Monthly Archives: October 2012

Wheelchairs of Hope Annual Fundraising Event

This Saturday is the annual fundraiser, and we’ll celebrate 10 years since we first sent our first wheelchair to China. A Japanese athlete who won the silver medal at the Vancouver Paralympics two years ago is the featured speaker. Several … Continue reading

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Trip North

The day after Mary Esther’s event, Sunday afternoon, we leave for a week up north. We will be taking Uiko (the main Sign Language Bible translation project worker) with us, and meeting with Hori (the one who works on the … Continue reading

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“Did you clean the fish’s teeth?”

Every week Thursday, Uiko comes back from work with Mark for supper/Bible study. She stays about 4 hours, so we discuss and dissect a whole variety of topics. A little bit of background on Uiko: Not only is she Deaf, … Continue reading

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Tomorrow and beyond . . . how to pray

Pray! Tomorrow I meet with a researcher who may be able to help me get access to some much needed data for sign language analysis. Today at work we talked about the changes needed in the second draft of John’s … Continue reading

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Report from Vietnam

(See also a picture on our Facebook page) Nguyen Thanh Han is a student at the Information Technology Training Program for People with Disabilities (ITTP) in Vietnam. He was born 400 Km away from Ho Chi Minh City, and has … Continue reading

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More Details on Why the Deaf Man Misunderstood John 3:16 in Japanese

Question from WM in Oregon: I’m unclear about John 3:16.  What does it say in Japanese (how do they understand it)?  How is it understood in Japanese Sign?  I understood from your explanation that it is not clear – and … Continue reading

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Blurry Eyes? or Blurry Mind?

Praise God for a wonderful time of fellowship around the Word on Saturday. It was a huge encouragement to all of us. PS.  Mary Esther’s eyes are okay–the “blurring” we meant as a euphemism for the poor old brain not … Continue reading

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