Month: November 2018

JCBT November Update.

2018- A Truly Eventful Year.   Dear friends, co-workers and alumni! We at JCBT have experienced a year of abundant blessing in that we have had the privilege to be a blessing to many nations. We have had the opportunity to serve representatives of a great number of people groups. This is grace, especially when […]

The Need for Bible Translations

Why Do We Still Need to Translate the Bible? Just consider these facts: There are only 683 languages which have the whole Bible, both OT and NT– from among the 7099 languages in the world. There are 1534 translations of the NT with no OT in those mother tongues (Wycliffe, Oct. 2018,). All those people lack the foundational message […]

Translation Officers Course (TO)

2018 Translation Officers Summary The third UBS two-week study group was the largest and most challenging (Sept. 2 – Sept.15). It was provided by UBS for some 25 English speaking national consultants who had finished a three year training program which culminated in this intensive Land of the Bible tour offered by JCBT. We are […]

Poetry Psalms Course, November 2018.

Bible Consultants from around the World in a High Level Course. Fourteen Bible Consultants from around the world have come to participate in a high level study of the Book of Psalms. Scholars and Translators of the Bible from four different continents (North America, Europe, Africa and Asia) have joined together in the course of […]