The first leg of the marathon: Bible dedications nearing the completion of Phase 1 of the Bible translation project

(Following is the transcript of the above video, which is a report of the recent distribution of the Gospel of Luke and 50 chronological Bible stories in four Roma languages in Croatia and Serbia.) Who are the Roma and why do they need Bible translation? Roma people, often called Gypsies, are scorned throughout Europe, whereContinue reading “The first leg of the marathon: Bible dedications nearing the completion of Phase 1 of the Bible translation project”

Editing, testing and checking finished in Ludari!

Thank you for praying for the translation work. Here are some updates: Yesterday, Zoki, Sergej and I finished the final checks in the Ludari language for the Gospel of Luke, 50 chronological Bible stories and the glossary. Today I sent the text of the Bible stories in to the graphic artist so she can beginContinue reading “Editing, testing and checking finished in Ludari!”

New prayer requests; lost (and found) in translation, installment #5: Mt 5:47, “greet your brothers”.

PRAYER REQUESTS Thank you for standing with us in prayer. Here are some fresh prayer requests and praises: Todd’s Mom (age 83), in the nursing home in Oklahoma City, is sleeping more and eating less than she has which shows she is in decline. Please pray for comfort for her. I’ll be visiting her thisContinue reading “New prayer requests; lost (and found) in translation, installment #5: Mt 5:47, “greet your brothers”.”

Giving Tuesday, Ariela’s dance club, progress in Bible translation, visiting Mom

We’ve heard of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. But don’t forget Giving Tuesday, which is November 30–it’s a day to give back and to focus on sharing with others. Thank you for your faithful prayers and financial support for us and the ministry of Bible translation. If you would like to donate, please use theContinue reading “Giving Tuesday, Ariela’s dance club, progress in Bible translation, visiting Mom”

Our daily prayer calendar, November 2021 (The Prices Write, part 2)

Download this prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing out: November 1 Pray for God’s will for a closing date on a house in Belton, MO, we’ve made an offer on; pray for His provision of long-term housing for us November 2 Pray for God’s will to be done through today’s elections November 3Continue reading “Our daily prayer calendar, November 2021 (The Prices Write, part 2)”

Prayer for phase 2 of the Bible translation

We are almost done with phase 1 of the Bible translation project, which is translating the Gospel of Luke and 50 chronological Bible stories in five Roma languages. Phase 2 will involve continuing on with this project by translating more of the New Testament in as many of these five language as we can. InContinue reading “Prayer for phase 2 of the Bible translation”

The Prices Write (October 2021)

Thank you so much for your faithful prayers while I (Todd) was in Serbia and Croatia, September 5-17. We praise God that we were able to print books which contained the Gospel of Luke, 50 stories from creation to the return of Christ, and a glossary explaining important biblical terms. We printed 750 copies inContinue reading “The Prices Write (October 2021)”

Days 12-13: God’s Word for the Roma in Croatia and Serbia

After our two day stay in Slavonski Brod, Croatia, where we used to live, we drove three hours northeast to the Roma village of our Bayash translators. It was wonderful to see them again, and we enjoyed coffee and a huge lunch together! They shared some of their background and testimony with Pierre so heContinue reading “Days 12-13: God’s Word for the Roma in Croatia and Serbia”

Days 10 & 11: Sowing God’s Word among the Roma in Croatia and Serbia

After spending the night in the town where Djena and Biljana live, we drove an hour and a half to Slavonski Brod, the city where we used to live. It was great to meet up with our old teammates and the translators there in our old city. We showed the Roma village to Pierre andContinue reading “Days 10 & 11: Sowing God’s Word among the Roma in Croatia and Serbia”