Category Archives: Wycliffe

Polish

Yesterday at church there was a woman visiting who was from Poland.  She doesn’t speak much English, yet she came to our suburban church to worship.  After the singing and announcements, Pastor Roger took his place to begin the message.  … Continue reading

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Renewed Fervor

Lately I’ve felt a renewed fervor in my role.  Sometimes when you work with many details and personnel issues, one can get a bit bogged down, however, lately I’m thankful that I’ve been seeing how privileged I am. I get … Continue reading

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Two and Five

Today marks the two and five year anniversaries of pivotal moments in our lives – two years ago on this day we boarded a plane and said goodbye to Cameroon.  Five years ago on this day, Jonah had a serious … Continue reading

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May

May is a month of celebration for us. We met in May of 1996. We married in May of 1999. We were accepted as Wycliffe members on our wedding anniversary in May of 2008. Lots of milestones are in the … Continue reading

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Sign Language

I (DeAnna) have a dynamic couple I’m privileged to serve, who are in Romania.  This couple works with deaf Bible translation.  They are currently learning RoSL (Romanian Sign Language) and spoken Romanian. There are over 100 different sign languages in … Continue reading

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Sunday morning language barrier

One of the verses that impacted us in becoming members of Wycliffe and serving in Bible translation is Revelation 7:9.  “After this I saw a vast crowd, too great to count, from every nation and tribe and people and language, … Continue reading

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Understanding on Good Friday

At a Good Friday service in 1980, Leonard Bolioki stepped to the front of his Cameroonian church to read the story of Jesus’ crucifixion. The same passage was used every year on Good Friday, but this year one thing was … Continue reading

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