In this tumultuous time in the United States, we in Seed Company empathize with the poignant cries of African Americans who have been marginalized in our country for so long. We resonate with their call for a more just society, free from the fear of being victimized merely because of the color of their skin.
Since our founding in 1993, Seed Company has been dedicated to seeing that all people groups on earth have opportunity to encounter God’s Word in the languages of their hearts. Most of the people groups we serve are marginalized—geographically, economically, and socially. They are often ignored or disparaged by those who shape language and education policies in their respective countries.
This long-standing concern for vulnerable victims of injustice around the world opens our eyes and hearts to the trials of our African American neighbors who live day in, day out with injustices as bitter and tragic as those we have seen in other places. With them, we cling to Jesus’ promise in Luke 18:7-8 (NIV).
Will not God bring about justice for His chosen ones, who cry out to him day and night? Will He keep putting them off? I tell you, He will see that they get justice, and quickly….
John Chesnut—a member of our Board and CEO of Wycliffe Bible Translators, our parent organization—recently addressed these issues as well, saying in part: “I am convinced that the only true solution is transformation in our hearts and minds that can only come from the one in whose image we are created…”[Read More]
As we navigate this season, may we each have courage to be salt and light in our communities and country.
CEO of Seed Company