More than 670 Bible translation projects are in process in Asia. But we’ve still got a long way to go to reach the Vision 2025 goal of starting translations for the remaining 616 languages in this area by the year 2025. The need for volunteer support is at an all-time high. Click through the links below for updates about out how Bible translation is flourishing in this part of the world—and how you can become involved.
Don’t think you have the skills to help with Bible translation? You may be surprised. The challenging work of translating the Scriptures requires dedicated people of all backgrounds and talents, from accountants and computer technicians to mechanics and schoolteachers. Click here for a list of volunteer opportunities now available in Asia.
If you’ve never been on a Wycliffe Associates team trip, you don’t know what a blessing you’re missing. These short-term mission experiences are ideal for those with limited time, and they play a key role in accelerating Bible translation so that Bibleless people will one day be able to read the Scriptures in their own language. Click here for information about upcoming Asia team trips.
Thanks to the generous support of caring people like you, exciting developments are underway in many parts of Asia that will help speed up Bible translation for the 700 language groups still waiting to read God’s Word in their heart language. Here’s a taste of what’s going on in the area.
Hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children living in spiritual darkness in the mountain villages and jungles of Papua, Indonesia don’t have a single word of Scripture in their heart languages. Inaccessibility puts Bible translation efforts at risk. Click here here to read how a Pilatus PC-6 airplane can dramatically accelerate Bible translation.
There are still more than 300 language groups without a single word of Scripture translated into their heart languages in Indonesia. That represents hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children. Click here here to read about the Pilatus PC-6 airplane that replaced the old hard to maintain aircraft.
Millions of people around the world don't have clean water to drink. Click here to see how you can help give them the desperately needed gift of clean water—and along the way, give them the life-giving gift of God's Word in their own language.
When we think of what is happening in some countries—Christians being tortured and murdered, believers being persecuted and driven from their homes—we know that only God's Word can change their world. Click here to see what you can do in this needy area of the world.
Aviation has enabled incredible progress in recent Bible translation efforts in a certain Southeast Asia country. Now the need for a new aircraft facility has become urgent. Click here to learn how you can help us keep the airplanes flying.
Incredibly, 63 translators are working with limited workspace, hampered by the lack of basic necessities and equipment in a "shell" of a building that Wycliffe Associates helped provide. Click here to see how we can help turn this building into a fully functioning translation center.