by Bob Creson
President/CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA
ReachOut Winter 2011
The hot desert day was over and a small group of Borana people—nomadic cattle herders in Kenya—sat down under the stars to share news and stories. As Wycliffe/Summer Institute of Linguistics workers Jim and Dorothea Lander joined them, an elder began to speak.
AN AMAZING STORY
“Long, long ago,” he said, “the Borana people had a Book of God. We called it our Boogi Waqa and everyone had a copy. We read it often to learn how to please God. But as the years passed, our books began to wear out until eventually only one remained—the prized possession of an old, old grandfather.