AFRICA

Reading Aloud – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young girl reads from the Basketo Scripture portions on a Sunday morning in Ethiopia. People of all ages presented their mother-tongue reading skills as a way of encouraging more people to join the church’s literacy classes. Two British linguists

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Reading Aloud – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young girl reads from the Basketo Scripture portions on a Sunday morning in Ethiopia. People of all ages presented their mother-tongue reading skills as a way of encouraging more people to join the church’s literacy classes. Two British linguists

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Technology for Nomads – Weekly Inspiring Image

An elderly Khoisan man is delighted to listen to a recording of the New Testament in his own language – Naro. Known widely as the ‘Bushmen’, the Khoisan people’s traditional desert-roaming lifestyle is featured in many movies and they are

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Technology for Nomads – Weekly Inspiring Image

An elderly Khoisan man is delighted to listen to a recording of the New Testament in his own language – Naro. Known widely as the ‘Bushmen’, the Khoisan people’s traditional desert-roaming lifestyle is featured in many movies and they are

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More Than Rice – Weekly Inspiring Image

Happy kids pose on a small rice farm in Uganda. While western media often focuses on this nation’s struggles, Ugandans are persevering, gentle and strong in faith. Over 82% of Ugandans call themselves Christian. Although many Ugandans have access to

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More Than Rice – Weekly Inspiring Image

Happy kids pose on a small rice farm in Uganda. While western media often focuses on this nation’s struggles, Ugandans are persevering, gentle and strong in faith. Over 82% of Ugandans call themselves Christian. Although many Ugandans have access to

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Colours of South Africa – Weekly Inspiring Image

A row of colourful bathing houses on the beachfront reveals European influence on a uniquely South African landscape outside of Cape Town. Diane Lovell, an Australian linguist, exegete and consultant-in-training, lives nearby to enable her to travel as required throughout

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Colours of South Africa – Weekly Inspiring Image

A row of colourful bathing houses on the beachfront reveals European influence on a uniquely South African landscape outside of Cape Town. Diane Lovell, an Australian linguist, exegete and consultant-in-training, lives nearby to enable her to travel as required throughout

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Fishermen’s Sunrise – Weekly Inspiring Image

A fisherman draws in his net during sunrise on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, the largest tropical lake in the world. Fishermen must see magnificent sunrises like this every day. Maybe that is why Jesus liked to fish, or maybe he just

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Fishermen’s Sunrise – Weekly Inspiring Image

A fisherman draws in his net during sunrise on Lake Victoria, Tanzania, the largest tropical lake in the world. Fishermen must see magnificent sunrises like this every day. Maybe that is why Jesus liked to fish, or maybe he just

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Visual Communication – Weekly Inspiring Image

A stern sign on the wall of the production room urges any visitors to be quiet, in all senses of the word. The DOOR Deaf Bible translation and training centre in Nairobi, Kenya currently hosts seven teams of Deaf artists,

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Visual Communication – Weekly Inspiring Image

A stern sign on the wall of the production room urges any visitors to be quiet, in all senses of the word. The DOOR Deaf Bible translation and training centre in Nairobi, Kenya currently hosts seven teams of Deaf artists,

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Meet Diane

I love the way Diane is determined to continue with her calling in Bible translation but also recognises that being a mother is a full-time gig. It was special for me to meet Diane because she is Australian – from Queensland!

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Meet Diane

I love the way Diane is determined to continue with her calling in Bible translation but also recognises that being a mother is a full-time gig. It was special for me to meet Diane because she is Australian – from Queensland!

