celebrating 30 years of translation
Celebrate with us: 30 years of God's faithfulness.
God has also given us many wonderful friends and coworkers. Time and again when we have let them know of needs or struggles that we were experiencing, they prayed, and through their prayers, God has answered in powerful ways.Over the years, we have mentioned
In our newsletters we have also talked about things the team has published in Cheyenne: three reading books, a Cheyenne grammar, a calendar each year since 1983, a Cheyenne hymnbook, four dictionaries (one a student dictionary, another a topical dictionary, and the third a comprehensive dictionary—which is also on CD, and a picture dictionary), a book of Cheyenne names, and another one with pictures of elders with their Cheyenne names under each picture.
Other names we have mentioned: Luke, James, Philippians, 1 John, 1 Peter, Genesis, John, Matthew, and others. The first 5 are complete books that we have translated and audio recorded. Much of Genesis, selections from John, Matthew, and other books in both the Old and New Testaments are also translated and recorded. These have all been audio recorded. Luke and the Genesis Joseph story are also on video. The production of the Cheyenne Panoramic Bible is almost done. We are grateful for the responses people have given us to hearing God's word in their heart language, such as "This is powerful. It really helps me in my own spiritual life to hear it in my language.", "In English it (Scripture) is kind of fuzzy but in
Now for a new name that some of you have not heard from us yet: Elianna Tamara (all the "a"s pronounced as in the word "Ahh"). This is the name our daughter Deborah and her husband Nick chose for their little girl, born September 14. We got a call from Nick early that morning telling us that we needed to come right away and not wait until our planned departure date of the 17th. But Elianna was impatient and was born just before we boarded the plane in
Elena and Wayne