Bible translation into Kiembu-Kimbeere had already started by 1976 by the Bible Society of Kenya under the Sponsorship of the Anglican and Roma Catholic Churches with Canon Bedan Ireri (Anglican) and Fr Gabriel Museverethi (RC) as translators but stalled as a result of misunderstandings. A new attempt to restart the Kiembu-Kimbeere Bible translation project was relaunched in 1995 with Wilson Munyi (RC) and John Gichangi (Anglican) as translators. Later Pithon Njuki of the Mbeere dialect joined this team and helped to give it a balanced
A trial first publication in the language-the Gospel of Mark was launched on 29th March 1998 at the Anglican Cathedral of the Diocese of Embu in a colorful ceremony attended by most Christian denominations in Embu and Mbeere districts.
The currently ongoing translation projects include:
Igikuria First Bible
Teso First Bible
Lusamia First Bible
Maasai Revision – at Publishing Stage
For God did not give us a spirit of fear but of power, love and self discipline.