Monthly Archives: October 2014

“I surrender all”

The tears started Tuesday morning during our morning devotions.  One of the participants of the discourse workshop exhorted us to praise God, no matter what, and he led us in singing, “I Surrender All.”  For weeks this has been a … Continue reading

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“OOOH! My language is good!”

The topic was “how to make sure your translation is natural.” The teacher was one of the nine Nigerian Bible translation consultants who are teaching and facilitating this course on translation and discourse grammar. To demonstrate the effectiveness of a … Continue reading

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Are you going through a time of discouragement?

A week ago today I arrived in Jos for the Introduction to Discourse Principles workshop I am to help facilitate. I arrived full of fears that I had been out of this business for too long to be of any … Continue reading

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“Slow down your driver before he kills you!”

I read this on a sign between Abuja and Jos. Now I know why John always asks for prayer for his travels by road! Then there were the multiple times we were stopped by security forces with machine guns. My … Continue reading

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