A Bible translation agency is working to translate the Word of God across the world, especially in countries where Christianity is not welcome.
The translation agency unfoldingWord, has helped Christians in Iran and other countries worldwide translate the Gospel into their native language.
In an interview with The Christian Post, a representative from unfoldingWord, Evan Thompson, who used a fake name or pseudonym for protection, explained how there are people worldwide who lack a Bible in their own language.
“There are 1.45 billion people in the world who speak about 5,500 languages that do not have the whole Bible in their heart languages. … The Church has expanded exponentially in the last 20 years. And what these folks have learned is that you can lead someone to Christ, but if they don’t have a church, they don’t survive on their own,” Thompson said.
“You can start a church, but if that church doesn’t have the Bible in its heart language, it will typically only last one generation. Iran, for example, has churches operating underground. And there are thousands of underground churches in many other parts of the world,” he added.
While Thompson praised the “marvelous…
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