New Concordance Enriches Bible Study for the Wayana

A huge smile crossed the face of the Wayana church elder as he found the verse he’d been searching for in his Bible for a long time. In his hands was one of three freshly printed volumes that make up the massive Wayana Concordance.

Missionaries Jan and Margaret labored faithfully for many years to write, edit, and publish a concordance. Now the Wayana people can find Scripture passages and study their Bibles more deeply. What a joy to watch families studying together, learning how to use the reference system and seeing that “ah-ha!” moment on their faces. One elder remarked that “When Fred and Jan and Roy and Margaret are no longer with us, we will still have the concordance!” Well said.

The Wayana are off to a new adventure. Bible study and message preparation will never be the same again. Marco, the team’s newest member, carried the project one step farther. He took the hundreds of screen shots Jan created as teaching tools and compiled them on a DVD to be distributed along with the concordance to Wayana villages throughout the jungles of Suriname. Everyone gathered together that first day was hooked. “Let”s find another verse!” Thank you for making moments like this possible.


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