We’re grateful to Jesse for picking up on our inquiry about CCBT. (See last edition, 2) Can You Teach Us About Community-Based Bible Translation? (CCBT), at www.brigada.org/2019/01/13_25626 ). He wrote, “CCBT, as used on
refers to “Church-Centric Bible Translation” which is an approach that equips the church that speaks any given language for excellence in Bible translation, as an intrinsic part of their theological formation and leadership development. There are some similarities with other approaches, but in many ways, this Bible translation model is very different. At unfoldingWord, we’ve made an attempt to describe it in some detail in the paper “From Unreached to Established”
Other papers that may be helpful include “Trustworthy and Trusted” (which considers how to equip the church to achieve excellence in Bible translation,
and “The Gateway Languages Strategy” (which describes a global strategy for providing content, tools and training that equip the entire global church,
Also there is a Getting Started guide that we put together at
Hopefully that has some value for you too.” It does. Thanks for your help, Jesse!