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Hope Still Floats

Vibrant green hues of vast swamplands stand out in defiance to the hazy gray, Southeast Asia sky. Our single-propeller float plane cuts through the mist and starts its descent. Feelings of anxiety and nervousness are replaced with mounting anticipation. In a matter of minutes our exploratory team will step off the plane and into the unknown. Reports indicate that the village below us is unreached and unengaged, with no church presence or any known believers. I ask the Lord again to help us find a person of peace.

Galatians Stolen!

I wish you could have seen the look on his face when he started reading the words in his own language--intrigued. He picked up a booklet and flipped through a few pages. He carefully glanced around to make sure no one was looking. He slowly sidled away until he had just enough of a head start to make sure no one could catch him. Then he took off.

The State of Pioneer Bible Translators

Trying to change the world requires an act of courage. I’m not talking about changing the whole world—just the aspiration to make a contribution, to remove the shadow of suffering from the life of at least one person or to give light from God to someone who feels lost in darkness. The people on the Pioneer Bible Translators team have an extraordinary vision that we and our partners would one day see transformed lives in every language community on earth.