Pioneer Bible Translators

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Pioneer Bible Translators is a non-profit, 501(c)(3)[1] mission organization. It has received Charity Navigator's highest ranking (four out of four stars) for financial accountability.[2] Pioneer Bible Translators is a member of Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability[3] and the Forum of Bible Agencies.

Former United States Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers previously served on the Pioneer Bible Translators board.[4]

Mission[edit]

Pioneer Bible Translators bridges the gap between the church and the Bible-less peoples around the world. Their team is composed of Bible translators, literacy evangelists, church planters and a variety of support personnel transforming lives through God's Word in every language.[5]

History[edit]

Pioneer Bible Translators incorporated in 1976 in Dallas, Texas.[6]

Pioneer Bible Translators has recently had two of its missionaries serve as president of the National Missionary Convention. Greg Pruett, missionary, Bible translator, and PBT's current president,[7] served in 2003. Marsha Relyea Miles, missionary and Bible translator[7] in Papua New Guinea, served in 2007.[8]

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