we were forbidden to speak our mother tongue.” Failure, he recalls, meant a particular form of embarrassing punishment...

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Seven Mbeya languages work together to translate Romans.

In a “cluster project” of multiple languages, teams routinely help each other in many ways. But when fifteen translators on seven teams line up their desks to spend two weeks together in one room, it means something big is underway. They are joining forces to wrestle with Paul’s letter to the Romans. Inside the hall, it’s getting busy and loud...

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image: Kabwa church leaders listen to Scripture

In the Kabwa language area, over forty church leaders came together for a special ministry workshop. After translators completed Scripture portions in Kabwa, the team made audio recordings, and loaded them on solar-powered audio players. Now those leaders were learning to use the players in mother-tongue Bible study...

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image: Recording Jonah in Jita

As the Jita language translation team continues to complete books of their New Testament, they now find themselves grappling with the imagery in Revelation. English Bibles use one word to describe the ‘seals’ on both a scroll and on the foreheads of people. But in Jita, there is not a single word which can be used that way. So the team launched into research...

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