John 1:14 And the Word became flesh and dwelt among us and we beheld his glory, the glory as of the only begotten of the Father, full of grace and truth.
A visitor: We’re heading to the airport on the 21st ...
In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.
1 Thessalonians 5:18
Thankful: Here in America it is “that time of year;” our Thanksgiving holiday is only a week away! We are truly THANKFUL for each one of you who are part of our lives and the ministry to the Higaunon people in the Philippines. We cannot do what we do without you; your prayers and financial partnership are vital.
Answered prayer: In our last update ...
As we were getting ready to leave Las Moras this last time, I took time to talk with my Nahuatl friends directly about the Scripture portions that we had been translating. One of the last times with Queen, I asked her what she was believing. She said, “I believe what we’ve been translating. I believe that it is all true and that is what happened.”
And then I asked her, “But, what do ...
by Pete Hypki
Andrew is one of the good guys. At least, out here, he is. Andrew is our neighbor to the south, and a father of 11 kids. He’s short, like most of the men out here, maybe 5’5,” and stout, with a thin graying moustache. Two weeks after we moved into the village back in 2011, he disappeared. Rumors trickled into the community about him being seen in one village or another. They all claimed he seemed scared, ...
MEMORY LANE: Thirty-three years ago this week we moved into the Higaunon village that we’ve called “home” in the Philippines. We joined our coworkers, Ron and Michelle Jennings, in the work where they had been for two years.The gospel had just been presented a few months before we moved there.
We’ve seen God accomplish so much in the years since:
We trust this finds you doing well and encouraged in the Lord.
A week ago today we arrived in Portland and spent our 15 hour layover visiting Lance’s cousin. It had been 10 years since we saw her last. She’s going to be 78 this year but certainly doesn’t look it. We had some great conversation in the midst of fighting jet lag. Please pray for her as she considers the message we shared with her of all Christ accomplished FOR ...
The world has changed a lot in the last 33 years, and so have the Palawanos:
1983… When we first moved in among the Palawano people, many of the older men still wore g-strings; few people could read; only two of the women spoke any language but Palawano.
2012… At the dedication of the Palawano New Testament translation, one of our translation helpers was shooting video of us with her smart phone.
For years we ...