When the angel of the Lord said in the gospel of Luke ‘I bring you good news of great joy for all the people’ the words that often jump out are ‘good news’ and ‘great joy’. But it’s easy to miss that this good news is ‘for all the people’.
This message to the shepherds was made just a few hours after the birth of Jesus. And yet, over 2,000 years later, millions of people still don’t even have the Christmas story in their own language.
Enormous progress is being made, however. Thanks to advances in technology and support from people like you, Bible translators are beginning work in a new language at a rate of one every day!