Easter in Baghdad

There was a fascinating piece in the Times this weekend about Easter in Baghdad. It’s well worth a read. Thanks to Paul for bringing it to my attention by reading it out in Church on Easter morn...

Pictures

I’ve just installed a new WordPress Plugin called Lightbox that should make looking at photographs a little more interesting. It seems to work nicely. The picture here was one that Sam took on o...

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...