Team work & prayer for more workers

This week I had the privilege of observing a workshop (via Zoom) and learning from another mission as they checked the first half of the book of Jeremiah in a different Roma language spoken in another Easter European country. It is thrilling to see that, once they finish this and two more Old Testament propheticContinue reading “Team work & prayer for more workers”

Family update & Bible translation progress

FAMILY UPDATE: Daniel (12) and Ariela (9) are homeschooling as well as enjoying a weekly home school co-op. We’re thankful for this great opportunity to learn and to make friends. They are both excited as they received the parts they wanted in theater class to perform Peter Pan Jr. at the end of this schoolContinue reading “Family update & Bible translation progress”

Our new prayer card; please pray for the health of our translators

We’re thankful for the great work that Matthew did in making our new prayer card! Here are some updated prayer requests: Pray for one of our translators, Nedeljko, who is in great danger of kidney failure. He has had kidney issues for a long time, but they have gotten much worse. He is out ofContinue reading “Our new prayer card; please pray for the health of our translators”

Travels, COVID and upcoming missions sermon

This Sunday, 11/8, I will be preaching a missions message at our home church, CrossWay Bible Church in Blue Springs, MO. If you have not had a chance yet to hear this message, feel free to tune in live at 9:00 am or watch it at any other time online after. (CORRECTION ADDED 11/13: apparentlyContinue reading “Travels, COVID and upcoming missions sermon”

Field testing the Gospel of Luke in Croatia & Serbia (The Prices Write, November 2020, part 1)

In these pictures, our Roma Bible translators are doing what we call “field testing” or “community checking”. This is when they meet with other speakers of their Roma languages and ask for feedback from them on the translation so we can make sure that what we have translated clearly communicates to them. Sometimes this isContinue reading “Field testing the Gospel of Luke in Croatia & Serbia (The Prices Write, November 2020, part 1)”

“But will they understand it?” Pray for field testing today and tomorrow of Luke in the Chergash language

We love working on the translation of the Scriptures into the various Roma languages. At the end of the day, however, if the average Roma does not understand what it says, then we have missed our goal. That is why it is so important to do what we call “field testing” or “community checking”. ThisContinue reading ““But will they understand it?” Pray for field testing today and tomorrow of Luke in the Chergash language”

Our daily prayer calendar for October 2020 (The Prices Write, part 2)

1 Incline your ear, O LORD, and answer me, for I am poor and needy.2 Preserve my life, for I am godly; save your servant, who trusts in you– you are my God.3 Be gracious to me, O Lord, for to you do I cry all the day.4 Gladden the soul of your servant, forContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar for October 2020 (The Prices Write, part 2)”

The Prices Write (October 2020, part 1)

In August, we gathered in the Dallas, Texas, area for a family reunion with Pam’s mom, three sisters and many of their children. We were able to visit Pam’s dad, Mal, at the nursing home where he lives, and talk to and sing with him through the window over the telephone. Our kids got toContinue reading “The Prices Write (October 2020, part 1)”