Sharpening a Machete

Kay Smoes wears several different hats—and not the kind that keep the sun off her. Along with being a wife and mother, she works in…

The Best Way…

At age 81, Reverend Bansah had a reason to celebrate: After working with other Bible translators to produce the New Testament in their language Nyagbo,…

Real-Life Struggles Dramatized

Andreas Ernst, the director of training and equipping at International Media Services with SIL*, grew up in a family of mission workers in rural Cameroon.…

Travel by Ox…

When it rains in parts of Chad in north-central Africa, the dirt roads become rivers. A translation team returning from inviting a church to participate…

What Will Happen…

The Dhongo translation team is based in Lanza, a rural village in northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Lanza has no local internet service…

The Best Thing…

Imagine living and attending school on an island. Anytime you compete with other schools in sports or other events, you must travel across a lake…

“This is Very…

On the western side of the Democratic Republic of the Congo near the mighty Congo River, two language groups—the Longando and Lonkundo—met for an Oral…

The Right Decision

Imagine having to wake up at 3 in the morning several days in a row to communicate with a translation team in Africa who are…