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Through War & Peace – Weekly Inspiring Image

Playful young girls in the town of Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) happily greet a visitor to their school. The people of CAR have been through tense times over these last two months of political unrest. Despite a peace plan

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Through War & Peace – Weekly Inspiring Image

Playful young girls in the town of Bangui, Central African Republic (CAR) happily greet a visitor to their school. The people of CAR have been through tense times over these last two months of political unrest. Despite a peace plan

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Teenagers – Weekly Inspiring Image

With calm eyes and composure a beautiful teenage girl from Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) grills corn and waits for customers. Another Ivorian teenager named Didier once composed poems and songs in French and English but without an alphabet in his native

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Teenagers – Weekly Inspiring Image

With calm eyes and composure a beautiful teenage girl from Côte d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) grills corn and waits for customers. Another Ivorian teenager named Didier once composed poems and songs in French and English but without an alphabet in his native

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Unique Beauty – Weekly Inspiring Image

Toothy and trusting, this beautiful young girl from Madagascar looks curiously into the photographer’s long lens. The fourth largest island in the world, Madagascar is often recognised by its unique wildlife with at least 5% of the earth’s plant and animal species

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Unique Beauty – Weekly Inspiring Image

Toothy and trusting, this beautiful young girl from Madagascar looks curiously into the photographer’s long lens. The fourth largest island in the world, Madagascar is often recognised by its unique wildlife with at least 5% of the earth’s plant and animal species

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Matching Smiles – Weekly Inspiring Image

Two schoolboys from the town of Bangui in the Central African Republic (CAR) tease the photographer in French. Happy and carefree like kids around the world, these boys may not be old enough to remember the nation’s crippling civil war

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Matching Smiles – Weekly Inspiring Image

Two schoolboys from the town of Bangui in the Central African Republic (CAR) tease the photographer in French. Happy and carefree like kids around the world, these boys may not be old enough to remember the nation’s crippling civil war

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Heart of Nigeria – Weekly Inspiring Image

Children in the heart of Nigeria happily greet visitors to their town. They speak Mwaghavul with each other but also learn Hausa and English, Nigeria’s official language, at school. Like many Nigerian Christians, Mwaghavul speakers are enthusiastic about hearing God’s

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Heart of Nigeria – Weekly Inspiring Image

Children in the heart of Nigeria happily greet visitors to their town. They speak Mwaghavul with each other but also learn Hausa and English, Nigeria’s official language, at school. Like many Nigerian Christians, Mwaghavul speakers are enthusiastic about hearing God’s

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Unique Personalities – Weekly Inspiring Image

Isn’t it interesting how different people respond to being photographed? The girl on the far left leans in to make sure she is included while the girl on the far right turns away shyly giggling. Two girls cover their faces

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Unique Personalities – Weekly Inspiring Image

Isn’t it interesting how different people respond to being photographed? The girl on the far left leans in to make sure she is included while the girl on the far right turns away shyly giggling. Two girls cover their faces

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The Deep Congo – Weekly Inspiring Image

Three men steam along in their dugout canoe as the sun sets over the mighty Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congo is Africa’s most powerful river, one of the deepest rivers in the world, and as

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The Deep Congo – Weekly Inspiring Image

Three men steam along in their dugout canoe as the sun sets over the mighty Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Congo is Africa’s most powerful river, one of the deepest rivers in the world, and as

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Culmination! (and some Preamble)

Shooting a conference is a tough gig. The lighting is terrible, you constantly feel in the way, and basically the same thing happens every day: people sitting at tables, people speaking with a microphone, people clapping. It’s tempting to shoot

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Culmination! (and some Preamble)

Shooting a conference is a tough gig. The lighting is terrible, you constantly feel in the way, and basically the same thing happens every day: people sitting at tables, people speaking with a microphone, people clapping. It’s tempting to shoot

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One Little Vowel – Weekly Inspiring Image

Two women cross the road in the town of Maroua, Cameroon. Nearby, a Wycliffe translation advisor working with the Hdi language noticed that all verbs end in either i, a or u, which changes the meaning, but the word for

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One Little Vowel – Weekly Inspiring Image

Two women cross the road in the town of Maroua, Cameroon. Nearby, a Wycliffe translation advisor working with the Hdi language noticed that all verbs end in either i, a or u, which changes the meaning, but the word for

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Precious Light – Weekly Inspiring Image

