American Bible teachers to be recognized for their ministry

By September 21, 2007

USA (MNN) — On September 25, Wycliffe
Bible Translators
will name Chuck and Cynthia Swindoll as this year's Bill Bright
Scripture Impact Award winners.

The award recognizes individuals whose
contributions to Bible translation, literacy and Scripture proclamation reflect
that of the late Campus Crusade for Christ founder, Dr. Bill Bright. The
Swindolls have devoted more than five decades of their lives to communicating
practical biblical truth and helping others apply God's Word to their lives.

Chuck Swindoll currently serves as the host of the
radio broadcast ministry Insight for Living, in leadership at Dallas Theological
Seminary, and is pastor of Stonebriar Community Church in Frisco, Texas, which
he founded in 1998.

Cynthia Swindoll serves as president of her
husband's broadcast ministry. Insight for Living now airs in every major
Christian radio market in all 50 U.S. states and on more than 2,100 outlets
worldwide. Launched in 1979, the program is currently broadcast in several
languages and boasts a large and growing webcast and podcast audience.

Wycliffe Bible Translators USA president, Bob
Creson, says Chuck and Cynthia Swindoll have, through their ministries, helped
inspire generations of Christians with a passion for reading and applying God's
Word to their lives. "The Swindolls' love for God and His Word is
reflected in their life-long commitment of making the Scriptures come alive for
millions." 

He goes on to add, "Relevant and practical in
their approach, the Holy Spirit has used Chuck and Cynthia to implant the
Scriptures into the hearts, minds and lives of readers and listeners in the
U.S. and around the world. It is truly Wycliffe Bible Translators' privilege to
be able to honor both Chuck and Cynthia as people God has used to encourage and
grow His Church."

Created by the Wycliffe
organization in 2003, the Bill Bright Scripture Impact Award honors the legacy
of Campus Crusade for Christ founder Bill Bright. Past recipients include
evangelist Billy Graham and world-renowned pastor and author, Rick Warren.

The Bill Bright Scripture Impact Award dinner will
be held Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 5:30 p.m. ET at the WordSpring Discovery Center at
11221 John Wycliffe Blvd. in Orlando, Fla.

 

 

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