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 […]

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

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, […]

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

“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 is […]

Summer, School, Secretary, Sower

Summer, School, Secretary, Sower

PRAYER REQUESTS: Praise God for a good start to the school year. Pray for Pam for much wisdom and strength as she teaches Daniel and Ariela and as they study Croatian. Pray for Kirsten to adjust well to BFA in Germany and grow academically, socially and spiritually Pray for Zoki and Todd, for continued progress […]

A picture’s worth a 1,000 words (The Prices Write, September 2019, part 1)

A picture’s worth a 1,000 words (The Prices Write, September 2019, part 1)

In August we worked with our colleagues and two summer teams who came to Croatia from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Florida and London, England. Probably over 250 Roma kids attended the various events in four different locations in Croatia. These included Vacation Bible School-type outreach, day Bible camp, and an overnight Bible camp. Through these outreaches […]

Summer Outreach, days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Slavonski Brod

Summer Outreach, days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Slavonski Brod

Thank you for praying for the last four days of the summer outreach. These days were in the village in our town, Slavonski Brod. The team held Bible clubs with 120 kids in the village over a four day period, including skits and teaching on the Unforgiving Servant, and the Good Samaritan, coloring pages, crafts, […]

Summer Outreach, day 5: Orahovica

Summer Outreach, day 5: Orahovica

Thank you for your prayers. Yesterday was the 1st day of a 3-day camp for 35 Roma teens and tweens from two villages, Darda and Slavonski Brod, who gathered in Orahovica, Croatia. They enjoyed swimming, games, meals together, Bible teaching, worship, small group discussion and other activities. Pamala was busy buying groceries for the meals, […]

Summer Outreach, day 4: Sisak

Summer Outreach, day 4: Sisak

Thank you for praying for us. Today we had the 3rd and final day of the mini day-camp, held at Bethel Baptist Church in Sisak. We brought 18 teens/tweens from Capraške Poljane. The theme was salvation and we had a skit, Bible teaching, small group teaching time, games, crafts and lunch together. In the afternoon, […]

Summer Outreach, day 3: Sisak

Summer Outreach, day 3: Sisak

Thank you for your prayers. Today was a good day with the teen/tween day-camp. The lesson was on forgiveness. We had a songs, a skit, Bible teaching on the Lord’s Prayer, small group discussion, games, crafts, pizza and ice cream. Our prayer is that the Lord will call some of these 17 teens/tweens to Himself […]