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”
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”
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”
Friends from our church are organizing a drive to provide food boxes for 80 Roma families in Hungarian villages.
We have such a wonderful church here in Budapest. A family in our church is organizing outreach to Roma children with 500 shoe boxes for Christmas. We were privileged to help pack some of them up after church a couple weeks ago.
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”
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”
Our church in Budapest helped packed 250 Christmas shoe boxes for Roma children. Here Daniel and Ariela are picking out gifts, donated from Holland, to put in boxes.
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”
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