To communicate God's Word clearly in another language, sometimes we have to slow down the information rate. One of the challenging things in translation is that two languages can have two very different ways of handling the same information.
Isaiah 40:31… those who wait on the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles, they shall run and not be weary, they shall walk and not faint. Arrival: Greetings from our mountain village home in the Philippines! We arrived in the country three and a half weeks ago. God […]
As you know we are not working among the Mengen on our own! We are part of a much larger team. It all starts back here at home and stretches all the way to where we are working. And each link is vital. Check out this blog, and see how you can be part of this chain reaching the Mengen.
#5 in my series of what a normal day looks like
Before we enter any people group, we first conduct different surveys. We thus first visit specific people groups who often invite us to come and live amongst them, to help us evaluate what the need is and to present to them the purpose of what we are wanting to come and do. Last year I […]
Now may the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that you will abound in hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. Romans 15:13 Looking back: When we were looking forward to 2018, the Lord put a word on our hearts that by faith would characterize His work […]
Merry Christmas! Emmanuel: God with us! What an amazing thing to realize that God became man to take upon Himself the sin of the world. We were sharing this truth with a young man in the store just the other day. Please pray for Dylan. He was very receptive to the things we had to […]
Psalm 121:8 The Lord shall preserve your going out and your coming in from this time forth, and even forevermore. Road Trip: God has been so gracious to us! We had a wonderful road trip last month. We traveled to Alabama, Florida, South and North Carolina, (the pictures in this email were taken in North […]
Translation: Another annual trip to the Philippines to work on checking scripture is coming to a close. This is the 6th year we’ve returned to our village to check the translation Lance worked on while at home in the US. Between our return to the US in May of 2017 and our return to the […]
Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass. Psalm 37:4-5 (NKJV) Travel: Where did the month of June go?! Well, for us it meant a lot of travel. Thank […]