Monday, November 5, 2012

Bible Translation Team Facilitator

If you’re interested in helping Papua New Guinean Bible translators by mentoring them as they translate or revise God’s Word into their own language, this role is for you!

There are languages in the PNG Highlands that need a revision of their New Testaments or they would like a translation of the Old Testament.  Bible translation training for Papua New Guineans is available at the new Training Centre in Ukarumpa but they need someone to come along-side them to help them with the project.  Your Bible knowledge and English skills will help them translate accurately.  You can be a resource person that connects them to the correct training courses, mentors them in their classes and class assignments and facilitates their Bible translation efforts.

Who are we looking for?
-People that have a passion for God’s Word.
-People with servant, patient hearts.
-People with good interpersonal skills.
-People who enjoy working with people.
-People with the ability to listen, organize, seek advice and to work with a team.
-People that are innovative and willing to investigate what it takes to help others accomplish tasks.
-People that are comfortable being a facilitator rather than the leader.
-Knowledge or experience in teaching adults is helpful.

This is a one-year to a lifetime commitment.  The Highlands Regional Director is asking God for 15 of these singles or couples to assist the nationals in Highlands languages who are doing NT revisions and OT translation.

If you’d like more information about this role, contact  Wendy.

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