Be Involved

Partnering through Prayer and Financial Support

You can be a part of this work by being partners in missions with us!!! We need faithful people who can pray and partner financially on a regular basis. Or you can give a special gift for a particular project. Some projects include village literacy, a special off-road camper and a boat that will enable us to reach remote areas with the Gospel, or making a way for translators to receive more training. Email us to find out specific details of what the latest needs are.

We’ve been full time missionaries for over 29 years and during that time the Lord has provided for the needs of the work. We’ve never once seen these needs fulfilled by gifts falling out of the sky but God sends them through the hearts and hands of ordinary folks like you who want to be involved.

If you have a burden to see the Lord glorified to the ends of the earth then you could be a partner with us. We need friends that can partner monthly, annually or for special needs. Those interested in partnering financially with us may send contributions to:

Partners in Bible Translation
PO Box 455
Richmond, OH 43944

Phone: 740-314-7400

Checks can be made payable to “Partners in Bible Translation” or simply “PIBT” and designated “For Bible Translation”. You will receive a receipt and a return envelope with each gift. Gifts marked as “Personal Gift for the Sawka Family” are not tax-deductible.

You can also give online by using the links provided on this page.

Other Ways To Help

Besides the essential tasks of praying and supporting our mission financially, there are many other things that you can to do to help this ministry. Here’s just a few that we need help on now.

If you’re able to help with any of these please use our contact information provided on this website to let us know of your interest. We would be glad to talk with you about how you might be able to help.


If you have access to a computer and email, you could be an important part of supporting this work. We need folks who are able to receive our prayer letter via email, check it for spelling, grammar and understandability and then email the changes back to us in a few days. To be a Checker you can’t be afraid of pointing out errors. A critical eye as well as being perceptive is important. You need to check your email several times a week to help us with this task.


If you have the capability to do Internet searches, as well as occasionally visit a local department store for some items we may need you could be of great help. Our Internet access in Zambia is not very good and we are unable to research things easily. You may also know of contacts that we do not. Please do not underestimate how God can use you by helping us in this task!

Stateside Supporter Person

We need someone to help pick us up a the airport when we return to the USA, someone to help us look for a vehicle and many other tasks. If you drive or use a telephone you may be able to help with this need.


We have special needs in our home states of Ohio and New Jersey and if you can give care, or help in special ways write us and let us know and we’ll tell you more.


We need someone to help with tasks like this:

  1. Typing documents into a computer and sending us files via email.
  2. Contacting pastors and church offices for booking services.
  3. Scheduling and travel arrangements.
  4. Finding accommodations for us.

Builder/Construction Worker

We need help with this for overseas ministry. Contact us to learn how you might help with an overseas construction project.

Think you can help with any of these things? Then don’t hesitate to respond. God may be leading you to be a key worker in His Kingdom.