By Ali Coombe
Our family leaves at first light to take advantage of the calmer seas of early morning. A 20-foot fiberglass boat with outboard engine, called a "canoe" by the local people, will take us 20 miles across the sea from Honiara to our village on Big Gela Island.
By Sue Montag
My husband Dick and I were Bible Translators with the Cashinahua in Peru from 1969 to 1981. Almost as soon as we got off the plane on our first trip there, Mario (the only believer in the group), told us he had been promised by our predecessors that we would help him to become a bilingual school teacher.
Located in a remote southeastern corner of the Solomon Islands (1500 miles northeast of Australia), the Reef Islands sustains a population of more than 5000. Wycliffe translation advisors John & Rosalie Rentz (from US/NZ) and their famly spent 8 years supervising the translation of the Scriptures into Äiwo, the native language. The translation of Mark's Gospel was completed in 2001 and the dedication ceremony was held in St. Michael's Church in Otelo Village.Read more...
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