Latest News

The announcements below are chronologically listed with the most recent news on the top.  This page is updated when new content is added to the web site.  The three most recent updates also appear on the website's homepage.

Improving Internet for Bible Translation

posted Nov 21, 2017, 3:06 PM by Hank Scott

This month we share about a new project that Hank is involved with to make Internet improvements in Africa - a key tool to accomplish Bible translation today.  See the Latest News menu above and the November 2017 update.  We also share about a temporary assignment Hank will be filling soon, and also Wycliffe's updated 2017 Bible translation statistics.  Please see our update for prayer requests as well.  We appreciate your interest!

A translator's story - how Field Systems helps

posted Oct 29, 2017, 5:33 PM by Hank Scott

See Latest News > October 2017, where Hank shares his team's experience attending the 2017 Bible Translation Conference in Dallas, including a video from a translator who describes how a device from Field Systems is helping his translation project move forward.  We also share an update from Krista's Housing team, as well as prayer requests and praises.  Thank you for uplifting our Wycliffe ministry in prayer!

A family wedding, and other news

posted Oct 3, 2017, 4:10 PM by Hank Scott

This month our son, Nick was married!  Celebrate with us and read more in our September update where you will also find a link to their wedding video.  We also share news about Hank's preparation for a Bible Translation conference, and Krista's efforts to hire new staff for the JAARS Housing department.  Prayer requests and praise notes are also listed.  Thanks for your interest in our Wycliffe ministry!

Tools for Church Outreach

posted Aug 29, 2017, 2:49 PM by Hank Scott

This month we are sharing two practical tools which individuals or churches can use to grow deeper and help reach others for Christ.  You can see our updates under the Latest News menu > August 2017.  As always we have included updated prayer requests and praises.  We appreciate your partnership through prayer!

A Day in the Life of Krista

posted Jul 31, 2017, 6:47 AM by Hank Scott   [ updated Jul 31, 2017, 6:48 AM ]

Most people know that both Krista and I are serving in full time missionary positions, but many don't know much about what we do.  As the Director of Housing on the JAARS mission campus, Krista's days are busy with important behind-the-scenes work.  This update, under Latest News > July 2017, shares a typical day from start to finish.  We have also shared some notes of praise and our prayer requests.  Thanks for praying for our ministry!

Update on Project for CAR

posted Jun 16, 2017, 4:20 PM by Hank Scott

This month we are sharing a progress update on the project I announced in May, to provide Internet communication technology for the Central African Republic.  We are tackling some additional needs in CAR, and we appreciate your prayers for this work and other ministry related news!

Translation in CAR

posted May 8, 2017, 7:54 AM by Hank Scott

This month we are sharing about the ongoing work in the African country of the Central African Republic (CAR) and how the Field Systems team is providing Internet connectivity solutions to enable this work in remote places.  See the link under Latest Updates / May 2017 for this posting.  We have also shared prayer requests and praises.  Thank you for your interest and prayers!

Africa Trip Update

posted Mar 31, 2017, 12:26 PM by Hank Scott

Thanks for praying for our Wycliffe ministry!  The training conference in Kenya is now complete and I have posted an update about under Latest News / March 2017.  You can check that out along with the photos, and our prayer requests and praises.  I also recorded and uploaded a video from the regional office in Nairobi, Kenya which you can watch by clicking on it on the homepage.

Prep for Africa IT Training Conference

posted Feb 28, 2017, 4:43 PM by Hank Scott   [ updated Mar 31, 2017, 12:22 PM ]

This month I'm getting ready to head back to Kenya to help teach at the IT Connect training conference.  You can read more in our February update, found under Latest News / February 2017, and see a video from one of last year's participants.  We also included prayer requests, praises, and an update from the Power Systems team.  We appreciate your prayers!

Bank Error in Your Favor?

posted Jan 30, 2017, 12:35 PM by Hank Scott

This January 2017 update, found the under Latest News menu above, shares a story about work that Hank is doing to secure a large refund of sales tax to SIL, the organization he is assigned to.  While this type of administrative work may not seem as exciting as other missionary roles, it gives a real-life glimpse into the operational support which is necessary to keep the mission working efficiently and to be good stewards of the resources God has provided.  We have also shared prayer updates and notes of praise.  Thanks for praying!

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