Monthly Archives: September 2009

Catching up

Thanks for praying. I’ve had a couple days to catch up on deskwork (and sleep!) and am sensing some equilibrium after the exciting but exhausting events of the past month. Just in time—next Sunday I will be flying to Malaysia … Continue reading

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Every Tuesday

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Plates and wires

Mary Esther’s mother underwent orthopedic surgery this week involving “a metal plate, a bunch of screws and wire.”  Her aging body is dealing with the results of 10 years of kidney dialysis. 

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Asia Sign Language Bible Translation moving on

  This was a truly amazing week. We accomplished more than we dared hope.  We set out to work on a comprehensive plan for the various Sign Languages in Asia that need translation work, and in the process, the Deaf … Continue reading

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Rice or Bread

  On the home front, Mary Esther writes:   When I offer breakfast to our guests,  the Korean missionary and Japanese pastor ask for fried eggs and toast.   Mark、he prefers his rice and fish.

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Ready or not, here they come!

After weeks of bulging inboxes of e-mails and countless webcam conferences, it’s finally happening. Ten leaders interested or engaged in Sign Language Bible translation (SLBT) from seven countries will be converging on Japan to join ViBi leadership in planning Deaf Bible access in Asia. … Continue reading

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