Author Archives: Bob Creson

About Bob Creson

Husband, father, grandfather. Retired past President/CEO Wycliffe Bible Translators USA. Collaborating with inspired leaders who lead exceptional organizations to achieve exceptional results

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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Service to All

Wycliffe Bible Translators USA hasn’t changed its vision in over 75 years. Everyone—all men, women and children—have the right to hear the Good News about Jesus Christ in a language and form they relate to best. We believe it’s an … Continue reading

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Delivered Through the Word

Something new was happening in Betty Agotre’s village in Uganda. The book of Galatians had been translated into her Aringa language, and the translators had come to check its accuracy and readability.  Betty came just to observe. But when they … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

If ever there was a precocious young boy among the Au people of Papua New Guinea, it was Canisius! Hyperactive and curious, he found much to interest him at the home of Dave and Jackie Scorza, Wycliffe translators who came to … Continue reading

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One Letter Makes a Big Difference

There is nothing God wants to say that he cannot say in any language on earth. Wycliffe Bible Translators believe this with all our hearts.  We, along with our partners, are committed to clear, accurate and natural Bible translation. Another way … Continue reading

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Is there anything we can learn from hurricanes, storms and floods?

It seems to happened every time there’s a natural disaster–hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes–and it will happen again. Well meaning people attribute them to God’s punishment or judgment. But is there another way to look at them?

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I’ve Already Memorized It

Jean,* an SIL worker in Asia, was traveling in an area where a certain minority language was spoken.  She was part of the team translating the Scriptures for this people group, and she longed to see some evidence that God was working … Continue reading

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Making Matthew Speak Real Safwa

By guest blogger Steve Pence, Translation Administrator in Mbeya, Tanzania As we began our trip through the high country of Mbeya Region in southwestern Tanzania, my motorcycle taxi driver looked at me skeptically with the face of a mischievous teenager. … Continue reading

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