Martin Luther the Pastor-Translator

Martin Luther was not some bookish nerd whose love of books was greater than his love of people. We often have misconceptions about what makes a good translator or linguist, and thus many of us never even consider the necessary labor of love that Bible translation is for making Christ’s bride beautiful by bringing her His Word. Just(…)

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Together for Inerrancy

Do you love the Word? John MacArthur, Mark Dever, and others are coming together for inerrancy at the Shepherds’ Conference Summit March 3-6, 2015 at Grace Community Church in Sun Valley, CA. Here’s a 1 minute video on inerrancy and loving God by loving His Word (with more resources at InerrantWord.com). Before the Shepherds’ Summit,(…)

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NOBTS Colloquium on Bible Translation

Praise the Lord for the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, who recently held a free colloquium on Bible translation as missions. You can also read about it in this article at Baptist Press, and check out the video presentations here. With experienced translators and consultants from SIL, The Seed Company, Wycliffe, and New Tribes Missions,(…)

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Bring the Cloak, and the Books, Especially the Parchments…Bring the Hebrew Books

Paul asked his beloved son in the faith, Timothy, to bring warm clothes, books and parchments to his prison cell (2Tim 1:2; 2:9; 4:13). William Tyndale wrote from prison, in expectation of his death, that the local governor of Vilvorde Castle might bring him warm clothes, along with the following request: “And I ask to(…)

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Pioneer Missions and Theological Education

There is a lot of good work today going on to plant churches, and even to establish long-term healthy churches through some sort of theological education (read: discipleship). Organizations like TMAI, TLI, Reaching and Teaching, HeartCry, and many others organizations and events (such as The Cross Conference) are integrating church planting and theological education, evangelism and(…)

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