That sneaky little kufu-kufu! Within 24 hours of landing in the remote area where we used to live, I was wondering if it was really going to be profitable to stay for my scheduled two weeks – or whether it would be best to call the pilot and ask him to come back and take […]
The Problem with Languages Have you ever heard anyone say, “The only problem with foreign languages is that they have a different word for everything!”? Although that is generally true, there is another fundamental issue which makes it very challenging to learn another language. The fact is, the worldview of the native speakers […]
A New Destination – Isnag Bob’s latest trip took him to an area he had never visited before – the land of the Isnag people. There he paired up with another translation consultant to check the Isnag translation of the important book of Romans. It’s good to occasionally work with another consultant to keep each […]
Bob & Debbie served full-time in the Asia-Pacific region for 20 years, primarily among the Tugutil people. The focus of their ministry has been translating the New Testament into the local language, and that project is nearing completion. Only the Gospel of Luke, Acts, and half of 2 Corinthians remain. For over 10 years now Bob has also served as a Bible translation consultant for other people groups as well, and he continues to make frequent trips to Asia for ...