Monthly Archives: March 2012

Progress through pain

Praise God! I am so happy. I just got ten minutes on webcam at the Sign Language meetings in the big country West of Japan. Just getting to greet some familiar faces and watch a bit of their discussion was … Continue reading

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Gone West

Quick note:  Pastors Matsumoto and Minamida are in the big country west of Japan until the 19th. Some estimates place the need for Bible translation there at 18 different Sign Languages. People from all over this country are gathering to … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life

There is no “normal” day in my life. As I wake up I ask The Gardener to please select the flowers for the day’s arrangement and for the joy and strength to wholeheartedly give thanks and embrace it with joy. … Continue reading

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Denen Grace Chapel and Nishitama Baptist Church

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Indonesia and Taiwan, APSDA effects

Thanks for praying. The plan writing group made good progress, and our work was approved by the APSDA leaders, Pastors Matsumoto and Minamida. Great news from Indonesia. Their representative at the Asia Pacific Sign Language Development Association start-up meeting last … Continue reading

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Writing it up

Yesterday five of us holed up in a living room and worked all day on writing up the comprehensive plan to meet all of the Sign Language development and Bible translation needs of Asia and the Pacific. We have one … Continue reading

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“On behalf of Dionella and Armando Devera, I should like to thank you for the wonderful gift of a wheelchair.” So began a letter from The Philippine Self Help Foundation. They provide loans to poor families, but also partnered with … Continue reading

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Recording Colossians

February 29, Wednesday 6:30 am (Prayer update I forgot to send) Thanks for praying. The meeting Tuesday night went very well, much better than I imagined it could, given what we were discussing–personnel changes, embarrassingly low wages–but God is good, … Continue reading

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