Thinking about Christmas … in July

LOST (AND FOUND) IN TRANSLATION I’ve been thinking a lot about Christmas lately. Recently we have been translating Luke chapters 1-2 in the Ludari Roma language and therefore have been studying a lot about the birth of John the Baptist, and of the Lord Jesus. We all know the story and are aware that JesusContinue reading “Thinking about Christmas … in July”

Our daily prayer calendar for July 2021

Click below to download the prayer list formatted as a calendar for printing: July 1 Pray for God’s will regarding the possibility of an additional funding source for the Roma Bible translation projects July 2 Pray for Bible translator, Nedeljko, to be able to receive two kidney transplants as soon as possible July 3 PrayContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar for July 2021”

Family pics from the kids’ play; Daniel to camp; formatting and final checks for Gospel of Luke in Arli language

It was great that Jonathan’s visit from San Francisco meant that he was able to see Daniel and Ariela’s play also. We enjoyed a special week with him while he was here. Please remember these prayer requests: Daniel will be at our church camp Wednesday through Saturday. They will be serving at City Union MissionContinue reading “Family pics from the kids’ play; Daniel to camp; formatting and final checks for Gospel of Luke in Arli language”

Our daily prayer calendar for June 2021

To download this formatted as a calendar for printing out, go here: June 1 Pray for God’s will regarding the possibility of an additional funding source for the Roma Bible translation projects June 2 Praise that Jonathan could visit us; pray for God’s work & provision in his life as he plans to begin graduateContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar for June 2021”

Pam’s surgery; Kirsten’s birthday; Dad’s memorial; Mom’s care

Please pray for Pamala’s hysterectomy tomorrow (Thursday 2/18) morning, that the Lord would be merciful in that the surgery would be successful, there would be neither blood clots nor anemia, that Pam would stay safe and have no infections, and that she would quickly heal. Valentine’s Day was Kirsten’s 17th birthday! We celebrate her, andContinue reading “Pam’s surgery; Kirsten’s birthday; Dad’s memorial; Mom’s care”

Our daily prayer calendar (February 2021)

Click below to download this prayer list formatted as a monthly calendar, suitable for printing out: February 1 Pray for us as we edit the Gurbet language translation of Luke chapters 21-24 this week, for wisdom & God’s guidance February 2 Pray that this week we can complete the consultant check for the rest ofContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar (February 2021)”

Family update & Bible translation progress

FAMILY UPDATE: Daniel (12) and Ariela (9) are homeschooling as well as enjoying a weekly home school co-op. We’re thankful for this great opportunity to learn and to make friends. They are both excited as they received the parts they wanted in theater class to perform Peter Pan Jr. at the end of this schoolContinue reading “Family update & Bible translation progress”

Our daily prayer calendar for January 2021

Here you can download this list formatted as a calendar for printing: January 1 Pray that in 2021 we can complete translation, printing & audio recording of Luke & 50 Bible stories in 5 Roma languages January 2 Praise God for generous donors providing our financial support in 2020! January 3 Pray we can successfullyContinue reading “Our daily prayer calendar for January 2021”