Welcome to our Wycliffe Video page
Here you will find stories of how having God’s word in your own language can impact a whole community.
Discover videos taking you behind the scenes of Bible Translation and enjoy interviews with key Christian leaders on how we live out the Bible today.
You are welcome to use these videos in your church and small group to encourage others about what God is doing.
Imagine you’re at a banquet but it’s not food or drink – it’s a Bible banquet.
There are 7,099 guests representing each language of the world but at one end of the table there is abundance whilst at the other there is no single verse of Scripture. How would you feel about a God who doesn’t speak your language?
Through the Bible, God speaks to us and grows us. The Bible brings transformation, but only if you can understand it. Right now, 1.5 billion people in the world can’t access the Bible in their language, because it hasn’t been translated yet. To them, it’s like God doesn’t speak their language. This needs to change. Pray. Give. Go.
Bible translation’s not just a matter of changing one word for another. Our partners at The Seed Company travel step by step through the process of translating God’s word with a minority language community.
Jock and Katy Hughes have dedicated 34 years of their lives to serve The Aru people of Indonesia. Working with the local community, the goal is to have the New Testament available in the local Dobel language by 2023.
Discover how God is transforming the Aru Islands of Indonesia:
In the Bugwere region of Uganda, the Lugwere people are celebrating the launch of their New Testament. ‘The first time I walked into church with a Lugwere Bible, I told them at the top of my voice, this is the Lugwere Bible! People stood up, clapped and shouted. Some of them didn’t know how to express it. We were experiencing the joy!’
Faith comes through hearing
‘Everytime I go out it’s a way to bring and hear the Good News!’ In this short video, see how one of The Flame* People’s Village Chiefs has been impacted by listening to the Bible through radio programmes in West Africa. *Name changed for security reasons.
In January 2017 the Banyole people of East Uganda celebrated the launch of their Lunyole language New Testament. Local translators are now working on translating the Old Testament into Lunyole.
Here’s a great insight into what it’s like to work in Bible Translation in Uganda.
60 Years of Bible Translation in Brazil
Audrey Taylor is a retired Wycliffe Member who has dedicated 60 years of her life to translating the Bible for the Kaiwa people in Brazil. In this video she shares inspiring stories of what God is doing in South America. At the time of this recording, Audrey looks forward to celebrating her 90th birthday!
‘I love the work. I love the people and I love the Lord.’ An inspiring cameo from Mary Steele, a Wycliffe member who dedicated her life to translating the Bible in Ghana. Watch Mary’s passion shine through in this exclusive UTV interview:
Why the Bible is essential to Alpha
‘We need to get the Bible available in every language’
Nicky Gumbel (Vicar of HTB Church and pioneer of the Alpha Course) shares with us his favourite Bible verse and why he believes the Bible is essential to Alpha.
Caring for children through the eyes of the Bible
Krish Kandiah (Founding Director of Home For Good) shares God’s heart for vulnerable children and how adoption can bring a greater witness to society.
The Power of Story
Andy Frost (Director of Share Jesus International) shares with us how we can make the Bible more accessible through powerful storytelling.
Confidence in the Scriptures
‘Evangelism is declaring the praises of God and how we’ve been brought out of darkness into his wonderful light.’
John Stevens, the National Director of the FIEC (Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches) shares the lessons we can take away from the early church who faced opposition.
How can the Church share the gospel effectively with university students? Tim Rudge the Field Director of UCCF shares the joys and challenges of working on campus.