Monthly Archives: November 2010

The Short Version

· Visit from and meetings with a Sign Language Bible translation supporter · Pictures: http://www.facebook.com/#!/album.php?aid=26594&id=119237194800914 · Wheelchairs of Hope networking, funding, and publicity opportunity

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A visit

A couple is coming to visit us this week. They work tirelessly around the world promoting Sign Language translation, are big supporters of ViBi (the Japanese Sign Language project) and ASTA (Asia Sign-language Translation Association). I particularly appreciate their commitment … Continue reading

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FESCO

Every now and then you get a phone call that makes you sit back in your chair, throw up your hands and just laugh in wonder at how God works. Monday and Tuesday we’re putting on our best clothes and … Continue reading

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Wheelchair fundraiser pictures

We have a few pictures of the Nov. 3rd fundraiser on our Facebook site (Search: Mark and Mary Esther Penner.) You may be able to see them just by clicking this URL: http://www.facebook.com/#!/album.php?aid=26594&id=119237194800914 (We would be interested to know if … Continue reading

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Break or tear?

Question of the week: How did Jesus break the bread at the last Passover supper? Modern day unleavened bread breaks. At least one film rendition of the last Passover supper still uses flat bread, but it is softer and tears. … Continue reading

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Buzzards and bodies

We were able to spend several days up in northern Japan where we used to live 15 years ago. Mark spent a couple days with Pastors Matsumoto and Hori checking portions of Matthew.  For those interested in eavesdropping in on … Continue reading

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Izumi Church

While in northern Japan Mark spoke at a Sunday morning service.  Afterwards Mary Esther gave a Wheelchairs of Hope presentation/workshop. Both were well received—thanks for praying. Having not used Japanese for almost 9 months, it was painful and humbling to … Continue reading

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