Matthew and Todd back in Kansas City

Matthew and Todd back in Kansas City

Thank you for praying for us. Matthew and I arrived in Kansas City last night and are settling into the place where we will be living in April. Our trip from Oakland to Kansas City was eventful. First of all, because of COVID-19, things are shut down in most places, so we couldn’t find a […]

Update on Matthew; next steps moving forward (The Prices Write, April 2020

Update on Matthew; next steps moving forward (The Prices Write, April 2020

As most of you know, our 21-year old son, Matthew, was in a severe motorcycle accident near Walnut Creek, California, on January 18. He spent 46 days in the hospital and underwent ten surgeries, including the amputation of his left arm at the elbow. We praise God for sparing Matthew’s life during the accident and […]

Matthew's car sold; referrals sent to other hospitals; moving to KC this weekend

That was fast! The weather in Slavonski Brod, Croatia: sometimes sunny, sometimes snowy! Once again, I wanted to thank you all for your prayers for Matthew and us. Here’s the latest: We have now finished the paperwork requesting that Matthew’s medical records be sent to three hospitals along with a referral from his UCSF surgeon, […]

Kirsten safe and sound back at home in Croatia

Kirsten safe and sound back at home in Croatia

Praise God that Kirsten is home safe and sound in Slavonski Brod, Croatia, with Pamala and the kids! Her BFA dorm parents worked so hard to get her to the airport early in the morning, and she was able to fly from Basel to Amsterdam to Zagreb. Pam picked her up at the airport, and now […]

Matthew’s follow up pain appointment; prayer requests

Matthew’s follow up pain appointment; prayer requests

Thank you for your prayers for Matthew and us. Today Matthew had his first follow-up appointment after being discharged from the hospital. The appointment was to evaluate how his pain has been since he left the hospital and to see what adjustments need to be made to his medications. We are thankful that Matthew’s pain […]

Matthew off all IVs, to be discharged soon

Yesterday throughout the day, they lowered Matthew’s IV medications, and this morning stopped it completely. We are so excited since this means that he is no longer tethered to the IV pole. Now Matthew can put his shirt on since all the IV lines which were in the way are no longer hooked up. Now, […]

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

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, and […]

How great our joy (The Prices Write, January 2020, part 1)

How great our joy (The Prices Write, January 2020, part 1)

How great was our joy when our hands held the first printing of the first of the five translations we have been working on for the last three years: a 684-page book of 50 illustrated Bible stories, printed in parallel columns in the Croatian and Bayash languages, and a 24-page booklet containing the Gospel of […]

The crackle of wood, the barking of dogs …

The crackle of wood, the barking of dogs …

The Prices Write, December 2019, part 1 The crackle of the logs in the woodstove heating our small room, the dogs barking excitedly at the horse passing by pulling the wagon, the neighbors blaring pop music through open windows so the whole neighborhood can know that they have just had a grandchild, the door to […]

Recording the Bible for the first time

Recording the Bible for the first time

Please pray this week for a successful, first-time-ever recording of the newly translated Scriptures in the Roma dialect of Gurbet! This week an audio engineer, Brad, came from Michigan to train one of our Roma Bible translators, Goran, to make audio recordings so that all five Roma dialects we’re translating can also be recorded! Goran […]