Ligon Duncan on “Why Know the Biblical Languages When There Are Good English Translations?”

In August 2013 it was announced that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III would serve as Chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. For the past seventeen years he has been the senior minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Duncan currently also teaches systematic and historical theology at RTS in Jackson, and is the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Sam Akrakg, Bible Translator, Papua New Guinea, on How BibleMesh Helped Him Learn Biblical Hebrew

Sam Akrakg is from Papua New Guinea where he is involved in the translation of the Bible into the Urim language. In January 2013 he traveled from his home town to Jerusalem, Israel, a journey that took 5 days, and included both a 12km walk and a ride on a local Ambulance. Whilst in Israel Sam studied at the Home for Bible Translators in Yad haShemona where he was enrolled on the BibleMesh Biblical Hebrew course to help him learn Biblical Hebrew.

Whilst in Israel Sam talked to Timothy Edwards about his studies in Israel and in particular how he found studying Hebrew with BibleMesh.

Ligon Duncan on “How Knowing Hebrew & Greek Can Help a Pastor Preach the Word Better”

In August 2013 it was announced that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III would serve as Chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. For the past seventeen years he has been the senior minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Duncan currently also teaches systematic and historical theology at RTS in Jackson, and is the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Ligon Duncan on “How Biblical Languages Can Be Helpful for the Pastor and His Congregation”

In August 2013 it was announced that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III would serve as Chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. For the past seventeen years he has been the senior minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Duncan currently also teaches systematic and historical theology at RTS in Jackson, and is the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Ligon Duncan on “The Importance of Investing Time to Learn the Biblical Languages”

In August 2013 it was announced that Dr. J. Ligon Duncan III would serve as Chancellor and CEO of Reformed Theological Seminary. For the past seventeen years he has been the senior minister at First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, Mississippi. Dr. Duncan currently also teaches systematic and historical theology at RTS in Jackson, and is the president of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood.

Baseki Tema, Bible Translator, Botswana, on Learning Biblical Hebrew

Baseki Tema is a Bible translator from Botswana who spent 6 months (January-July 2013) studying Hebrew at the Home for Bible Translators (HBT) in Israel. During her studies at HBT she was able to use the BibleMesh Biblical Hebrew program. In the video below she talks to Timothy Edwards about her work as a Bible translator in Botswana, her studies in Israel at HBT and in particular how BibleMesh could help in the important work of training Bible translators in the languages of the Bible.