Please pray for the Scripture-based Trauma Healing Workshops to be held in a war-torn west Asian country. Pray that the participants will receive healing from the training and materials used. Pray they will then use the materials to minister to others.
On June 21, the longest day of the year, Yakuts will celebrate the New Year. The Yakut language team designed a calendar with pictures of their homeland, Bible verses, poems from local believers and statements about God from famous Yakuts. The team hopes to print the calendars and distribute them at the New Year celebration. Please pray for funds for the printing and for wide distribution. Pray that the calendar will remind the people all year long of the God who loves them.
Praise the Lord that The Eurasia Media & Distribution Consultation (EMDC), held in April, was a successful time of training, networking and inspiration for the 380 people who attended from 130 organizations and 61 countries. More than half participated in the pre-EMDC Training in 15 domains that taught various media skills for Scripture engagement. One person shared “I made significant new contacts, with possible future partnerships, and found useful technology to apply in my field context.” Please pray that the contacts made will continue into partnerships. Pray that participants will put into practice what they learned.
Ma’luli translators completed translating and checking the New Testament in March. The technical team is doing final checking of spelling and terminologies. Once that is completed the finalized text will be typeset for publication. Give praise to God that this represents countless hours of work, prayer and perseverance. Pray for the team as they continue Old Testament translation. Aramaicbible.org
The text of the Tengir* Bible is available to download online and to view on computer or cell phone. The audio recording of the Tengir Bible started recently. Please pray for all the technical problems to be worked out and for people with good radio voices to be found. Pray that both the online Scriptures and the audio recording will be accessed by many from the Tengir language community and will consequently draw people into relationship with God.
In one language community in Central Asia, the four Gospels were translated and published a few years ago. Recently the translation team heard testimonies of the good effect these Gospels are having. Give praise to the Lord that these testimonies have encouraged the team. Pray for the team as they work on completing the translation of the rest of the New Testament and the Old Testament.
The Chaldean New Testament is available as an online download and as a printed book. It is clear, easy-to-read and faithful to the original languages. The Chaldean team continues to translate the Old Testament. Please pray for additional workers for this translation project. Aramaicbible.org