Lost (and found) in translation, installment #6: Jonah’s sign; signs of time or weather; flesh and blood

Each week I meet over Zoom to consult with the Roma Bible translators in Croatia, Serbia, Slovakia and the Czech Republic in three languages: Arli, Chergash and Gurbet. What do we do in those sessions? We read through each verse and I ask questions for clarification and give advice to help improve the translations. WhatContinue reading “Lost (and found) in translation, installment #6: Jonah’s sign; signs of time or weather; flesh and blood”

Our daily prayer calendar for August 2022

For this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing out, click download below: August 1 Pray we will be a blessing & encouragement to Todd’s mom as we visit her today at her nursing home in Oklahoma City August 2 Pray for kids who attended our VBS missions classes to develop a deep loveContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar for August 2022”

Bible stories are now printed in Ludari language; God provided a second car; Matthew’s hospital bills resolved

Our list of things for which to praise God just keeps growing! Thank you for your faithful prayers. See how God is answering! ANOTHER BIBLE TRANSLATION UPDATE: The full-color, illustrated book with 50 chronological Bible stories in the Ludari Roma language has now been printed! We also printed these same stories in a diglot (two-languageContinue reading “Bible stories are now printed in Ludari language; God provided a second car; Matthew’s hospital bills resolved”

Translating Matthew & Exodus; visiting Mom; setting up our house

BIBLE TRANSLATION UPDATE There is so much to praise God for and so many answers to prayer: Over the last two weeks, I met by Zoom with the Roma translators each work day. We were spread out between me in Kansas City (seven time zones away) and the translators in various cities in Croatia, Serbia,Continue reading “Translating Matthew & Exodus; visiting Mom; setting up our house”

Pray for upcoming Bible translation consultations

The Roma Bible translators have completed the assignments for their Principles of Bible Translation class which I will be grading soon. From June 6-9 and June 27-July 1, I will be meeting over Zoom with the Roma Bible translators in Croatia and Serbia for the Arli, Chergash and Gurbet languages for the consultant check ofContinue reading “Pray for upcoming Bible translation consultations”

Kirsten graduating; Prices moving to Belton, MO; training Roma in Bible translation

Kirsten (18) graduates from home school high school and with her Associate of Arts degree (Ministry Studies) from Calvary University, Kansas City, MO, May 7, 2022. Congratulations, Kirsten and praise to God! After May she plans to be living on her own in KC and working. Shout out to our friend, Patrick Berthof (https://breakstuff.net/), andContinue reading “Kirsten graduating; Prices moving to Belton, MO; training Roma in Bible translation”

Praise God for finishing phase 1 of the Bible translation project

Today I filled out the final quarterly report for progress on the Gospel of Luke and 50 Bible stories in the Ludari Roma language. This completes phase 1 of the Bible translation project! In the report, I answered the following question, and gave the following prayer requests, which I wanted to share with all ofContinue reading “Praise God for finishing phase 1 of the Bible translation project”

Luke & 50 Bible stories are now in print in Ludari!

We praise God for bringing us to this wonderful milestone! This week, our colleague in Slavonski Brod, Croatia, picked up the print order of 400 copies of the Gospel of Luke and 50 chronological Bible stories (with a glossary of keywords) in the Ludari language, spoken by 25,000 Roma living in Croatia, Serbia and BosniaContinue reading “Luke & 50 Bible stories are now in print in Ludari!”

Daily prayer calendar for April 2022 (The Prices Write)

(To get this list formatted as a calendar to print out, download below.) April 1 Pray we can finish getting audio recordings of Luke & 50 Bible stories in Ludari on our website & YouTube April 2 Pray for safety in travel & for Todd to be a blessing to his mom this weekend inContinue reading “Daily prayer calendar for April 2022 (The Prices Write)”

Dates, dances, and printing the Gospel of Luke & 50 Bible stories

Ariela (10) and I enjoyed a wonderful evening together with other daughters and FROGs (Fathers, Relatives or Other Guys) at her American Heritage Girls troop. The theme was dads as superheroes. I am blessed and honored to be her “hero”! We continue painting our house in Belton, MO, in prep for our move in mid-May.Continue reading “Dates, dances, and printing the Gospel of Luke & 50 Bible stories”