As many of you will already know, we were very grateful to welcome baby Mabel Rosalie into our arms on Sunday November 29th, 2020! She has been a huge joy over the past three months, and causes a great deal of smiles and laughs in our house, while also somewhat limiting our sleep!
We are thankful that she is very healthy, and apart from some challenges with feeding, we have had very few issues since she was born. We feel like we’re in a good daily routine, and she loves feeding, fairy lights, bath time and her parents, in varying orders of priority throughout the day!
We hope that you are healthy and safe, wherever you are. We are doing well in west Wales, and excited to be able to connect you with the work in Tanzania, that we continue to support day by day. While the past few months have obviously been unusual and had unique challenges, we are grateful that the work of Bible translation continues to move forward, and that we are able to keep in touch with our colleagues in Tanzania and around the world via the internet each day. Working Remotely We had already been working remotely from the UK since early this year, so we have continued doing this with the COVID-19 restrictions in place. Mark is able to communicate regularly with our colleagues in the five Tanzania offices and others in different countries around the world, which generally works well. The main challenge is that at present it is not easy to make trips to Tanzania every two or three months as he had planned, due to the difficulties of international travel, quarantines, etc. Continue reading
It has been a strange three months since our last update! We hope you are safe and healthy, and that you have been able to adjust to whatever situation you are in at the moment. With challenges also come opportunities. While COVID-19 has led to some major changes in the offices Mark oversees in Tanzania, we have seen God using this situation to bring about positive outcomes. The past three months have been very difficult for most of our staff, but we thank God for their patience and perseverance, and also for their creativity in adapting to the new environment. Here are some highlights… Continue reading
Every few weeks we send out newsletters or email updates. Our latest update from March 2020 is now available, with news of our international staff retreat, and various other travel that we have been doing. If you would like to sign up to receive these regularly, you can do so here.
Thank you for being part of what is happening in Tanzania, as communities engage with Scripture in their languages. We have exciting news of the recent Vwanji New Testament launch, as well as an update on our plans as we continue to serve the work in Tanzania in the coming months. Vwanji New Testament launch Saturday February 29th was a very joyous day in the Vwanji language community! In the village of Matamba, several hundred people gathered to celebrate the launch of the New Testament in print and audio format! Continue reading
Every few weeks we send out newsletters or email updates. Our latest update from November 2019 is now available, with news of our international staff retreat, and various other travel that we have been doing. If you would like to sign up to receive these regularly, you can do so here.
Thank you for being part of what God is doing in Tanzania, through your support for us! We have exciting news of printed New Testaments arriving in Tanzania, but would also appreciate your prayers for several challenges that we are facing as we look ahead to the coming weeks and months. Kinga and Vwanji New Testaments We are very happy that after many months of waiting for printing and shipping, the Kinga and Vwanji New Testaments have now arrived in Tanzania! This is an exciting moment for these two communities, fifteen years after the initial linguistic work began.