Monthly Archives: November 2005

“Justa lookin for a home”

The Deaf church is still in the throes of deciding whether to:  1) proceed with the new prefab that’s being offered, 2) stay put, or 3) look at buying land.  Things like this need to be decided slowly, and here … Continue reading

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Genesis 1-15 Recorded!

We are one step closer to having the Good News in Japanese Sign Language.   With the last six sections (out of 70) recorded and checked today,Genesis 1-15  is all signed perfectly. Mr. Ogata already has the verse references edited in, … Continue reading

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The Exciting News

The wheelchairs made  it  to the Philippines!  The first chair went last week with our co-worker, Bola Taylor.  Bola was responsible for the Philippine side of the project, plus the logistics for the trip.  For a long time the shipping … Continue reading

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The Saddest Happy News

The saddest happy newsWe have a car.  Thanks to you all who have been praying.  We are very thankful for a wonderful van, far nicer than we were looking for.  But we’re sad since it becomes ours at the airport … Continue reading

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Wedding Pictures

I managed to grab a couple pictures of the happy couple . . .

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Post-recording check results

So . . . I finished checking all of chapters 1-15 today. Out of 70 sections in 15 chapters, only 6 need to be re-done. We’ll have a skeleton crew at the studio Tuesday to record these, and I will … Continue reading

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One final prayer request

We can no longer use our diesel engine van after January 1.  We would like to purchase a vehicle before we go to the US December 22.  It needs  to fit our budget and needs to fit wheelchairs. 

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More on the Deaf Church

Praise the Lord!! The Deaf church we attend is bursting at the seams and has been trying to find a larger place to rent.  We’ve met one refusal after another.  Today a realtor contacted us saying someone who turned us down previously … Continue reading

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Catch-up time for Deaf Church News

The day after the Wycliffe couple left we went out of town for a wedding.  The ceremony itself went smoothly—it was a challenge with the groom being Deaf with hearing parents who have only been in a church once, while the … Continue reading

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Catch up time for ViBi news

Last week Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday Mark camped out at the office/studio for the Genesis 1-15 recording while Mary Esther spent those days in Tokyo at various meetings.  On Thursday evening we headed for the airport to pick up a … Continue reading

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