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Mekong Twilight – Weekly Inspiring Image

A warm sky and a stroll along the Mekong riverbank are a natural end to the day in Vientiane, the small and relaxed capital of Laos. The only land-locked nation in Southeast Asia, Laos was once part of French Indochina

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Mekong Twilight – Weekly Inspiring Image

A warm sky and a stroll along the Mekong riverbank are a natural end to the day in Vientiane, the small and relaxed capital of Laos. The only land-locked nation in Southeast Asia, Laos was once part of French Indochina

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Young Courage – Weekly Inspiring Image

This is my favourite photo from my first trip to Cotonou, Benin. I took photos at a local church on a Sunday. The service was devoted to children and youth and featured special music and drama. After everything was done,

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Young Courage – Weekly Inspiring Image

This is my favourite photo from my first trip to Cotonou, Benin. I took photos at a local church on a Sunday. The service was devoted to children and youth and featured special music and drama. After everything was done,

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Island Life – Weekly Inspiring Image

Dreamy blue-green waters, scattered islands, sleepy boats – where are we again? One of the largest Islamic nations in the world, a major manufacturer of electronics, producer of oil and certainly the strongest and fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia

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Island Life – Weekly Inspiring Image

Dreamy blue-green waters, scattered islands, sleepy boats – where are we again? One of the largest Islamic nations in the world, a major manufacturer of electronics, producer of oil and certainly the strongest and fastest growing economy in Southeast Asia

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Fountain of Life – Weekly Inspiring Image

Folds of fabric envelop the creases of his cautious smile. He wears day-old stubble with a well-loved hat and weary eyes. What is he thinking? What have those eyes seen? Our modern world is smaller than it has ever been.

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Fountain of Life – Weekly Inspiring Image

Folds of fabric envelop the creases of his cautious smile. He wears day-old stubble with a well-loved hat and weary eyes. What is he thinking? What have those eyes seen? Our modern world is smaller than it has ever been.

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Clear Waters – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young fisherman uses old wooden goggles to hunt in the crystal clear waters of Atauro Island, East Timor. Colonized by Portugal for centuries, the fledgling nation of East Timor reclaimed Portuguese as one of its national languages after gaining

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Clear Waters – Weekly Inspiring Image

A young fisherman uses old wooden goggles to hunt in the crystal clear waters of Atauro Island, East Timor. Colonized by Portugal for centuries, the fledgling nation of East Timor reclaimed Portuguese as one of its national languages after gaining

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Signs – Weekly Inspiring Image

In a suburb of Tokyo, hidden away in a tiny office full of computer and video screens, a small team of Japanese Deaf are working on the first ever visual Japanese Sign Language Bible. A young Deaf woman named Uiko

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Signs – Weekly Inspiring Image

In a suburb of Tokyo, hidden away in a tiny office full of computer and video screens, a small team of Japanese Deaf are working on the first ever visual Japanese Sign Language Bible. A young Deaf woman named Uiko

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Many Hands – Weekly Inspiring Image

Many hands present the finished book to those gathered at the celebration for the Naro New Testament in Botswana. This image celebrates that the work of Bible translation is done by a community of people, often representing different villages and churches. Each

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Many Hands – Weekly Inspiring Image

Many hands present the finished book to those gathered at the celebration for the Naro New Testament in Botswana. This image celebrates that the work of Bible translation is done by a community of people, often representing different villages and churches. Each

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Meet Dina – Weekly Inspiring Image

Dina Suruí flips through her booklet of the Gospel of Luke, the only Scripture available in her mother tongue –Suruí. Dina also speaks Portuguese and is a leader in her community having recently been elected to serve on the board

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Meet Dina – Weekly Inspiring Image

Dina Suruí flips through her booklet of the Gospel of Luke, the only Scripture available in her mother tongue –Suruí. Dina also speaks Portuguese and is a leader in her community having recently been elected to serve on the board

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Meet Pastor Paul – Weekly Inspiring Image

Closely involved in the translation of the New Testament into his mother tongue Wala, published in 2008, Pastor Paul references the whole Scripture text of the Bible in Pijin, the national language of the Solomon Islands. He keeps his fingers in

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Meet Pastor Paul – Weekly Inspiring Image

Closely involved in the translation of the New Testament into his mother tongue Wala, published in 2008, Pastor Paul references the whole Scripture text of the Bible in Pijin, the national language of the Solomon Islands. He keeps his fingers in

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Once Upon a Time – Weekly Inspiring Image

