Welcome to the Recon website! Recon turns students and mentors into a fluid and mobile community of Christ followers on college campuses across the nation. Our roots in Christ provide security and stability. The Recon network insures activity, flexibility and connectivity. The Recon curriculum provides the training. The result is synergy: God multiplying the impact of our single witness with the power of community that can reach the ends of the earth. It is never being alone. It is being on the winning side. It is the Great Commission in 21st Century terms. Check it out. Sign up. Then tell another believer to do the same. We’re in this for the long haul. Eternity lasts forever.
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I remembered the session clearly. During a fairly routine conference at a local Christian college I was introduced to the principles (and difficulties) of translation. The speaker came from West Africa and described to students and missionaries the problems of translating the Bible into a local dialect. One example he gave us is forever etched in my mind. He told of a belt the locals used to climb up a tree to pull down coconuts. It had a precise name in the dialect, as did everything else. There is no such word in any other language, since this simple device isnít used anywhere else. So how do you translate this word, say, into English? That was the pr... [More]
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Check out our resources and materials to help you grow in you walk with Christ and knowledge of the Bible. The Recon Curriculum is available in 2 forms.More ...