Stories From the Field
Seizing the moment in Sudan
A group of Sudanese refugees is learning the fundamentals of sound Bible translation so they can take God's Word back to mill...
Open Bible Stories open doors for Gospel in Venezuela
For Piaroa Christians like Alejandra, having unfoldingWord’s Open Bible Stories translated from Spanish into her heart langua...
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As president, David provides leadership to the team while Jane handles event and travel planning.

Tim works in innovation and strategy. Angie works in communications.

Russ focuses on global partnerships and projects. Jan leads the Finance team.

Heather is involved with our human resources activities as well as our communication strategies.

Christopher focuses on the research and development for our Bible translation software tools.

Matt is helping to equip church leaders with biblical resources and training processes that enable them to develop effective theological formation, Bible translation and leadership development materials in their own languages.

Zach is a software engineer working on our Bible translation software tools.

Manny is a software engineer working on our Bible translation software tools.

Rich is a software engineer helping to develop a web platform supporting Bible translation by the global Church.

Jesse works with software developers and content creators to architect and maintain the Door43 and unfoldingWord family of projects and websites.

Seth is an information technology specialist who is helping to support unfoldingWord with the company’s technology needs.

Perry provides translation training and writes content for open-access resources and tools.

Bruce is a web developer helping build an online platform supporting Bible translation by the global church.

Larry focuses on developing open-access resources to help the global Church translate and understand the Bible.

Eric works to ensure smooth business operations and Judy provides support for organizational events.

Dave focuses on developing global partnerships and projects in Portuguese- and Spanish-speaking countries and on fund and partner development. Becky is providing support for this.

Birch is a software developer helping to equip the global church to use Bible translation software. Connie assists in developing online training programs for Bible translators.

Lincoln serves as unfoldingWord's marketing and communications director.

Grant works in developing Bible and language tools to aid the worldwide church in the task of Bible translation.

Dane serves as unfoldingWord's global partner story manager. He collects, curates and communicates our CCBT partners’ stories to our friends and allies. He also serves as ministry mentor, helping to inculturate our operational philosophy across the network. He and Krista have been married since 1984 and have three daughters.

Darrell serves as Chief Financial Officer for unfoldingWord.

Ian is helping to equip church leaders with biblical resources and training processes that enable them to develop effective theological formation, Bible translation and leadership development materials in their own languages.

Our Translation Services Staff helps equip the global church with open-licensed discipleship resources.

Our computational linguist builds technology to help people interpret the Bible.

Our Biblical Linguist helps equip the global church with biblical language resource tools.

D works in Field Research.

Stories From the Field

  • Iran: Bibles in every language

    • January 04, 2022

    222 Ministries President Lazarus Yeghnazar dreams of the day when his country, Iran, will have Bibles in every local language. Using unfoldingWord's translation tools and Biblica's newly-revised Farsi...

  • A Scrap of Paper that Changed a Life

    • December 28, 2021

    It was 2006. A young Islamic man, walking home in Khartoum, Sudan, found a scrap of paper that changed his life and began his journey to the forefront of Church-Centric Bible Translation. His name is ...

  • Zafar's Favorite Tool

    • December 28, 2021

    This year, unfoldingWord completed the initial training of the Russian Gateway Language team. All 50 Open Bible Stories and nine Scripture Book Packages are now available in Russian, serving as the Ga...

  • Seizing the moment in Sudan

    • November 01, 2021

    Circling the Kaaba with thousands of fellow Muslims during the Hajj (annual pilgrimage to Mecca), a young Sudanese man comes to a moment of crisis.  He realizes that fellow believers from all over the...

  • Open Bible Stories open doors for Gospel in Venezuela

      For Piaroa Christians like Alejandra, having unfoldingWord’s Open Bible Stories translated from Spanish into her heart language means more than nice bedtime stories for her kids. It means giving them ...

    • Bible Without a Village

      • December 27, 2021

      On December 4, our Spanish Gateway Language partners held their first translation workshop with Portuguese translators. Portuguese is the Gateway to 530 people groups representing about 50 million peo...

    • Ruska Roma celebrate first Scripture in their language

      • September 20, 2021

      EASTERN UKRAINE — To Samuel Kim, holding a Ruska Roma translation of 3 John means more than a chance to celebrate with his Roma friends. It’s the answer to 10 years of prayer.  In April, a team of fou...