Author Archives: Bob Creson

About Bob Creson

Husband, father, grandfather. Retired past President/CEO Wycliffe Bible Translators USA.

I have a dream…

Jon Meacham traces the journey that ended in one of the most tumultuous moments in American history and a speech delivered by Martin Luther King Jr. In Memphis he addresses the issue of racial and economic injustice.

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Bible Translation Through the Centuries

This quote from the CT article written by Jennifer Powell McNutt is so significant, “To Luther, ‘Ethiopia’ symbolized the church, and one of the most valued legacies that the Reformers identified within the Ethiopian church was its insistence on maintaining … Continue reading

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End of Trail

March 2020 brought with it the swift painful reality of sickness, economic hardship and social unrest. New ways of living and relating to each other. Who knew that ZOOM would become such an integral part of our lives! Many of … Continue reading

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“There is nothing like the Scriptures in the mother tongue!”

A mother-tongue speaker of the KOM Language in the Northwest province of Cameroon, West Africa, Paul KIMBI was a member of the KOM New Testament translation team. After completing the New Testament project, Paul moved on to become a senior … Continue reading

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Finding Deeper Meaning in the Resurrection

At the beginning of His ministry, Jesus went to the synagogue in Nazareth on the Sabbath and read the Scripture for the day. Luke says, “And when He had opened the book, He found the place where it was written: … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr. Lamin Sanneh: Reflections on a Champion of Global Christianity

”The mission of the church is to be a servant to the world in the name of Christ, to hear the cry of the poor, the wounded, the outcast, the hungry and thirsty, the sick, the orphan, the cry of … Continue reading

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Christmas 2018

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The One Who Calls You Is Faithful

“The one who calls you is faithful, and he will do it.” (1 Thessalonians‬ ‭5:24‬ ‭NIV‬‬) When my wife, Dallas, and arrived in Cameroon, West Africa, Léonard Bolioki was already translating the New Testament for the Yambetta people, a small … Continue reading

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Mission Frontiers and Bible Translation

Modern technology, partnerships and local community and church ownership has enabled translation to move at a pace never before experienced with no loss of quality of the end product. This issue includes articles about the use of apps, the development … Continue reading

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Thoughts from the fringe…

Richard Rohr says, “I have come to mistrust almost all righteous indignation and moral outrage. In my experience, it is hardly ever from God. Zealots motives are often filled with ego, self, power, control and self-righteousness. Resurrected people, on the … Continue reading

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