Reviewing literacy materials by the light of a solar-powered lamp, these three literacy specialists working in southern Chad aren’t put out by the lack of a consistent electricity supply. For many of the Massalit speaking people living in refugee camps

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Precious Light – Weekly Inspiring Image

Reviewing literacy materials by the light of a solar-powered lamp, these three literacy specialists working in southern Chad aren’t put out by the lack of a consistent electricity supply. For many of the Massalit speaking people living in refugee camps

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Loving Your Enemies – Weekly Inspiring Image

Life isn’t supposed to be easy. All of us, in our own way, must choose whether to learn from life’s challenges, or be destroyed by them: love or hate, forgiveness or revenge, life or death. We each face unique challenges.

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Loving Your Enemies – Weekly Inspiring Image

Life isn’t supposed to be easy. All of us, in our own way, must choose whether to learn from life’s challenges, or be destroyed by them: love or hate, forgiveness or revenge, life or death. We each face unique challenges.

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Meet Pastor Pirwoth – Weekly Inspiring Image

Behind Pastor Pirwoth, people who suffer from HIV-AIDS tend crops on a farm purchased by a collective of more than 20 local churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created by Christian Association for the Fight Against Aids (ACLS),

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Meet Pastor Pirwoth – Weekly Inspiring Image

Behind Pastor Pirwoth, people who suffer from HIV-AIDS tend crops on a farm purchased by a collective of more than 20 local churches in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Created by Christian Association for the Fight Against Aids (ACLS),

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Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

400 people, 80 nations, 1 vision. Last week leaders from all the partners of the Wycliffe Global Alliance met together in Asia for a week of sharing the joys, challenges, plans and hopes of the ministry of Bible translation in

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Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

400 people, 80 nations, 1 vision. Last week leaders from all the partners of the Wycliffe Global Alliance met together in Asia for a week of sharing the joys, challenges, plans and hopes of the ministry of Bible translation in

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Meet Pastor Gaspard – Weekly Inspiring Image

In a remote village church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pastor Gaspard is updating the congregation on the progress of the translation of the Bible into their language – Mono. His dark suit contrasting with the beautifully hand made

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Meet Pastor Gaspard – Weekly Inspiring Image

In a remote village church in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pastor Gaspard is updating the congregation on the progress of the translation of the Bible into their language – Mono. His dark suit contrasting with the beautifully hand made

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Kenyan Stories – Weekly Inspiring Image

Ready for a day’s work at sea, a small fleet of boats hug the shoreline of a fishing village in the district of Kilifi, Kenya. Edwyn Kiptinness, a staff member with Wycliffe Africa in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, tells a story

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Kenyan Stories – Weekly Inspiring Image

Ready for a day’s work at sea, a small fleet of boats hug the shoreline of a fishing village in the district of Kilifi, Kenya. Edwyn Kiptinness, a staff member with Wycliffe Africa in Kenya’s capital, Nairobi, tells a story

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Across Cultures – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Eunice Kua, a Malaysian Chinese literacy specialist working in eastern Chad with the displaced Massalit people from Darfur, Sudan. Talk about cross-cultural ministry! Eunice says that her Malaysian-Chinese upbringing was exceptional preparation for her unique role here in Africa

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Across Cultures – Weekly Inspiring Image

Meet Eunice Kua, a Malaysian Chinese literacy specialist working in eastern Chad with the displaced Massalit people from Darfur, Sudan. Talk about cross-cultural ministry! Eunice says that her Malaysian-Chinese upbringing was exceptional preparation for her unique role here in Africa

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Shelter – Weekly Inspiring Image

Sheltered from the heat of the day in a tent-house, a mother and her young child entertain visitors in Mali, West Africa. Although Islam is the majority religion in Mali, the secular government is welcoming to Christian NGOs and the

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Shelter – Weekly Inspiring Image

Sheltered from the heat of the day in a tent-house, a mother and her young child entertain visitors in Mali, West Africa. Although Islam is the majority religion in Mali, the secular government is welcoming to Christian NGOs and the

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