Tag Archives: National translators

Ways to Connect With Your Sponsored Project

Woo hoo! So you’ve just decided to partner with a Seed Company project. Or maybe you’ve been partnering with one for years. Either way, you may be wondering Read more…

“Naomi has a son!”

The Ikizu and Zanaki translators and I recently checked their translations of the book of Ruth. In the process of doing so, they taught me something new about Read more…

The View from Here is Amazing

Perspective is an amazing thing. A very ordinary scene can be transformed when we see it in the right light or from a different angle. In the UK, Read more…

REAL Understanding

When my co-translator and I had finished drafting Jonah in Zanaki (our mother tongue), I went on a trip to Nyasirori village in the Zanaki language area to Read more…

How Could We Smile?

The Zanaki translators – of Tanzania’s Mara Language Cluster* – went to several villages to read their translation aloud and get community feedback. One of the translators, Shem (left Read more…

Offering Your Lunch

Computers run on electricity. No power means nothing gets done. And when you have just three weeks to translate the whole script of the “JESUS” film into another Read more…

Return Call

Enoch is a strong, healthy Ugandan man, but he has asthma. He was leading a Bible translation committee meeting at our village home and was complaining of not Read more…

I Love a Good Story

Back in February, 2009, I went to visit a translation team in their Kenyan office – and this was no ordinary visit. This particular translation office stands out Read more…

Dream Whiplash

When I first arrived in Uganda, I had a dream to come alongside one language group and do whatever I could to help them get a Bible in Read more…

“What is The Seed Company?”

That’s a common question I’ve answered many times since I joined the organization in 2002. There are great answers to that on our website and even more stories Read more…