Fear not, for I am with you;Be not dismayed, for I am your God.I will strengthen you,Yes, I will help you,I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. (Isaiah 41:10) Greetings from our jungle home in the Philippines where we feel relatively ‘safe’ from COVID-19. COVID-19: What a precious promise the above verse is, […]
Time is flying by. We arrived in Manila late night of the 22nd of January and two days later we flew down to the island we’ve called ‘home’ since 1982. January 26th we marked 38 years here since our arrival in the Philippines. God is faithful and we give all praise, honor and glory to […]
We have been back in Papua New Guinea for about a week now and started back into translation work the day after arriving. David and his translation helper, Raymond, have been working nonstop going over notes concerning possible draft revisions to better match the source language (SL) text. We always like to discuss these with […]
Happy New Year: Let everything that has breath praise the Lord. Praise the Lord! Psalm 150:6 Many of us remember twenty years ago before the New Year dawned there was great concern about Y2K?! Well, here we are in 2020 and it’s definitely a praise on our lips that God is good and worthy of […]
Luke 2:10 -11 Then the angel said to them, “Do not be afraid, for behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy which will be to all people. For there is born to you this day in the city of David a Savior, who is Christ the Lord. What a blessing to know the Savior! […]
Answered Prayer: In our last update we were headed to Dallas for an SYIS workshop. Prayers were answered for a very successful workshop. There were 23 participants from several different countries and cultures. We learned a lot – about the deaf culture from several participants who work with The Deaf Bible Society, and from others […]
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I had a great vocabulary word, but my mother tongue taper wouldn't let me use it that way. Often, as we hit bumps or walls in our translation work, our helpers have a difficult time telling us why things don’t work or how to overcome or get around a difficulty. This is one of those stories.
Miscommunication still happens, even when we are trying our hardest for it not to happen. This story is an excellent example of why we have so many steps – and so much checking – built into our translation work! True, it will take many years to get the whole Bible translated into Lusi, but, by the grace of God, there will be the fewest errors possible.
1 Peter 3:12a For the eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, and His ears are open to their prayers… Home again Greetings from our Oklahoma home! We arrived back on US soil three weeks ago, Wednesday June 5th. The Lord blessed our time in Portland, Oregon with a dear friend Mark Myers (pictured below) […]