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

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 is […]

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

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 with […]

Pray for the Bible translation team’s progress

Pray for the Bible translation team’s progress

Each financial quarter, our dear friends at The Seed Company send out a brief report on the progress of our Roma Bible translations, so prayer partners can see the progress and pray for the needs. In this blog post I am sharing portions of that so you can know and pray as well. This is […]

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

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 over […]

The 12 Days of Christmas

Ariela’s Christmas recital in mid-December. It was a bit hard to find her on the stage among all the blonde-haired little girls in red and white but she is the one in the middle, sitting down, facing the camera with her right hand reaching to her Santa cap (see yellow arrow). Matthew carried over from […]

Home for Christmas (The Prices Write, January 2019, part 1)

Home for Christmas (The Prices Write, January 2019, part 1)

Above: a snowman Daniel & Ariela built in our backyard Playing Settlers of Catan in our living room. (L-R: Matthew, Daniel, Kirsten, Stephen, Elizabeth) We are excited that Elizabeth & Stephen are visiting from Albania, & Matthew from San Jose, to spend Christmas with us in Croatia. We’re sorry that Timothy & Jonathan can’t be […]

Daily prayer calendar for Dec. 2018 (The Prices Write, part 3)

Daily prayer calendar for Dec. 2018 (The Prices Write, part 3)

(For this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing, click here: Price prayer letter for 12-2018 page 2). DAILY PRAYER CALENDAR FOR DECEMBER 2018 Dec 1 Pray for God’s wisdom & guidance when we edit the Chergash translation of Luke 7-8 with Djeno & Biljana Dec 2 Pray for Natasha, Renata & Nedjeljko for […]

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 […]

Baptism, retreat, Thanksgiving

Baptism, retreat, Thanksgiving

We’re so proud of Daniel (age 10) for making his faith public when Todd baptized him Nov. 11 at the Baptist Church here in Slavonski Brod, Croatia. Continue to pray for our dear son to grow in his faith and to “dare to be a Daniel”, living for the Lord whole heartedly. Thanks to the […]

Family pictures from Croatia

Family pictures from Croatia

An Ariela/Mommy date at the mall! Last Bible club held outside for the year. It’s getting cold! Christian Hospitality Network free retreat in Ljubljana, Slovenia! Ariela and her doll in the Holly Hobby dresses Pam’s mom made for her when she was a little girl! The roses that the Slavonski Brod Baptist Church gave Daniel […]