Item description for Cameron Townsend: Good News in Every Language (Christian Heroes: Then & Now) by Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam Publishing...
Overview Cameron Townsend founded Wycliffe Bible Translators with the dream of making the Good News available in every language. Today, Wycliffe has translated Scripture into hundreds of languages. (1896- 1982)
Publishers Description "Each true story in this series by outstanding authors Janet and Geoff Benge is loved by adults and children alike. More Christian Heroes: Then & Now biographies and unit study curriculum guides are coming soon. Fifty-five books are planned, and thousands of families have started their collections Cameron Townsend founded Wycliffe bible Translators with the dream of making the Good News available in every language. Today, Wycliffe has translated Scripture into hundreds of languages (1896-1982).
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Studio: YWAM Publishing
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8" Width: 5.34" Height: 0.6" Weight: 0.44 lbs.
Release Date Dec 5, 2001
Publisher YWAM Publishing
Grade Level Multiple Grades
Series Christian Heroes - Then and Now
Series Number 14
ISBN 1576581640 ISBN13 9781576581643
Availability 0 units.
More About Janet Benge, Geoff Benge & Ywam Publishing
Janet and Geoff Benge are a husband and wife writing team with twenty years of writing experience. Janet is a former elementary school teacher. Geoff holds a degree in history. Together they have a passion to make history come alive for a new generation. Originally from New Zealand, the Benges make their home in the Orlando, Florida, area.
Janet Benge currently resides in Orlando, in the state of Florida. Janet Benge was born in 1958.
Janet Benge has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Cameron Townsend: Good News in Every Language (Christian Heroes: Then & Now)?
Easy Read; Informative Jan 9, 2006
I read this one to my kids. It was informative for me but clear enough for my young children to appreciate the hard and amazing work of this key producer for Christ. Townsend's impact on Christian missions and even on language translations generally cannot be appreciated without reading more about; try this title.
A Great Book about a Christian Man! Mar 5, 2004
The man responsible for bringing God's word tp the World's diverse languages was a missionary to Mexico. This true story of Cameron Townsend is well-writen by Janet and Geoff Benge. Cameron goes through to tough times but with God's help he gets through them. In one incident he is giving out Bible tracks. A Cakchiquel man became indignant when Cameron offered him a track in Spanish. "Do you have any in Cakchiquel?" he asked. "There are none, I'm sorry," replied Cameron. "Well," retorted the man, "if your God is so great, why can't he speak my language?" So in that one moment, Cameron Towmnsend understood that God called him to translate the Bible into the language into the language of his Guatemalan friends. Does He get caught for translating the Bible? Read it and find out!