Monthly Archives: April 2009

The Short Version

·         Praise God for a wonderful conference with  fellow missionaries this last weekend ·         Today a potential translation worker is coming to ViBi. Pray for wisdom and good timing in talking with her. ·         ViBi just sent a request for … Continue reading

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Wheelchair Cleaning Video Link You-Tube

All the talking is in Japanese, but you can see what happened today at the weekly wheelchair cleaning day by clicking on the link below. The person Mary Esther is talking to is a reporter from Asahi Shinbun, a major … Continue reading

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The Short Version

  ·         Mrs. S came through surgery and is recovering well. ·         We finished recording Genesis 43-50 on Friday! 1.     Pray for smooth post-production work. 2.    Pray for wisdom in our next steps 3.    Pray for Ms. Kuwahara’s health ·         … Continue reading

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Ending and Beginning

Praise God for another milestone! On Friday, Pastor Minamida signed the final word of Genesis. It takes a whole phrase to say that one word in spoken languages—essentially a dramatic depiction of the-(sarcophagus)-lid-closing-with-finality (over Joseph’s body). A long, long way … Continue reading

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Enfolding in Community

Thursday is the Wheelchairs of Hope annual meeting.  There are new official members who have joined since last year, some who are not Christians.  Please pray that this meeting will bring them closer to faith in Jesus.   Tomorrow morning, … Continue reading

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Closing in on Genesis

We start recording Genesis 43-50 today. We have four days set aside this week for recording, and a few days in reserve next week in case we don’t finish. Pray for good teamwork, clarity of mind, and good health.

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The Short Version

·         Mrs. S has her second and most difficult 12 hour long brain surgery today ·         We start recording Genesis 43-50 today ·         Wheelchair cleaning day today, chair to Bangkok Thailand tomorrow    

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The Short Version

· Praise God, a contact has put $25,000/year in their budget for ViBi. Pray that the budget will pass. · Final draft of the final eight chapters of Genesis are looking good. · Two Wheelchairs change lives in the Philippines

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Funding

Q: Have you heard from the foundation about possible funding for the project? A: Thanks for asking since we forgot to tell the results. The last word we had from the foundation was a no. On a happier note, I … Continue reading

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To the Philippines

The Old Chair Shared by Two Picture #1 is of a wheelchair that was shared by two Filipina friends living in Pangasinan; 51 year old Flordeliza Ramirez and 29 year old Rose Ann Tuazon.  Flordeliza had polio as a child … Continue reading

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