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 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 […]

Summer Outreach, day 2: Sisak

Summer Outreach, day 2: Sisak

Thank you for praying for yesterday’s outreach. We had a mini day-camp with 16 teens/tweens from Capraške Poljane with the theme of prayer. We took them to the Baptist Church in Sisak for songs, teaching, small groups, lunch, games and ice cream. Then in the evening we returned to the village, Capraške Poljane and had […]

Summer outreach, day 1: Sisak and Palanjek

Summer outreach, day 1: Sisak and Palanjek

Thank you for praying for yesterday’s outreach in two villages. We had about 75 kids in Sisak and another 25 or so in Palanjek. Sisak is a Ludari Roma village and Palanjek is a Bayash Roma village. For the program, we sang songs, acted out the story of Zaccheus (Adam Anderson did a stellar job […]

“It makes me so happy to read the Gospel in my mother tongue” (The Prices Write, August 2019, part 1)

“It makes me so happy to read the Gospel in my mother tongue” (The Prices Write, August 2019, part 1)

I (Todd) recently met with Nedeljko (pictured above), and his daughters, Nataša and Renata to check our translation of Luke 1-11 into the Bayash language, and to test it out with listeners from their village. As Nedeljko read it in his heart language, he got goose bumps and was choked up. His face lit up […]

What do our Roma Bible translations look and sound like?

What do our Roma Bible translations look and sound like?

We’re back in the States for a month but unfortunately won’t be able to visit all of you in person. We wanted to share an update on the Roma Bible translation ministry we are doing in Croatia and Serbia so we’ve prepared this 10 minute video. Watch this video to see and hear what the […]