Prayer for phase 2 of the Bible translation

We are almost done with phase 1 of the Bible translation project, which is translating the Gospel of Luke and 50 chronological Bible stories in five Roma languages. Phase 2 will involve continuing on with this project by translating more of the New Testament in as many of these five language as we can. InContinue reading “Prayer for phase 2 of the Bible translation”

The Prices Write (October 2021)

Thank you so much for your faithful prayers while I (Todd) was in Serbia and Croatia, September 5-17. We praise God that we were able to print books which contained the Gospel of Luke, 50 stories from creation to the return of Christ, and a glossary explaining important biblical terms. We printed 750 copies inContinue reading “The Prices Write (October 2021)”

Days 10 & 11: Sowing God’s Word among the Roma in Croatia and Serbia

After spending the night in the town where Djena and Biljana live, we drove an hour and a half to Slavonski Brod, the city where we used to live. It was great to meet up with our old teammates and the translators there in our old city. We showed the Roma village to Pierre andContinue reading “Days 10 & 11: Sowing God’s Word among the Roma in Croatia and Serbia”

Day 9: Freely sharing God’s truth in Croatia and Serbia

After spending the night in a small town in Serbia, we crossed into Croatia the next morning. Here we spent more time with the translators, discussing changes and improvements we will be making to speed up the Bible translation project and to get more translators and more churches involved. From there, we went to DjenaContinue reading “Day 9: Freely sharing God’s truth in Croatia and Serbia”

Days 1-4: Distributing Roma translations in Serbia & Croatia

Thank you so much for your prayers for my trip. I left Sunday, Sept. 4, out of Kansas City. Everything went very smoothly, until it was time to leave from Atlanta, to Paris. There were problems with the plane, so we had to deplane and go to another terminal for a different plane, but theContinue reading “Days 1-4: Distributing Roma translations in Serbia & Croatia”

Boarding flight to Europe

Hello from Atlanta! I’m ready to board my flight for the next leg of my journey, stopping in Paris on the way to Serbia. Things have gone very smoothly so far. Please pray there will be no flight delays and no problem entering Serbia. They have a requirement that I must present a negative COVIDContinue reading “Boarding flight to Europe”

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”

Luke 1-2 & 50 Bible stories printed & distributed in Gurbet & Arli

Before I had to quickly leave Croatia to come to the States after Matthew’s accident, we had been waiting for the printers in Serbia to print a booklet of Luke chapters 1-2 and a book of 50 illustrated Bible stories in three of the Roma languages (Gurbet, Arli and Chergash). These have been printed, andContinue reading “Luke 1-2 & 50 Bible stories printed & distributed in Gurbet & Arli”

Exciting progress on the Bible translations (The Prices Write, November 2019, part 1)

It is an exciting time for this Bible translation ministry! It’s not like that every day, so this feels extra special to be able to report these answers to prayer. Our vision is to see the New Testament and 50 essential Bible stories translated into five dialects spoken by the Roma living in Croatia, Serbia,Continue reading “Exciting progress on the Bible translations (The Prices Write, November 2019, part 1)”

“He’s reading in our language!” (The Prices Write, October 2019)

“This is unbelievable! He’s reading in our language!” This was the response when Zoran heard a Bible story for the very first time in his Roma language. For almost a year, we have been making steady progress translating a book containing 50 Bible stories into Ludari, the Roma language spoken in our village. This isContinue reading ““He’s reading in our language!” (The Prices Write, October 2019)”