Oral Bible

Oral Bible Translation (OBT) is a cutting-edge development in missions, combining innovative Orality methodology and traditional Bible Translation principles. OBT seeks to capture the information contained in every Scripture passage and deliver it naturally to oral learning communities – through the expression they understand best. As with all of Spoken’s programs, our OBT team works with local community partners and indigenous leaders to ensure accuracy and effectiveness. Although each Oral Bible Translation project is unique, our process focuses on the following four principles:

OBT allows God's Word to overcome language barriers and learning barriers, so the focus is entirely on God's message rather than the medium through which it comes.