Story number 5 for 15 Dec 2000

By December 15, 2000

And finally, as Christmas approaches it’s a season of hope for some two-billion people around the world. However, according to Jaars spokesman Arthur Lightbody, it’s different for many people groups around the world. “3,000 languages groups in the world, that’s about 250-million people do not even have one verse of scripture in their language. These Bibleless people can’t read or hear the Gospel of Luke’s account of the angel appearing to shepherds in the fields outside of Bethlehem.” Jaars speeds Bible translation by providing quality services for Wycliffe Bible Translators and others. Lightbody explains. “We provide coordination and training for many support services for Bible translation, such as, construction and maintenance, aviation, computing and technology. These tools that we help provide are crucial to getting the job done.” Jaars as a need for 180 people in computer-related work.

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