As the spring snow continues to fall outside,we are warmed at progress and some good news on several fronts. Here is a sampling of what we are doing with Wycliffe Bible Translators,along with some things our colleagues are doing.
The last of three focus groups Chaz has organized in order to do . . . →Read More:Notes from the Mortensens’work
Happy New Year! This entry is a bit late,but we know how many greetings fly around at this time of year,and we wanted to wait until the dust settled so you would have time to read ours. We had a restful and joy-filled Christmas season,enjoying good times with family and . . . →Read More:Translation consulting with Chaz
As the weather gets colder here in Michigan,we are enjoying brilliant fall colors all around us. As the weather cools off,our activity level is heating up,with work and church and school activities,as well as times with friends. So what is everyone doing?
Chaz –I continue as consultant for a Bible . . . →Read More:October update
Chaz’s main job for Wycliffe Bible Translators since our return to living in the US has been as a translation consultant,helping teams through the process of translation,making sure the work is understandable and correctly done. Here are two of the Bible translators that Chaz has been helping this year,Tim and Louise . . . →Read More:Consulting for translators in Guatemala
Hello dear family and friends,
Here is our latest graduate! Chaz and Laura and I were privileged to be able to attend and celebrate with Danny,who is obviously excited He will join us in Michigan for a month before starting his summer job at Pine Cove Camp in Texas. This fall he will start . . . →Read More:May for the Mortensens
Here in Michigan the weather has been like summer,allowing the flowers to bloom and the trees to start turning green,but then it changed its mind and has been freezing again. The poor plants and animals are confused,but spring break is now upon us,to Laura’s great delight,and we look forward . . . →Read More:The Mortensens in March
There is a lot to tell you. With this update,we will bring you up-to-date on our work with Bible translation,helping translators in the Americas Area get their jobs done.
Chaz –Recently he has consulted with Judy Harms on 1 Samuel in the Epena-Saija language. (Judy and her husband Phill are now retiring . . . →Read More:Current work news –February 9,2012
If you’re interested in learning more about the Calvin Symposium on Worship,an annual event,see the following link. It contains the program,schedule,notes and other information. It is aimed at church leaders and worship leaders and educators,but all are welcome.
The newly-published Psalms for all Seasons:A Complete Psalter for Worship . . . →Read More:Chaz’s most recent learning experience
Chaz tries to link the new to the familiar. As he explains:
When most people think of Hebrew they think of the strange alphabet. A few of the letters are similar to Roman characters,like C and R,and one type of S looks just like the Greek letter sigma,but most letters are very . . . →Read More:How to learn Hebrew
Yes,it’s true,I’m updating our blog. I would like to start posting our email updates on here as well,so they are more permanent. That way once people delete us from the inbox,they can still come here for the information.
Old news,but still good to read.
Chaz has returned . . . →Read More:Chaz’s report on his trip to Italy