Search the web for “Bible translation” and “church planting” together. If you are looking for articles of thoughtful interaction, you’ll be disappointed. But you will find this article from 2012: “Bible translation vs. Church planting.”

The author concludes well:

The goal of missions is not Bible translation, but the goal of missions cannot be obtained without Bible translation.

Read the article at http://thecripplegate.com/bible-translation-vs-church-planting.