of the Vista; of the alcohol

This is what you get when you translate the simple phrase out of sight; out of mind to and from five different European languages. The confusing link is that French translated mind as ├ęsprit which co...

The Sound of Kouya

If you are interested in hearing what Kouya sounds like, Gospel Recordings Network have a couple of sermons by our friend Bahi Laurent available for download in MP3 format. Sermon 1 Sermon 2 This is L...

Seeing How Others Work

One of the interesting things we get to do from time to time is work with Christian leaders from other organisations as well as with Wycliffe. Yesterday, Sue and I spent some time with the coordinator...

Linguists ‘have different brains’

This BBC article seems to reveal something that is pretty obvious to anyone who has had to spend time around Bible translators! Yup, we have different (notice, it doesn’t say better or worse) br...

Real Meal: The Risk of Discipleship

I seem to be struggling to be creative of late, but the great thing about blogging is that you can always refer people to the good works of others. Once again, Brian Russell has an excellent post: Mat...

Computers: Ugh

It’s been a bad week for computers chez Arthur. After months of humming and ha-ing and inspired by Dave’s return for the Easter break, I decided that it was time to upgrade the desktop tha...

Christian Core Values

The admirable Brian Russel of Real Meal Ministries has posted a short piece entitled A “New” Ethos. It’s a super little article on the purpose of the Christian Church which picks up ...