DR. BRIAN & CANDICE SIMMONS, together with their three children, spent nearly eight years in the tropical rain forest of the Darien Province of Panama. Brian served as a church planter, translator, and consultant. Brian was involved in the Paya-Kuna New Testament translation project and studied linguistics and Bible translation principles with New Tribes Mission. He is now the lead translator for The Passion Translation, and is currently translating the Old Testament. Both Brian and Candice travel full time speaking, teaching, and helping churches and leaders grow in Christ. They make their home in Wichita, Kansas.