When Robert isn't sitting at his computer, he finds plenty of work to do around the yard, including mowing, trimming, and removing the occasional dead tree. Sometimes he even plants trees and weeds the garden.
Robert has finished the revision of An Exegetical Summary of Colossians, adding nine commentaries and seven English translations and it has been sent to the publisher.
His next project will be revising An Exegetical Summary of 1 & 2 Thessalonians. Currently, he is accumulating commentaries and English versions of 1 & 2 Thessalonians and evaluating which ones to include in the revision.
Dictionary & Lexicography Services Coordinator
As the Coordinator of Dictionary & Lexicography Services, Verna supervises a team of seven in assisting and training people around the world to compile and publish bilingual dictionaries on Webonary.org, oversees the development of lexicography tools, and guides the creation of Dictionary-Making and Lexicography training materials. In the course of her day, she answers many emails and hosts many Zoom meetings. There is never a dull moment!
In June, Verna hosted a prayer luncheon for several wonderful friends. What a treat that they helped celebrate her birthday!
From the field
About 1.5 billion people do not have the full Bible in their first language.
At least 7,000 languages are spoken or signed around the world.
More than 1,800 languages still need a Bible translation started.
More than 700 languages have a full Bible.
About 1,600 languages have a New Testament.
About 1,200 languages have some translated Bible portions.
Work is being done in more than 2,200 languages worldwide and at least 2,100 of these projects involve Wycliffe Global Alliance partners working in over 133 countries.
(Source: Wycliffe Global Alliance, September 2021)
Thank you for your friendship, your prayers, and your financial support. Without you on our team, we would not be able to do the work Father God has called us to. May Father God continue to prosper you and keep you in excellent health. May all your prayers be answered. Please drop us a line with your prayer needs, so we can pray more knowledgeably for you.