Eddie and Sue Arthur

No Room At the Inn?

There was something rather charming about kids dressed in tea-towel headdresses and robes made from old curtains or tartan dressing gowns re-enacting something akin to a Bible story. It’s tradition, in the same way that Christmas trees and the Queen’s speech are tradition and it’s sad to see it vanishing. But it doesn’t really matter!

House of Commons

In June, the MP for High Wycombe, Steve Baker hosted a reception for Wycliffe Bible Translators in the strangers dining room at the House of Commons. Steve gave a thoughful and heartfelt introduction about the importance of the… Read More

Don’t forget Ivory Coast!

Ivory Coast’s political crisis seems to be forgotten as the world’s attention has been grabbed by events in Tunisia, then Egypt and now Bahrain. (Not that the mainstream UK media include much news from Francophone countries at the… Read More

Cross-Cultural Living

The BBC is making a big thing about a researcher who is going off to live in the Arctic to study a disappearing Inuit language and culture. Now don’t get me wrong, I think this is fantastic. I’m… Read More

Some Thoughts About an Oil Spill

A lot has been written over the past few weeks about the dreadful oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. This is one of those events that is really hard to get your head around. The amount of… Read More

Subscribe to KouyaCast

OK,  it’s a cheesey name, but I had to think of something. The talks and presentations that I put online on this blog will now be available as a podcast on iTunes. I’ll be loading up some older… Read More

Christmas Cards

I know it’s still a little early to be thinking about Christmas, but I wanted to draw you attention to a great way of supporting Bible translation.  Just Cards Direct make really nice Christmas cards, including some excellent… Read More

Colossians Commentaries

In December I’ll be giving four talks on Colossians at a conference in Asia. What would people advise as good commentaries to use in preparation? I’ve just printed the whole text out from Bible Gateway and will be… Read More

Beware the Headlines!

Does anyone else find newspaper headlines annoying? You would think that as well as trying to grab our attention they were also designed to give a hint about what the article actually contains. All too often, though, they… Read More

A further step towards reconciliation in Ivory Coast?

It is encouraging to read that another step seems to have been taken towards reunification of north and south in Ivory Coast. BOUAKE, Ivory Coast (AFP) — Leaders of Ivory Coast’s formerly rebel New Forces (FN), who have… Read More

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