Impacting Lives through Bible Storytelling
By Marcus Choo Around five years ago, Wycliffe Malaysia (WM) published an article exploring the world of Orality and Bible Storytelling. Since then, stories continue to be told and retold – both old and new. Stories live on; and this article is simply the next…
From Heart Language to Heart Change
During a consulting trip to help a minority group check their translation of Matthew, a team was working on the Lord’s Prayer. After some hard work, they felt that the text was smooth and accurate. The national translator was asked to read the whole prayer again, and this time, she was asked to listen to herself reading it. When the translator finished reading, the team could see tears in her eyes. She said [….]
An Encounter that led to Faith in Christ
While on a field trip to a village in our host country, we met the family of our national partner and their mother. Some time later, they visited us in our city and we invited them for dinner where we served their national food. While…
The Challenge of translating the Bible into another language
Translating from one language to another can be complicated. Here is an example a translation team faced when translating Genesis 1:3, “And God said, “Let there be light.” This is a command given to an inanimate object (light), that does not even exist, commanding it…
The Awe of Reading the Bible in Your Native Tongue
For the first time, I feel I’m speaking to my Father. I was on a consulting trip helping a minority group to check their translation of Matthew. We were working on the Lord’s Prayer. It was challenging to get the meaning and the style both…
Mission Exposure at Wycliffe
There were two occasions when Wycliffe Malaysia hosted visitors at our office. On 9 September 2022, twenty members consisting of youth and young adults from Puchong Gospel Chapel, Selangor, visited our premise at Subang Jaya. The group was led by Elder Philip and Youth Leader Jordan. It was very encouraging to see them so enthusiastic about mission and they asked many relevant questions throughout their visit.
Christmas Greetings 2022
The past 2 years of staying indoors due to the ‘movement-controlled order’ and attempts to work virtually have sometimes been mistaken as periods of seemingly reduced activity. As we are coming out of it and re-adapting to new ways of doing things, we have been constantly surprised that those were seasons of God preparing us for what was coming next….