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 […]

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, […]