Sometimes it is the little blessings that remind me that God is in control. I had several chapters of translation that I needed to check for comprehension with a Nahuatl speaker other than the lady who helped me translate. So, I asked Bernie to come help me one afternoon. She is an extremely sharp young […]
I was working with a translation helper, trying out a phrase for “God looked favorably on ….”. Glancing at my paper, I rattled off the trail phrase, “In Dios uki kwal in taka.” “God thought well (of) the man.” My co-workers and I had gone after this phrase with several helpers, so I was pretty […]
A while ago, I visited William’s family and watched while he was thinning leather to make a pair of sandals for his son. Few men know how to make the sandals that the people wear here. Many buy sandals for $15 US a pair. When there are many feet to shod, like William’s 11 kids, […]
When I was in the 5th grade, at a mission conference at my local church, the Lord burdened me with the need for missionaries to tell His Gospel to unreached people groups. Then, when I graduated from high school, I decided to go to New Tribes Bible Institute and began training to be a missionary knowing that was the path on which the Lord was leading me.
The longer I’ve been in this “business” the more it becomes less about what ...