Monthly Archives: December 2008

In the Northwest Area

Happy New Year!   Thanks for keeping us in your prayers. We had a wonderful Christmas with the kids down in Berkeley, and now we’re in the Portland area looking forward to visiting churches and re-connecting with friends here.  We will … Continue reading

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Profile Mark & Mary Esther Penner   ·          Missionaries to Japan since 1983.  ·         Grew up in Japan as missionary kids     Mark –Spearheads a sign language Bible translation project in Japan   The Need: As most Deaf have … Continue reading

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Two Sentences

Mark spearheads a sign language Bible translation project (ViBi) that plays a key role in the worldwide sign language Bible translation movement of nearly 70 projects. Mary Esther works with a non-profit that partners with local churches and their surrounding … Continue reading

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Costa Rica and Columbia

Praise for amazing results from the United Bible Society workgroup meetings in Costa Rica. The depth and quality of the work done by the Deaf participants who arrived five days before the official meetings started resulted in unequivocal support for … Continue reading

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Prayer Bullets

Mark’s work with the Japanese Sign Language Bible: Exciting results at the United Bible Society (UBS) Sign Language (SL) workgroup in Cost Rica. Excellent work done by the Deaf participants prior to the meetings resulted in UBS support for SL … Continue reading

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