Bishop Emeritus Donald N. Bastian has written a nice article about the Classic Catechism on his blog, Just Call Me Pastor. In the post Bastian promotes catechesis in general, gives an overview of how the Classic Catechism came to be, and discusses the international interest in it. So see the post, What Book Should Come Next to the Bible?, and enjoy.
And thank you, Bishop Bastian, for your priceless input during the development of the Classic Catechism, and for your continued support of it.
With Bishop Bastian at General Conference 2015.
The snippet at right is from the February, 2015 “Yardy Update” newsletter which is from missionaries David and Sherrill Yardy. It announces (and this is news to me!) that the Classic Catechism will be translated into Marathi, the official language of the Maharashtra state of India. Pictured is a copy of the Classic Catechism’s translation into Chin of Myanmar.
It continues to astound me that a simple project originally conceived for teaching my daughter the basics of Christian doctrine has proven so useful overseas. If only American Christians cared more about proper indoctrination…