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 […]

Thank you for praying for the translation workshop

Thank you for praying for the translation workshop

Thank you for praying over the last 11 days for our Bible translation workshop. With our consultant from The Seed Company we checked, proofread, edited and improved the translations of Luke chapters 6-8 in four Roma dialects (Arli, Bayash, Chergash and Gurbet). Two of the days were held in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, while […]

Summer wrap up; translation progress (The Prices Write, October 2018, part 1)

Summer wrap up; translation progress (The Prices Write, October 2018, part 1)

Pam showing kids how to use the Bible coloring sheet Here’s what’s new with us: At the end of August we wrapped up the summer ministries with a one-day Bible festival for 15 children from the front part of the village near where we live and a week of classes for preschoolers. Preschool classes (with […]

Bible translation project update

Bible translation project update

The following is a report compiled from our dear friends at The Seed Company who are funding the Bible translation projects: LAFI E DEVLESO CLUSTER* PROJECT UPDATE (SERBIA & CROATIA) *Cluster projects are a strategy to see mother tongue translators of related languages work as a team to accelerate translation. Moved by Scripture As Nedeljko was […]