When the fam slipped away for a weekend in Tyler, TX, we couldn’t resist a little photo competition at the Tyler Rose Garden. What clever kiddos!
Happy Birthday to our sweet Ellory! Elly Belly! Peach Pie! Elle!
We love you and can’t imagine what we did to deserve you in our family. We appreciate your sense of humor, lovely voice, creative streak, servant heart and determined spirit. Beautiful and fun too!
She is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither– whatever they do prospers. — Psalm 1:3 (NIV)
While Mariela was in town, she and Caden headed to Houston for the Passion Conference. So fun!
Puzzles, fruitcakes, family dinners, our annual boys vs. girls gingerbread house contest, cuddles, giggles, games, empanadas, Christmas Eve under the tree, a New Year’s all-nighter and lots of love. We were thrilled to have Kim’s parents from Indiana and Mariela from Papua New Guinea during the Christmas season.
Celebrating with Ellory as she zoomed through her driver’s license test! Whoo-Hoo!
Ellory enjoyed a trip westward with her grandparents in October when her Grandpa Odell preached in Nevada. Along the way, they stopped at Arches National Park, Badlands National Park, the Salt Lake City Temple, Black Hills National Forest and Mount Rushmore National Monument. The trio made many sweet memories, enjoyed the views and visited with several wonderful brothers and sisters in Christ.
Grab a front-row seat to history! Learn how God has been using Bible translation over the last 2300 years to unify people of the world. Narrated by poet David Bowden.
The Deaf represent distinct people groups, each with their own language, identity and culture. While some Deaf have portions of the Bible in the language they understand best, the majority do not yet have access to Scripture in its entirety. Most are unreached with the Good News about Jesus Christ. For the thousands of Deaf in Chile, a sign language translation, recorded on DVD, will speak of the hope and grace available to them through Jesus.
Some estimate less than 2 percent of the 70 million Deaf worldwide know Christ.
In honor of Bible Translation Day, Wycliffe hosted a Scripture Celebration. Watch here.