Takata, Masahiro and his wife have been working with Wycliffe Bible Translators (Wycliffe Global
Alliance) for the last 30 years. They served in Indonesia and Philippines as Bible translators, and have filled various roles in the organization in Asia and Internationally. He also served as director of Wycliffe missionary training in Asia. His current role is as a consultant of Diaspora for the Church Engagement Services in Wycliffe Asia-Pacific.