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"Land of the Bible for Bible Translation Consultants" Course Graduated

14 students, all consultants, consultants in training, or project coordinators, graduated this past Tuesday (January 28) the 3 weeks “Land of the Bible” Course. The graduated consultants are working in the following countries/regions: Kenya, Nigeria, India, Eurasia, Russia, Liberia, Papua New Guinea, China, Southeast Asia, Togo, and Benin. “The Land of the Bible” is a special short term course on …

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A Norwegian article on JCBT

He trains Bible translators in the land of the Bible Kenneth Fjell Rasmussen, Perspektiv Magazine. JERUSALEM: Norwegian-American Halvor Ronning is convinced that all who translate The Bible, should know Hebrew and geography. In the Messianic-Jewish village Yad Hashmona, just west of Jerusalem, stands a great timber building in Finnish style. The building is the headquarters of the Jerusalem Center for …

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JCBT 2019 Christmas Update

Dear Friends, Colleagues, and Alumni, Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators! We have the joy of wishing you a blessed time of celebration from the Judean hills, not far from Bethlehem. We are happy to share with you the many events of the passing year and look forward to the anticipation of the upcoming year of service in …

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Interacting with Micah in the Land of the Bible

A group of 14 Bible Translators, Consultants, teachers and Project Coordinators from all around the world has graduated from an intensive and interactive “One Book at A Time” Poetry Course in the Land of the Bible. This year, the two-week course focused on the Prophet Micah and his connection to the book’s Context: The Land. Drs. Ernst Wendland and Lynell Zogbo, with the …

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More Than Just Hebrew

Wycliffe Global Alliance recently published an article about JCBT and Biblical Hebrew Training in Israel. It is written by Zetseat Fekadu, a 2018 Semester Program Alumni. You can click on the following picture and read all about her testimony in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Chinese.

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"One Book at a Time" Course Has Begun

The two-weeks course that focuses on the prophet Micah, will start this Monday, October 28th. The 14 students consultants, Mother Toungus Translators, Teachers, and Coordinators are already made their way to Israel and officially started their course. Represented by many different Bible Translation organizations (such as United Bible Society, Wycliffe, Seed Company and SIL) and 11 different countries (like Ethiopia, …

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Gaining Translation independence.

By, Rose Ntemenaso. Ghana. 2018 Semester Program Alumni. Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him and he will make your paths straight. (Proverbs 3:5-6 ) I am very glad to share the goodness of the Lord in my life and the Bible Translation Project (Delo) …

Volunteer Blog Posts

Finnish Language Blogs: Lauri’s Blog in spring 2012 & 2016: http://laurijerkussa.blogspot.fi/ (in Finnish) Mika’s Blog in spring 2013: Maitoa ja hunajaa (in Finnish) Maarit’s blog, starting 2015: Uudet askeleet (in Finnish)

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Ayadome Kokou from Togo

“The Sabbaths celebrations taught us a lot about biblical principles…” IMPRESSIONS OF THE FIRST MONTH 2019 Semester Students on their way to the first day of classes in the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. All the glory to God that allowed us to take part in the five-months training here at Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators (JCBT) this year 2019. We …

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JCBT End of the Summer Update.

“To the Uttermost Parts of the Earth” Dear friends, supporters, and colleagues!Greetings from the Jerusalem Center for Bible Translators! “ …you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem,and in all Judea and Samaria,and to the uttermost parts of the earth”(Acts 1:9). This is the call and vision of JCBT as we are approaching the 25th year of our service to peoplein …