Flying to Slovakia tomorrow, prayers appreciated!

Tomorrow (Wednesday) morning I leave for an 11-day trip to Slovakia. I’ll be meeting with the Roma Bible translators and staff from The Word for The World Bible Translators for a conference, and then teaching the translators a week of classes on sociolinguistics. I’d appreciate pray for the following: Thank you for your prayers! HereContinue reading “Flying to Slovakia tomorrow, prayers appreciated!”

What is the “therefore” there for? Who’s got talents? (Lost [and found] in translation; installment #8)

We’ve recently had the privilege of speaking at a few of the churches which support our ministry financially. It has been a joy to catch up with those we haven’t seen for several years, be able to preach the Word, and give an in-person update on our family and the progress of our Bible translationContinue reading “What is the “therefore” there for? Who’s got talents? (Lost [and found] in translation; installment #8)”

Lost (and found) in translation: Installment #7: seed pickers & babblers; prayer request for my mom, for Bible distribution, pics from Ariela’s birthday

I’m currently preparing to teach a class to our Roma Bible translators on the topic of “sociolinguistics”. What is sociolinguistics? I’m so glad you asked! One simple definition is “sociolinguistics is that part of linguistics which is concerned with language as a social and cultural phenomenon.” Practically speaking, it is a study of how weContinue reading “Lost (and found) in translation: Installment #7: seed pickers & babblers; prayer request for my mom, for Bible distribution, pics from Ariela’s birthday”

Bible stories are now printed in Ludari language; God provided a second car; Matthew’s hospital bills resolved

Our list of things for which to praise God just keeps growing! Thank you for your faithful prayers. See how God is answering! ANOTHER BIBLE TRANSLATION UPDATE: The full-color, illustrated book with 50 chronological Bible stories in the Ludari Roma language has now been printed! We also printed these same stories in a diglot (two-languageContinue reading “Bible stories are now printed in Ludari language; God provided a second car; Matthew’s hospital bills resolved”

Kirsten’s graduation; Ariela’s baptism; our move to new house

On May 7, Kirsten (18) graduated from high school and Calvary University (Kansas City) with a two-year Associate of Arts degree in Ministry Studies. We’re so proud of her for her hard work! On May 7-8, Ariela (10) acted, danced and sang, and Daniel (14) ran sound for the production of “Honk. Jr.” at theirContinue reading “Kirsten’s graduation; Ariela’s baptism; our move to new house”

Kirsten graduating; Prices moving to Belton, MO; training Roma in Bible translation

Kirsten (18) graduates from home school high school and with her Associate of Arts degree (Ministry Studies) from Calvary University, Kansas City, MO, May 7, 2022. Congratulations, Kirsten and praise to God! After May she plans to be living on her own in KC and working. Shout out to our friend, Patrick Berthof (https://breakstuff.net/), andContinue reading “Kirsten graduating; Prices moving to Belton, MO; training Roma in Bible translation”

Dates, dances, and printing the Gospel of Luke & 50 Bible stories

Ariela (10) and I enjoyed a wonderful evening together with other daughters and FROGs (Fathers, Relatives or Other Guys) at her American Heritage Girls troop. The theme was dads as superheroes. I am blessed and honored to be her “hero”! We continue painting our house in Belton, MO, in prep for our move in mid-May.Continue reading “Dates, dances, and printing the Gospel of Luke & 50 Bible stories”

Birthdays; prep for moving; responses to translated verses on social media (The Prices Write, April 2022)

In March we celebrated birthdays with Elizabeth (27), Pamala, Jonathan (30) and Daniel (14). This month we are finishing the painting of the house in Belton and moving some things over, so in May we will move completely and no longer be renting each month in Independence, MO. Kirsten is looking forward to moving outContinue reading “Birthdays; prep for moving; responses to translated verses on social media (The Prices Write, April 2022)”

Looking for mistakes, finding truth; family fun with Valentine’s and birthday

Not long ago, I received this encouraging report from the coordinator for The Word for the World Serbia/Croatia: In September 2021, the translation team distributed the Gospel of Luke and 50 Bible stories in the Roma community in Leskovac, Serbia. One of the translators, Saša [English spelling Sasha], invited his neighbors, some of whom areContinue reading “Looking for mistakes, finding truth; family fun with Valentine’s and birthday”

Merry Christmas; new mailing address; Bible translation spell checking

FAMILY UPDATE: Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, from all the Prices. We were all able to be together in one place this year for Christmas! Pictured left to right: Kirsten (17) is finishing her senior year of home school as a dual-enrolled, early college student at Calvary University. She is on track to completeContinue reading “Merry Christmas; new mailing address; Bible translation spell checking”