2016 Mother Tongue Advocacy Conference

2016 Mother Tongue Advocacy Conference

The role of local languages as a catalyst for national development cannot be over-emphasized. Local languages are key for the attainment of any sustainable development and therefore need to be deployed in the different domains of national life. In spite of the...
5 Complete Bibles in 5 Months!

5 Complete Bibles in 5 Months!

Complete Bibles in Kasem, Gonja, Kusaal, Nafaanra, and Dega were dedicated between November 2015 and March 2016. Never before in the fifty – four (54) year history of GILLBT, and in the history of Ghana, have so many Bibles been launched in so short a period.  This...
Accra Declaration

Accra Declaration

On November 10 and 11, 2014, a Conference on the Church and Bible Translation in Africa was held at the Mövenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra, Ghana. Represented at the conference were Church leaders, representatives of Ghanaian theological seminaries, and the leaders...
Children in multilingual situations

Children in multilingual situations

Psychologists know that a young child can cope with many languages. If a child grows up in a situation where his mother speaks one language, his father another and yet another is spoken by his friends, the child will learn all three without a problem. Initially, the...
How the Bible came to us

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...