It takes a village (The Prices Write, February 2019, part 1)

It takes a village (The Prices Write, February 2019, part 1)

It takes a village, so the saying goes. Or at least, it takes a family. Let me explain. Last Wednesday I drove over to Zoki’s house for our weekly session of translating Bible stories into his language (Ludari). As I drove up and parked, his wife came out and mentioned that Zoki wasn’t home yet, […]

“I understood every word.” (The Prices Write, January 2019, part 2)

“I understood every word.” (The Prices Write, January 2019, part 2)

“This is not our language. This is something else.” “I understand every word when you read it”. The first quote is from a man in our local Roma village when I sat next to him on his bed in their one-room dwelling, and asked him to read the story of Creation from Genesis 1 which […]

Translating the story of Noah’s flood (The Prices Write, part 2)

Translating the story of Noah’s flood (The Prices Write, part 2)

As I take the 10 minute- drive to the Roma neighborhood, I pray that Z. & N. will be home and available to translate more Bible stories in Ludari. (In this culture, setting appointments is somewhat pointless, so we just visit them when we think they’ll be available.) There’s a light on when I pull […]

History in the Making (The Prices Write, November 2018, part 1)

History in the Making (The Prices Write, November 2018, part 1)

“How do we say ‘beginning’?” “Where is the ‘ä’ letter?” “Go ask mom how you say “dark”. “How would we say “formed”? These were some of the questions and remarks they made to each other, their faces intent on the screen, leaning in, pecking out the letters on the keyboard, as a half dozen Ludari […]

Thank you for praying for the translation workshop

Thank you for praying for the translation workshop

Thank you for praying over the last 11 days for our Bible translation workshop. With our consultant from The Seed Company we checked, proofread, edited and improved the translations of Luke chapters 6-8 in four Roma dialects (Arli, Bayash, Chergash and Gurbet). Two of the days were held in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, while […]

Daily prayer calendar for October 2018 (The Prices Write, part 2)

For our prayer calendar in a format for printing, go to: Price prayer letter for 10-2018 DAILY PRAYER CALENDAR FOR OCTOBER 2018 Oct 1 Pray as we drive to Bosnia to pickup a friend who will be visiting us for a few days Oct 2 Praise for Timothy’s helpfulness driving Pam’s mom to Texas. Pray for […]

Summer wrap up; translation progress (The Prices Write, October 2018, part 1)

Summer wrap up; translation progress (The Prices Write, October 2018, part 1)

Pam showing kids how to use the Bible coloring sheet Here’s what’s new with us: At the end of August we wrapped up the summer ministries with a one-day Bible festival for 15 children from the front part of the village near where we live and a week of classes for preschoolers. Preschool classes (with […]

Bible translation project update

Bible translation project update

The following is a report compiled from our dear friends at The Seed Company who are funding the Bible translation projects: LAFI E DEVLESO CLUSTER* PROJECT UPDATE (SERBIA & CROATIA) *Cluster projects are a strategy to see mother tongue translators of related languages work as a team to accelerate translation. Moved by Scripture As Nedeljko was […]

Daily prayer calendar for August 2018 (The Prices Write, part 2)

Daily prayer calendar for August 2018 (The Prices Write, part 2)

Click to open our prayer calendar in a format made for printing: Price prayer letter for 08-2018 Daily Prayer Calendar for August 2018 August 1 Pray for the MCC team returning from Sisak back to Kansas City today, for safety in travel & rest August 2 Pray for Margaret traveling to Croatia to help with Roma […]

Upcoming outreach in Sisak

Upcoming outreach in Sisak

Ariela singing with the VBS kids at the Slavonski Brod Baptist Church   Dear praying friends,   1. We’re thankful for the great VBS held through the Baptist Church here in Slavonski Brod by a wonderful team from Nashville that Daniel and Ariela, and our colleagues’ two sons, attended. 2. Thank you for praying for Kirsten on her […]