Several weeks ago dust whirled around Albert and Lynne Castelijn’s feet as they waved farewell to the helicopter until it was a tiny speck in the sky; the translation check was over and the consultant flew out. Read Full Story
Looking back Philip and Vina LeRoux can see how much God has done in 2017, and they are so thankful! Read Full Story
Albert and Lynne Castelijn serve among the Banwaon people in the Philippines and they praise the Lord that despite many, many other things on the go, Albert and his team have been able to get 1 and 2 Corinthians and 1 John ready for the consultant check that is happening this week. Read Full Story
It is reassuring for Ragnar and Elizabeth to know that people are behind them in this huge project and they want to thank you for praying. Read Full Story
In late February a consultant check is planned for the translation of for the books 1 and 2 Corinthians and 1 John. Pray that the work is completed on time. Read Full Story
Men from the various tribal churches gathered recently to discuss together and deepen their understanding of the lessons learned in the Phase I teaching. Read Full Story
Ragnar and Elizabeth Niclasen are very excited to be able to share with you that one of the Kankana-ey Bible teachers is in the village where they ministered with the goal of teaching the Phase One lessons for a month.  Read Full Story

The rice harvest is almost done, the monsoon has arrived, school is out for a bit, the lesson material is ready and Jared and Bana Major trust that it is the right time to start teaching in Ilocano.

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The three and a half months in Canada on home assignment has gone fast for Don, Char, Thea, Koi and Zane. Read Full Story
For the longest time the landing strip on the island where the Philip and Vina le Roux’s serve has been plagued with delays. Read Full Story
Whilst working on the Phase 1 lessons, Ragnar and Elizabeth had been considering the idea of also making a set of Bible teaching lessons for children. Read Full Story
For Philip and Vina Le Roux the past few weeks have been a wonderful time of rest, relaxation, fellowship and fun. Now they are recharged and ready to continue their work on the island. Read Full Story

Once Bible teaching starts in that area they will need a place to do the creation to Christ lessons. The elementary school in that area approached Philip and Vina and asked for help with building. They have too many children to fit in the present classrooms.

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Donovan and Charla Epp along with two Agta men are taking part in a literacy workshop in Manila.  Read Full Story
Thank you for praying for them as they finished the lessons in phase 1, had them printed and then went on to teach these lessons to the Kankana-ey believers in four different areas. Read Full Story
Time surely has flown by. The days are long but the years are indeed short. Looking back nostalgically there are some things Phil and Vina wish they had known as young missionaries embarking on their adventure in the Philippines and some they are glad they didn’t know. Read Full Story
Two weeks ago the Banwaon Bible teachers decided that as they’d finished teaching through 1 Timothy and Titus, the following week there would be no fresh teaching from the Word.  Read Full Story
Recently Philip and Vina Le Roux had a long awaited visit from NTM consultants.  Read Full Story
When Ragnar and Elizabeth returned to the Philippines in 2014, they were sad to learn that the Kankana-ey Bible had been out of print since 2007.  Read Full Story
The missionary team's deepest desire is to have a Banwaon Bible translation that clearly and accurately communicates God’s truth. Pray for the team. Read Full Story