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Dear Wycliffe Prayer Partners,

You can now find Wycliffe’s prayer updates on our new Wycliffe website! The prayer information you’re used to seeing on this blog now lives on the Wycliffe website in a new format alongside more in-depth prayer content.

If you have been receiving these daily updates through a blog or RSS reader, you can continue to stay connected by joining the Wycliffe prayer team here.

When you join the prayer team, you’ll be introduced to a brand new Wycliffe e-newsletter. It will include prayer needs as well as highlights about Bible translation projects around the world and ways to get involved. We’ll also share a monthly prayer guide featuring translation projects nearing completion from The Finish Line.

Thanks again for your continued interest in our ministry. You are a valuable partner in this work! We hope these changes will provide even greater connection to Bible translation around the world.

On behalf of the Bibleless,

Wycliffe’s Prayer Ministries Team

“Even when I walk through the darkest valley, I will not be afraid, for you are close beside me. Your rod and your staff protect and comfort me” (Psalm 23:4, NLT).

Ethnic violence brought death and destruction in a minority language community of Central Asia. Believers in the sensitive area* have reached out with God’s love to those who have suffered in the conflict. Passages from the recently translated book of Psalms have helped bring comfort. One believer wrote, “In the wreckage of lives caught up in these evil events, people are discovering the power and relevance of the Word of God. The community here used to be comparatively closed to the gospel but now Scriptures are being eagerly received and heard.”

  • Please pray for the hurting, that God’s word will bring help and healing.
  • Pray that more and more translated Scripture will be made available to communities like this one, all around the world. Ask God to speed His Word to those who are suffering and in great need of His peace and comfort.

*A sensitive area refers to a location considered potentially unsafe.

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“Until I get there, focus on reading the Scriptures to the church, encouraging the believers, and teaching them” (1 Timothy 4:13, NLT).

Five key Indonesian church leaders recently created a declaration for Indonesian churches and Bible ministry organizations. Under the declaration, they agreed to translate and use local language Bibles and scripture portions, as well as various forms of media in local languages. They also agreed to train and educate believers, starting at an early age, in moral values using appropriate creative and innovative techniques. Churches and organizations will work together in synergistic partnerships to support mission programs throughout Indonesia.

  • Pray that God would grant wisdom so these organizations and churches can effectively fulfill this declaration in Indonesia.
  • Praise God for this show of unity among believers; pray that He would be glorified through their work.


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“Put on your new nature, and be renewed as you learn to know your Creator and become like him” (Colossians 3:10, NLT).

Edilberto is a Scripture promoter for the Sihuas Quechua people of Peru. The use of the Sihuas Scriptures in his home is bringing transformation. “Our life used to be different from what it is now,” said Edilberto. ”I used to use curse words. Our family life was sad. Now…those words have dropped out of my vocabulary. I know how to answer my wife now when difficult things come up. The neighbors are watching us and saying, ‘What has happened to make them behave so differently?’ In our family we have learned to be respectful and love each other.”

  • Praise God for the life-changing power of His Word, made evident in the life of Edilberto and his family!
  • Pray that these translated Scriptures will continue to impact individual lives, families, and communities among the Sihuas Quechua language community.

“I rejoice in Your Word, like one who discovers a great treasure” (Psalm 119:162, NLT).

A celebration of the complete Bible in the San Blas Kuna language of Panama will take place later this year, during the month of September. Planning and preparations for the event are beginning now.

  • Pray for creativity and wisdom for all the people overseeing the logistics for this celebration.
  • Pray that the Kuna people living on the scattered islands throughout the northern coast of Panama and those living in the city will be able to attend the celebration without difficulties.
  • Praise God for this completed Bible translation; may He be glorified in this important event!

“Tune your ears to wisdom, and concentrate on understanding. Cry out for insight, and ask for understanding. Search for them as you would for silver; seek them like hidden treasures” (Proverbs 2:2-4, NLT).

Sixty-nine consultants and consultants-in-training will meet for nine days in West Asia beginning June 10. This seminar will focus on professional development in their disciplines of Scripture Engagement and Translation. These consultants are responsible to help project teams ensure the quality of the translations they produce and to maximize the impact of God’s Word.

  • Pray for all the arrangements to go smoothly with the hotel and conference agent.
  • Pray for safety in travel and protected time for the participants to focus on what God would have them learn.
  • Pray for each participant to put their new skills into practice.

Dear Wycliffe Prayer Partners,

Thank you for your prayers on behalf of Wycliffe and our ministry of Bible translation. We have some exciting news to share with you—a new Wycliffe website!

You’ll soon notice a few changes. After next week, the prayer information you’re used to seeing on this blog will live on the Wycliffe website in a new format alongside more in-depth prayer content.

If you’re currently receiving these daily updates through a blog or RSS reader, our last post on this site will be next Friday, June 13. You can continue to stay connected by joining the Wycliffe prayer team here.

When you join the prayer team, you’ll be introduced to a brand new Wycliffe e-newsletter. It will include prayer needs as well as highlights about Bible translation projects around the world and ways to get involved. We’ll also share a monthly prayer guide featuring translation projects nearing completion from The Finish Line.

Thanks again for your continued interest in our ministry. You are a valuable partner in this work! We hope these changes will provide even greater connection to Bible translation around the world.

On behalf of the Bibleless,

Wycliffe’s Prayer Ministries Team

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