Taking Root

Plants spring up at an amazing pace in the tropics. In fact, it is possible to just cut a branch off a plant, stick it into the ground, and see it flourish as it develops a root system and leaves. I experienced this personally during my first language project living...

God’s Enduring Word – A Legacy of Hope

After serving in Africa with Lutheran Bible Translators for several years, I recently became project manager for the Aramaic Bible Translation (ABT) project. Its mission is to translate God’s Word into all modern Aramaic dialects: Assyrian, Chaldean, Suryoyo, Ma’Luli,...

Flexibility

For missionaries serving abroad, flexibility as a trait is constantly taxed. It seems we are always on the move and the rules are always changing. New problems surface, and new solutions and even adjusted expectations are sometimes necessary. For example, when I first...