“It makes me so happy to read the Gospel in my mother tongue” (The Prices Write, August 2019, part 1)

“It makes me so happy to read the Gospel in my mother tongue” (The Prices Write, August 2019, part 1)

I (Todd) recently met with Nedeljko (pictured above), and his daughters, Nataša and Renata to check our translation of Luke 1-11 into the Bayash language, and to test it out with listeners from their village. As Nedeljko read it in his heart language, he got goose bumps and was choked up. His face lit up […]

Visas! Car tags! Language learning! Bible translation! God’s answer to your prayers

Visas! Car tags! Language learning! Bible translation! God’s answer to your prayers

We so appreciate you all faithfully praying for us. The Lord has been merciful and answered numerous prayers. We received our visas and work permits to allow us to be in Croatia another year. Once we had our visas, I was able to tag and license our car in Croatia for another year. It failed […]

What do our Roma Bible translations look and sound like?

What do our Roma Bible translations look and sound like?

We’re back in the States for a month but unfortunately won’t be able to visit all of you in person. We wanted to share an update on the Roma Bible translation ministry we are doing in Croatia and Serbia so we’ve prepared this 10 minute video. Watch this video to see and hear what the […]

Housing need in KC; Kirsten’s schooling; Bible translation workshop next week

Housing need in KC; Kirsten’s schooling; Bible translation workshop next week

Prayer requests: Thank you that we can bring our prayer needs to you all. Here are the latest: 1. We will be in Kansas City soon and are in need of a place to stay for three weeks, May 20-June 5 and June 14-20. We will be getting our driver’s licenses renewed, having some dental […]

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

“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 at […]

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 […]