More Lectionary resources for you in Likɔɔnl (Komba)

If you are following the lectionary readings for the Sundays following the launching of the New Testament in Likɔɔnl (a.k.a – Komba) November 2 or November 9, perhaps you’d like to hear how some verses sound in the latest Bible to be dedicated in the Christian church on earth – that is the Likɔɔnl language of Ghana. Find Matthew 23:11-12 Continue reading

Resources for hearing and celebrating that God speaks Likɔɔnl (Komba)

“God has always spoken Likɔɔnl, we are celebrating that we are hearing his voice.”- paraphrasing the late Dr. Kwame Bediako. How are you and your church celebrating that the body of Christ is hearing God’s voice through the New Testament dedication in the Likɔɔnl language on November 1st? Here are 3 documents you can use as bulletin inserts or as Continue reading

A Bible dedication coming soon to a language near you…

The New Testament in Likɔɔnl is going to be dedicated on November 1 in Gbintiri, Ghana. It may not be geographically close to everyone reading this blog, but it is humanly close, as part of the world’s languages, and especially close if you are a Christian brother or sister to the Komba people. The Official Lutheran Bible Translators blog posted Continue reading

Prayer for Pentecost

As an addition to my post about celebrating Pentecost multilingually, I asked my grandfather, Reverend Arthur Schultz, if he might write a collect, that is a prayer, for churches and individuals who would like to remember Bible translation work this year on Pentecost Sunday, especially for those of us preparing for the dedication of the New Testament in Likɔɔnl coming Continue reading

A Lenten preparation for an African Bible: doing without Scripture in our own language

What are you giving up for Lent, which begins this year on Ash Wednesday March 5?  Why would someone limit their freedom and “give something up” for Lent? My Lutheran tradition emphasizes that we don’t give up something to earn points with God or to look down on others who are not as “spiritual” as we are. Rather my friend Continue reading