When is a story not a story, and a seed not a seed? (The Prices Write, May 2019, part 2)

The other day we translated the first draft of the 21st Bible story in the Ludari language. This story in the series is not actually a story but rather a lesson which bridges the gap between the 20 stories from the Old Testament and the 29 from the New Testament in order to explain howContinue reading “When is a story not a story, and a seed not a seed? (The Prices Write, May 2019, part 2)”

“Živ sam (I’m alive)!” The Prices Write, May 2019, part 1)

“Živ sam (I’m alive)!” said Daniel who was Jesus in the Easter skit at our church here in Slavonski Brod. In the top picture they are singing an Easter song: Pamala is leading the actions, Ariela is one of the women who went to the tomb and Daniel is Jesus. If you look closely atContinue reading ““Živ sam (I’m alive)!” The Prices Write, May 2019, part 1)”

Daily Prayer Calendar for April 2019 (The Prices Write, part 3)

For this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing out, click below: April 1 Pray Todd can get Luke chapters 3 & 11-12 checked in the 4 Roma languages April 2 Pray for $590 more in monthly pledges for our missionary support April 3 Pray for the Lord’s will to be done about KirstenContinue reading “Daily Prayer Calendar for April 2019 (The Prices Write, part 3)”

Christmas in March? (The Prices Write, April 2019, part 2)

Recently we have been translating Luke chapters 1-2 in four Roma dialects, which tell about the birth of John the Baptist and of Jesus. These are very difficult chapters to translate because of the extensive use of poetry. We had waited until the translators had some experience under their belts translating Luke 4-10 which isContinue reading “Christmas in March? (The Prices Write, April 2019, part 2)”

Celebrating 25 years since we first moved overseas (The Prices Write, April 2019, part 1)

One of the Roma Bible translators for the Bayash language recently preached at a Roma church in NW Croatia (pictured below). He preached in Croatian on John 11:25-26, “I am the resurrection and the life.” During the sermon he had me stand up and read these verses in Bayash–an exciting moment as I shared withContinue reading “Celebrating 25 years since we first moved overseas (The Prices Write, April 2019, part 1)”

Birthday, SHARE, finances & Luke 11:4 (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 2)

Thank you for praying for us. Here are a few new praises and prayer requests: Praise God for Kirsten, our Valentine, who turned 15 on Feb. 14! By the time you get this, we’ll be getting ready to head out the door to drive to Siofok, Hungary, for the annual SHARE conference. This is aContinue reading “Birthday, SHARE, finances & Luke 11:4 (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 2)”

Our Daily Prayer Calendar (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 3)

For this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing, click below: March 1 Today is Elizabeth’s 24th birthday! Praise God for a very successful first year in Albania. March 2 Today is Pam’s 50th birthday! Praise God for strength & health to serve the Lord March 3 Pray for the Lord’s guidance for colleaguesContinue reading “Our Daily Prayer Calendar (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 3)”

How will Zora understand this? (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 1)

Last month, six Roma translators, a consultant, a consultant-in-training, a Croatian translator and I met at the Baptist Church here in Slavonski Brod to edit our translations of Luke 8-10 in 3 Roma languages. We met for six days. After devotions and prayer each morning, we spent the rest of the day going verse-by-verse overContinue reading “How will Zora understand this? (The Prices Write, March 2019, part 1)”

Answered prayers & current prayer requests

Our friends at The Seed Company recently asked us, “What prayers were answered from last quarter (2018)?” I wanted to share with you what we told them: Several of our Roma Bible translators are getting more confident and better in their translating. Several of them have learned to use ParaTExt which is a huge helpContinue reading “Answered prayers & current prayer requests”

Daily prayer calendar for February 2019 (The Prices Write, part 2)

Feb 1 Pray for Jonathan to experience God’s help in his new job Feb 2 Pray for D & D traveling today from out of country to our Bible translation workshop Feb 3 Pray for our 6 Roma Bible translators driving from out of town to our church for a week of Bible translation sessions FebContinue reading “Daily prayer calendar for February 2019 (The Prices Write, part 2)”