If your God is so smart, why doesn’t he speak my language? A sarcastic remark similar to this from a Cakchiquel man left a deep impression on a young American who was in Guatemala selling Spanish Bibles almost one hundred years

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Once Upon a Time – Weekly Inspiring Image

If your God is so smart, why doesn’t he speak my language? A sarcastic remark similar to this from a Cakchiquel man left a deep impression on a young American who was in Guatemala selling Spanish Bibles almost one hundred years

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Uniquely Fijian – Weekly Inspiring Image

Fijian performers give their best during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Festival of Pacific Arts held in the Solomon Islands. This energetic dance celebrates Fijians’ famous history as fierce warriors with prized wooden clubs. Today, Fijian culture is a

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Uniquely Fijian – Weekly Inspiring Image

Fijian performers give their best during the opening ceremony of the 2012 Festival of Pacific Arts held in the Solomon Islands. This energetic dance celebrates Fijians’ famous history as fierce warriors with prized wooden clubs. Today, Fijian culture is a

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The Waiting Line – Weekly Inspiring Image

This is a familiar scene for Wilfred – a taxi driver in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He has been working in the capital far away from his family on the island of Rendova for 2 years so far in order to

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The Waiting Line – Weekly Inspiring Image

This is a familiar scene for Wilfred – a taxi driver in Honiara, Solomon Islands. He has been working in the capital far away from his family on the island of Rendova for 2 years so far in order to

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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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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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Storying Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

Participants at a Bible storytelling workshop on the island of ‘Eua, in the Kingdom of Tonga, gather together for prayer at the close of the day. Learning to craft and internalise stories from the Bible to share with their neighbours,

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Storying Together – Weekly Inspiring Image

Participants at a Bible storytelling workshop on the island of ‘Eua, in the Kingdom of Tonga, gather together for prayer at the close of the day. Learning to craft and internalise stories from the Bible to share with their neighbours,

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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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Across Generations – Weekly Inspiring Image

A grandfather in the Banjara tribal community talks with a young boy near Hyderabad, India. Over one hundred years ago, in India’s state of Mizoram a community of women began donating a handful of rice each time they cooked a

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Across Generations – Weekly Inspiring Image

A grandfather in the Banjara tribal community talks with a young boy near Hyderabad, India. Over one hundred years ago, in India’s state of Mizoram a community of women began donating a handful of rice each time they cooked a

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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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Meet Pastor Adir – Weekly Inspiring Image

Pastor Adir Kaingang shares his favourite verse from the Kaingang New Testament as the sun sets on the first full day of an indigenous leaders conference held in Brazil. Speaking in his mother tongue he says, “A verse that we like

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Meet Pastor Adir – Weekly Inspiring Image

Pastor Adir Kaingang shares his favourite verse from the Kaingang New Testament as the sun sets on the first full day of an indigenous leaders conference held in Brazil. Speaking in his mother tongue he says, “A verse that we like

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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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Oral Tradition – Weekly Inspiring Image

A monk naps while tourists mill around the grounds of a temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. An ancient and beautiful nation, Nepal’s low literacy rate is really a testament to their strong oral tradition. Although 59% of Nepalis claim to be

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Oral Tradition – Weekly Inspiring Image

A monk naps while tourists mill around the grounds of a temple in Kathmandu, Nepal. An ancient and beautiful nation, Nepal’s low literacy rate is really a testament to their strong oral tradition. Although 59% of Nepalis claim to be

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Pure and Simple – Weekly Inspiring Image

Naked and carefree the warm waters of the Solomon Islands are the local kids’ favourite playground. These young boys and girls are all too happy to pose for my camera while playing in the river that runs through the capital

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Pure and Simple – Weekly Inspiring Image

Naked and carefree the warm waters of the Solomon Islands are the local kids’ favourite playground. These young boys and girls are all too happy to pose for my camera while playing in the river that runs through the capital

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The Caucasus – Weekly Inspiring Image

The Gergeti Trinity Church of Georgia set high in the Caucasus Mountains is a beautiful symbol of Georgia’s Christian heritage. Similarly its neighbour Armenia was the very first nation to adopt Christianity as its official religion early in the 4th century.

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The Caucasus – Weekly Inspiring Image

The Gergeti Trinity Church of Georgia set high in the Caucasus Mountains is a beautiful symbol of Georgia’s Christian heritage. Similarly its neighbour Armenia was the very first nation to adopt Christianity as its official religion early in the 4th century.

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