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) […]
Thanks to all who prayed for the final consultant check of 9 books of the Simbari Bible translation over the last 2 weeks. We completed the checking ahead of schedule even though we were working through some very difficult material. The books we checked were: John, 2 Corinthians, Galatians, Philippians, Colossians, 2 Timothy, Philemon, Hebrews […]
Colossians 3:17 And whatever you do in word or deed, do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through Him. Life Change The SYIS workshop in Manila is history and we want to thank each of you who faithfully prayed for us during that week. There were twenty […]