New Bible Translation for the Pere People of Cameroon

50,000 Pere speakers now have God’s Word in their heart language.

It was a day of jubilation for Pere speakers in Cameroon, Africa! The Pere people, who love singing and dancing, recently celebrated receiving a new edition of the Scriptures in their language.

“This means everything to the churches in this area,” said Bakari Etienne, a retired Lutheran pastor in the Adamaoua Region where most of the 50,000 Pere people live. “Now we’ll have our Scriptures in a language that is more understandable to our people.”

Will you praise God along with the Pere people today? Let’s hold up 1 Thessalonians 2:13 (GNT) in prayer and rejoice in God’s provision. May His truth open the eyes of every heart:

“And there is another reason why we always give thanks to God. When we brought you God’s message, you heard it and accepted it, not as a message from human beings but as God’s message, which indeed it is. For God is at work in you who believe.” 

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