Rev. David Federwitz — Regional Director for Liberia, Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon for Lutheran Bible Translators (LBT), joins Andy and Sarah to talk about the daily life for the people groups served by LBT, the role of technology and digital communications in these cultures, and how the recent social media outage affected these cultures in a very different way than for residents of the United States. Learn more about the work of Lutheran Bible Translators at lbt.org, and listen to the Bible at lbt.org/livingwater.
Read more about this in an article from The Atlantic at theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2021/10/whatsapp-outage-hit-global-south-hardest/620312.
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