Paradise Lost

Timshel: An Idiomatic Bible Translation

A project in Austin, TX by Bonnie Lewis

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First-ever idiomatic translation that brings out the thoughts and emotions that would have been native to the Biblical characters
Backers: 352
Average Pledge Per Backer: $91

Funded: $32,137 of $31,674
Dates: Jan 4th -> Feb 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Bonnie Lewis
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Latest News

84% funded. 10 hours to go!

February 2nd - via:
Ok Y'all. YOU SHOWED UP TODAY!! Seriously.  We are 84% funded and have less than $5K with 10 hours to go until we are FULLY FUNDED!! Some of you are most likely winding down for the night and I am too, but if we all just did one more social post or... (Read More)

73% funded!!!

February 2nd - via:
We are DEAD about this!!   Two amazingly generous backers just booked the Timshel team to do a private event for them, which put us at 73% funded! WE ARE SO CLOSE NOW!!! Y’all are amazing and we are humbled and grateful and so excited. 20 hours... (Read More)

Timshel on VOX Podcast with Mike Erre

January 29th - via:
Hi Everyone!   We have 4 days left for this campaign and we are just below 40% funded!  We are currently waiting to hear from two churches that would like to partner with us, and I am on two podcasts this week plus a live stream talking all about... (Read More)

Exclusive Artwork and Podcast Next Week!

January 25th - via:
Check out this Exclusive Artwork! Exclusive Artwork for Backers How beautiful is that?? Our designer Michael Petrila released this exclusive design this week! I absolutely love it! Michael wanted to capture one of the most compelling aspects of... (Read More)

IG LIVE Recap with Bonnie Lewis and Jeremy Armstrong

January 17th - via:
Last night I hopped on an Instagram LIVE with our Editor Jeremy Armstrong to discuss the Genesis 22 passage we translated for this campaign. We discussed some literary gems including historical context, original language, the fine line between... (Read More)


January 12th - via:
Hey Everyone! We have been live officially one week and it's been a big one!  Here are the highlights: We are 17% funded!  THANK YOU for your support, your sharing and your encouragement!  You guys are truly AWESOME!  We were featured on the... (Read More)

Incredible Start! We are on our way to meet our goal!

January 9th - via:
Thank you all so much for your support!  We are already 13% funded!! WOOO-HOOO! If you could please share the campaign via email, conversation, social media, or even text message I would greatly appreciate it!  Looking forward to what God is going... (Read More)

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