Ken and Jessica are members of Wycliffe Bible Translators.
Ken grew up in Rochester, Minnesota and worked at the Mayo Clinic for several years. When he joined Wycliffe, he went to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (the former Zaire) to participate in the Mono Bible translation project. After obtaining a Ph.D. at the University of Chicago, he returned to Africa and taught linguistics at the Faculté de Théologie Evangélique de Bangui in Central African Republic. He also helped select and train a team of mother tongue translators for the Mono translation project. In 2021, Ken and Jessica traveled to Congo for the dedication of the Mono New Testament. Ken is currently a Senior Linguistics Consultant for Wycliffe’s sister organization SIL International.
Jessica grew up in Illinois and Florida. After obtaining a B.A. in Applied Linguistics from Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, Jessica’s first assignment with Wycliffe was participating in the Kenyang and Denya Bible translation projects in Mamfe, Cameroon. Both New Testaments were dedicated in 2010. For several years she worked in the Sociolinguistics and Corporate Communications departments for SIL in Dallas. She is currently an Administrative Assistant for SIL’s Central African Republic Service Team.
Ken and Jessica were married in 2007. They have four children.
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Am glad the Lord had blessed u tremendously.I remember those years in Mamfe when we use to sit and pray for the future and God has just been with u all the way.
U know,u are an example to follow.Anastasias pictures are so cute.Am glad u are having a happy marriage.Sorry about your dad and glad to read that your sister jewel has got a new baby.Praise God.
love u jessi,clo