An estimated 1.5 billion people around the world do not have a complete Bible in their own heart language. To change that statistic, The Seed Company has launched Imagine Zero, a new initiative to accelerate the translation of Scripture and eliminate Bible poverty throughout the world within the next decade.
The Seed Company has convened summits in 15 cities around the country with more scheduled. During each session, pastors and other local church leaders are introduced to exclusive, Seed Company-commissioned research from Barna Group, and participate in discussions on how they can better energize their congregations, better understand the millennial generation and better work together to make sure life transformation takes place through Scripture.
“Together, we discuss the implications of this research for our churches and the gospel over the next decade and beyond,” says company president Samuel Chiang. “This isn’t a conference—this is a summit of pastoral leaders in the community who are committed to helping others find and follow Jesus.”
Each summit is available free of charge to pastors and other church staff and will be conducted in round table discussions. Each summit is hosted and facilitated by author, speaker and ministry leader Mark Matlock, founder and president of WisdomWorks Ministries, a nonprofit dedicated to helping individuals, churches and faith-centered organizations leverage biblical wisdom.
“Imagine Zero is the channel for the church to bring the bible to every language within a decade, as well as increase bible reading in their own congregations. In many ways, this entire event is a gift to the church,” says Matlock. “It doesn’t matter what size church you are, the insights that will be shared will be applicable to the specific local context of each congregation. We truly want every church leader to be able to personally experience Imagine Zero.”
Visit ImagineZero.com to learn more.