“In the early 1930’s, Cameron Townsend, also a student volunteer, spent the summer in Guatemala passing out Spanish Bibles to mountain villagers. One day he came upon an unreached jungle tribe and handed a native a Bible, but then realized the man didn’t speak Spanish. Through the translator, the native abruptly asked Townsend, “If your God is so smart, why doesn’t He speak my language?” The young missionary was pierced to the heart and decided to drop out of college and spend the next ten years of his life translating the Scriptures into this tribes language. “Uncle Cam”, as he later would be called, ended up starting the most respected linguistic organization in the world, the Wycliffe Bible Translators. They have brought the Scriptures to life for thousands of languages and millions of people around the globe.”

Steve Shadrach, The Fuel and the Flame: 10 Keys to Ignite Your College Campus for Jesus Christ

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