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Crossing the swollen river
Hugh's classmates summer 2013

SIL-UND and Trip to Nigeria Thank you to those who responded to our May newsletter and video. We are grateful for God’s provision through you for the special gifts towards our summer costs while at SIL-UND. About half of the funds needed for our trip to Nigeria have been pledged and/or given. We plan to [...]

UND Crosswalk

Dear praying friends, We have a small window of opportunity ahead of us this summer. Would you join us in asking God to make our way clear?   The open doors in front of us include: A chance to visit Nigeria from mid-August to mid-September, between the end of Hugh’s summer courses in North Dakota [...]
Becky with a chicken on a motorbike
Translators reading scripture

The church we attend when we are in Dallas, Texas, has an international Sunday celebration every year. Here are some of our friends reading passages in minority languages. In most cases the ability to read these texts in these languages is the culmination of many people’s work (including the reader) and many years of effort.

Bible on a shelf

As we watch this video, I think it would be helpful to think about the role of technologies in the application of Bible truths in our lives. I want us to ask the following questions: Does the modality of how we engage with scripture matter? – Does it matter if we read the Bible, receive [...]

reading technology

What matters? It’s another busy season of life. Hugh is working toward the launch of the new website this week. Check it out today and again on Friday to see the difference. Becky has made it to midterms in her second quarter of studies. Because of Hugh’s role with the development of (and because of who he [...]

Stack of Books

A short commute We are very grateful to all of you who prayed with us for God’s provision for housing here in Eugene. The house is very conveniently located just off campus. The daily commute for Becky has been ideal. Classes and her office are a short walk or a quick bike ride away. Thanks [...]

Christy and Kaiya

Translating for Understanding from Wycliffe USA on Vimeo. Fictional characters Christy and Kaiya work through a difficult Bible translation challenge. When cultural perspective changes the meaning of Scripture, the translation team has to work harder to make sure the translation communicates the true message of spiritual freedom God intended. Learn more about the translation process [...]