The Linguistics students were asked to speak to the other students here regarding their experience with the linguistics training that came to an end in December. We decided to share with you what they had to say. (Photo and words shared with permission) From right to left: Josh: After taking the qualifying aptitude pretest I […]
As we presented missions to a group of kids at a VBS recently we got confronted with an interesting question from one of the kids: “How can the tribal people not know about God?” Good question! They are descendants of Adam and Eve and of Noah. Somewhere, somehow lies started replacing truth. The light goes […]
It has functioned as a communication device right from the beginning. Adam named the animals and talked with Eve using a language. In Genesis 11 God deals with pride, ambition and disobedience by causing man to speak different languages. God’s word is filled with directions regarding what to say and what not to say. […]
We are serving together at the New Tribes’ Missionary Training Center in Missouri. The curriculum includes (among other things) Christian Life Principles, Animism, New Testament Church Principles, Culture & Language Acquisition Principles, Practical Skills and Cultural Anthropology. We both specialize in the area of Linguistic Training. Many of New Tribes’ works are with people groups who have unwritten languages. Missionaries need to analyze the grammar so that they can learn the tribal language and communicate effectively ...