Facilitators

Have you ever visited a Web site and wondered who the people are that created it and what they are like?  You can find out more about us here in this section of our site.  We would also like to know about you!  We invite you to get in touch with us and tell us about your passion for Scripture engagement among the people groups of the Americas.  We would love to hear from you.   

Listed below are the members of our SIL-Americas trans-national Scripture engagement core team.  Beyond us however, are other co-workers and partners who are also involved in various aspects of Scripture engagement.  We will always try connect you with whoever we think can be the most helpful to you in your ministry. 


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Carletta

“I am passionate about helping people learn to appropriately apply Scripture everyday in their relationships, responsibilities and activities ---in their cultures--- so that..."   Read more...


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“I grew up with a high esteem for Native Americans.  A Mohawk brother once said to me, ‘Our wealth consists not in what we accumulate for ourselves, but rather in what we give to others.’  That impressed me as such a Christ-like attitude.  God has graciously and generously given of himself so that we can walk with him now and…"   Read more...


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“In my life and work with members of many different ethnic groups I have experienced how God uses various forms of literacy to put His law in our minds and to write His Word on our hearts as He promises in Jeremiah 31:33.  I first became interested in ..."     Read more...


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“It was through a relationship with native speakers of the Cheyenne language that I discovered their love of storytelling and how native words set to native music can result in Cheyenne spiritual songs that are deeply meaningful to them.  That discovery helped to fuel my life-long..."    Read more...


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“What makes me so passionate about addiction recovery is seeing people connect with God through Scripture in ways that are genuinely life-changing in an ongoing relationship with Him. I love seeing them move from feeling hopeless to finding true peace, health, strength, stability, and freedom as they come to experience what God has for them. Regardless of..."    Read more...


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“One day while serving in Spain as a university student, I was walking with a group of Spanish teenagers. We happened to pass an evangelistic tent meeting, and one of the teens commented, ‘I'd never be caught dead in there! Let's go home and watch TV.’ That was an “Ah-ha!” moment when I realized that media would be a crucial tool for reaching people with the ..."    Read more...


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“Growing up among Awakatek people of Guatemala, I gained an appreciation for how indigenous people see life and the world in a very holistic manner. Later, as an adult, my wife and I served among the Western Pokomam people of Guatemala, and it was there that we discovered the importance of media. We were amazed that people didn’t..."    Read more...


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“Growing up in Peru, I became fascinated by culture and the variety of ways that people do life together. As I make friends with people from many cultures, I see how each culture and language offer us amazing insights into life, relationships, the world we live in, and Scripture. Anthropology, science, philosophy, theology, art and music are like windows on God’s creation that..."    Read more... 


Valerie

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“My love for languages and cultures has shown me how intertwined these are when it comes to our relationship with God, his Word and with those around us. I have always enjoyed learning languages and learning from different cultures, but most of all, I love seeing..."  Read more...