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Honouring Margaret Langdon and the Missionary Contributions to Ghana

Posted by on Nov 3, 2016 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Honouring Margaret Langdon and the Missionary Contributions to Ghana

The government of Ghana has again conferred the state honour of the Member of the Order of Volta on another GILLBT veteran missionary Ms Margaret Langdon.

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5 Complete Bibles in 5 Months!

Posted by on Jun 1, 2016 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

5 Complete Bibles in 5 Months!

Complete Bibles in Kasem, Gonja, Kusaal, Nafaanra, and Dega were dedicated between November 2015 and March 2016.

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Accra Declaration

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Accra Declaration

Church, seminary and Bible agency leaders meeting in Accra made a joint declaration on the Church and Bible translation

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Children in multilingual situations

Posted by on Oct 28, 2014 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Children in multilingual situations

Some parents speak English at home to give their children an advantage at school. Does it work?

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How the Bible came to us

Posted by on Oct 8, 2014 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

How the Bible came to us

The message of the Bible which we now have in a printed form did not always exist as a printed text. God’s message was delivered to Prophets, religious and political leaders and many inspired people. It was delivered to them in oral form and as such existed in oral form for many centuries before it was finally reduced to writing with the invention of alphabets and writing systems. When God’s message to mankind was reduced from oral form to written form, the material on which the message was written included broken pottery, stone tablets,...

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Bible Translation and Human Dignity

Posted by on Dec 10, 2013 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Bible Translation and Human Dignity

Human dignity seems an appropriate topic for Human Rights Day. Certainly, no person without human dignity would say that all their rights are being respected. It is in this perspective that we present this extract of the article, “Bible Translation and Human Dignity” by Professor Lamin Sanneh which appeared in Anvil Journal, Vol. 27, No. 3. In the article, Professor Sanneh maintains that translation of Scripture into the mother tongue has revolutionary impact. Furthermore, that revolutionary impact affirms human dignity. His findings are...

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New Directions for Bible Translation in Africa–and for our Work!

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Front Page, News | 1 comment

New Directions for Bible Translation in Africa–and for our Work!

Celebrating and critically rethinking the work in light of the changed and changing context in which Mother Tongue Bible translation takes place in the country and on the continent

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Early Scriptures of the Gold Coast

Posted by on May 15, 2013 in Front Page, News | 0 comments

Early Scriptures of the Gold Coast

A Book Review

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GILLBT Seeks Graphic Designer

Posted by on Apr 11, 2013 in News | 0 comments

GILLBT Seeks Graphic Designer

GHANA INSTITUTE OF LITERACY, LINGUISTICS AND BIBLE TRANSLATION (GILLBT), is seeking a suitably qualified person for appointment. POSITION: Graphic Designer for Literacy Material Development (Full time). Mission statement of the Material Development sector for GILLBT: Assist each Language Group sponsored by or partnering with GILLBT to develop, revise or reprint literature in the Mother Tongue and keep archive of GILLBT printed materials. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION / SKILL & COMPETENCES REQUIRED: The applicant must: i.  Have at least a Diploma...

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Seeking Human Resource Manager

Posted by on Mar 5, 2013 in News | 0 comments

GILLBT is recruiting a Human Resource and Admin Manager

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