Pray for important translation session on Dec. 13

Tomorrow (Sat. Dec. 13) I plan to drive 2 1/2 hours SE of here to a village in southern Hungary to meet with Anikó, Lívia and Gergő to work on the Hungarian Ardelean Bayash translation of some sections of Luke 7, 8, 15 and 19, and John 1-3. Please pray for safety in travels, strengthContinue reading “Pray for important translation session on Dec. 13”

Food packets for Christmas

We’re so thankful for a family in our church who is organizing a great outreach to poor Roma children and families in NE Hungary. By God’s grace we were able to help buy food packages for over 30 families. Each packet had the following contents: (By the way, 1 kg [kilogram] is 2.2 lbs., 1Continue reading “Food packets for Christmas”

Matthew to go to International Christian School of Budapest next semester

We are humbled and grateful that some anonymous donors are paying for Matthew to attend the International Christian School of Budapest this coming semester (Spring 2015). We love home schooling him, but this will be a good semester for him to get classroom experience, meet friends as we are still new to this city, andContinue reading “Matthew to go to International Christian School of Budapest next semester”

St. Nicholas Day shoes

One of the traditions we discovered years ago when we moved to Croatia is St. Nicholas Day. On Dec. 6, the kids set out an empty shoe each (by or near the front door) and in the morning the shoes are filled with a few treats. We started this with our kids and they loveContinue reading “St. Nicholas Day shoes”

Exciting translation progress

We are excited that our Hungarian partner has completed the Hungarian Munteon Bayash translation of five stories from the Gospel of Luke. This is the first Scripture ever in this language! We are very, very excited. Please pray as the booklet continues through the design and layout phase and that we can get it printedContinue reading “Exciting translation progress”

Turkey hunting in Budapest

Grocery stores here in Budapest don’t carry whole turkeys, so we did some research and found out where we could get one, and the kids and I went and ordered one a few days ago. So this morning, Thanksgiving morning, I set out on my quest to bag the turkey. It was 3 degrees celsiusContinue reading “Turkey hunting in Budapest”

An idea for #GivingTuesday

We are praying for $330 per month in financial pledges for our missionary support. Donations can be made here. We are praying for $50,000 in one-time gifts to fund the first three phases of Bible translation in four Roma (Gypsy) dialects spoken in Croatia, Serbia and Hungary. Donations can be made here. #RomaBible, #toddlprice