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Oregon and Nigeria

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Nigeria Map with Oregon Overlay

People often ask, How big is Nigeria?

Minutes after birth

We missed the 9/10/11, we missed the due-date, we missed 9/9/15 and 9/10/15. But we nailed 9/11/15. Born at 1:25 AM in Oregon. A baby girl, who weighed 8lbs, 6 oz, (~3.79kg) and was 21 inches (53.34 cm) long. Her name is Katja Ailsa Patersonová. It’s kinda like Katja is a supernova, but all Paterson…. [...]

Keys at the new house.

Starting with prayer We got the keys!!!!!!!!!! Dear friends, June 9th we finally got the keys to the new house. We were excited to get things started regarding repairs, cleaning, etc. This put us about 2 weeks behind schedule (and yes, we are still feeling the impacts from this late start). In the midst of [...]

Hugh and Becky in the Oregon snow

As the end of 2013 approaches, we are ever mindful of God’s provision for our every need throughout the last 12 months, but also the last 10 years. Ten years ago Becky started this faith journey on mission with Wycliffe Bible Translators. We are excited for what lies ahead in the years to come!

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 [...]

Hugh and Becky at Columbia River

In January, we went to the LSA (a.k.a., the Linguistic Society of America) annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, with a dozen other SIL linguists and at least a couple thousand others from elsewhere. We didn’t present any papers, but we met a lot of other linguists and each attended about 20 lectures or presentations. Walking [...]