The Kurdish

The Kurdish

“The Kurds Have No Friends” is an oft-repeated saying among this ethnic group numbering as many as 29 million people throughout the world. Amazingly, this ancient, indigenous, once nomadic people have never had their own country. They live in the midst of...
Rancho Sordo Mundo

Rancho Sordo Mundo

Can you imagine living in a world of silence, in a world without language? This is the isolated reality of the largest unreached people group in the world today—the deaf. Many nations in our world do not have an official sign language for their deaf community. How...
Pioneer Bible Translators

Pioneer Bible Translators

Four-thirty A. M. Islamic prayer call rings out on loudspeakers. One hundred Christian seminary students use that as their cue to assemble in their chapel to worship Jesus. This day a Pioneer Bible Translator is their guest. He shares that in their country where, we...
Siberia: The Buryat

Siberia: The Buryat

Population: 462,000 Location/religion: Southern Siberia; Tibetan Buddhism/Animism. Language family: Mongolic Bible portions to date: Matthew/Mark (1909*, reprint IBT 1975), Mark (1996), John (1998), Jesus Friend of children (1999), Children’s Bible (2005,...
Russia: The Bashkirs

Russia: The Bashkirs

Population: 1.6 million Location/religion: Bashkortostan, between the Volga River and the Ural mountains / Sunni Muslim. Language family: Turkic Bible portions to date: Matthew* (1899), 4 Gospels (1902*, reprint IBT 1975), Luke (1996), John (1998, revised 2000), Jesus...