It was 1990. Ken walked by a Wycliffe Bible Translators table with this sign on it: “99 Computer Positions Available Now.” It was the start of a decision that would change our lives. By that August, we had joined Wycliffe and haven’t looked back!
Information Technology (IT) positions are still available. If you are someone who loves computers or if you know of someone who might like to check out those positions and see fit they are a good fit, keep reading. There are three good opportunities for you.
Have an interest in computers, software, and field system engineering (power and wireless communications)?
Would you like to learn how up-to-date technology is used to support Bible translation globally?
Be sure to mark your calendars and plan to attend an upcoming Check-IT-Out conference to discover how God is using technology to give every tribe, nation, and tongue His Word, for His purposes. Come early to learn how JAARS provides practical day-to-day support in many areas, to make Bible translation possible. Non-techie people enjoy the conference, too!
September 26–27, Check-IT-Out Fall 2014—Early registration discount ends August 27. Spend an action-packed time in North Carolina with others passionate about God and His Word. Meet IT staff, translators, and hear about innovative progress and vital opportunities in the US and overseas.
March 20–21, Check-IT-Out Spring 2015—for singles, students, and couples, Friday afternoon through Saturday night. The optional Thursday pre‑conference includes a visit to the Billy Graham Library, smokehouse BBQ, and an ice cream social.
July 5–10, Check-IT-Out Vacation 2015—Includes a fun program for children ages three months and older, while adults are in morning sessions. Afternoon options include swimming, a picnic with IT staff families, flights in a helicopter or small plane, a ride on our 4WD training course, and free time to rest, explore the area, or meet individually with IT staff.