In the country of India there are over 2000 unreached people groups. Those are people who have little or no portion of scripture in their native tongue. One of the purposes of FirstBible International is Bible translation and printing of the Word of God in the native tongue of the over 6000 people groups in the world.
This past week while in Coimbatore, India FirstBible opened Crawford Hall, the FirstBible Bible translation training center on the campus of South India Baptist Bible College (SIBBC). It was a great blessing to be part of this great opportunity.
The FirstBible Team consisted of Pastor James Overton, Dr. Charles Keen, Pastor Michael Peslak, Pastor Andrew Dennis, Pastor Richard Scheer, myself, Pastor Scott Hooks, Dr. Fred Schindler of FirstBible, Dr. Ken Fielder of FirstBible, and Dr. P. D. Cherian of SIBBC.
I felt as though we were much like those God chose to write His Word yet we were to have part in a Bible translating ministry for those who still need the Word of God in their language. We are from different areas such Ohio, New York, Connecticut, North Carolina, Tennessee, Pennsylvania and Georgia. While from different locations we were very much united in the work that God had placed before us. I believe that our lives nor our ministries will be the same after this trip.
Please pray for this new opportunity to reach the unreached and the unengaged people groups of India and other parts of Asia with the Word of God. Would you be willing to ask the Lord what He would have you to do to reach the unreached people of the world?