We thought you might enjoy a sneak peak into one of our language helper sessions that we go to as part of our Cherokee Practicum. We spend 2 hours a day with our language helper learning more about the Cherokee language. One of the important facets of analyzing a language is the ability to determine […]
We attended a part of a powwow, a cornstalk shoot, and an ani Keetoowah dance this weekend. There annual celebration of the Cherokee nation was this weekend and so we were able to join in and get to learn a little bit more about their culture. We ended up learning that the Cherokee don’t have […]
This was our first week of the Cherokee practicum and we feel like it has gone well. The goals for this week were to get to know our language helper, warm up our ears and pencils to the sounds of the Cherokee language, do some TPR (total physical response) exercises to learn some words in […]
We have been asking for prayer for the kids to adjust well to our time here in Oklahoma. Thank you for praying. There is so much to be thankful for in this area. The place we are staying has a wonderful cement slab that the kids REALLY enjoy playing on and riding their bikes on. […]
Ever make "rooms" in your house with bunkbeds turned on end and tying mattresses to the to them with rope? Enjoy the adventure of setting up our house here in Oklahoma for our Cherokee Practicum
We are settled into our little room for our time here in Oklahoma. We went to church today at a Cherokee church and were going to eet our language helpers for the next 7 weeks. Things did not go exactly according to plan, but it looks like we have a language helper for Tuesday lined […]
We had an awesome time at the MTC and now we head off tomorrow morning to see some friends in Oklahoma before going to Tahlequah on Friday. It is hard to believe we are already on our way to Ling Practicum in Oklahoma. We had so much stuff to take with us so that we […]
Moving, traveling, and quality education for our kids: these 3 are not mutually exclusive, but they do require special preparation and intentional implementation.
NTM Videos is working on a video about the Moi tribe in Indonesia.
We really had a great time learning some very important skills for life and ministry overseas.
It has been great to get back to the county jail, after being gone all summer. Although our team was gone for the summer, God has been at work in the jail through other ministries and just working in the lives of the men and women at the jail. It is great to know that God was there working while most of us were away for the summer.