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 andContinue reading “Update on Matthew; next steps moving forward (The Prices Write, April 2020”

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”

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 ofContinue reading “How great our joy (The Prices Write, January 2020, part 1)”

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 toContinue reading “The crackle of wood, the barking of dogs …”

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! GoranContinue reading “Recording the Bible for the first time”

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)”

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,Continue reading “Summer Outreach, day 4: 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 HimselfContinue reading “Summer Outreach, day 3: Sisak”