Celebrating Year 27: Romans 10:13-15

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.” How then will they call on him in whom they have not believed? And how are they to believe in him of whom they have never heard?And how are they to hear without someone preaching? And how are they to preach unless they are sent? As it is written, “How beautiful are the feet of those who preach the good news!”

I’m excited to share today’s post with all of you. Today’s post was created by my friend Dana Hixson. She made a BEAUTIFUL cake (well, three of them) for my birthday party/art show tonight. She spent A LOT of time creating these and put a lot of thought into the verses that were chosen. Talk about a grand finale for YEAR 27! Dana – you have no idea how much this means to me. I feel so special and I’m so honored that we get to be friends.

For those of you in the Spearfish area – join us tonight to celebrate and EAT this delicious cake! (see below)

For everyone: thank you for making my birthday feel so special this year. More than that, you have been a part of bringing the Bible to the Ehty people of South Asia. This is a lasting gift that will change MANY lives. If you haven’t already, I’d like to encourage you to gift a verse to the Ehty people for my birthday today. Just $26 can change someone’s life! Click here to sponsor verses.

Psalm 67:1-2


As we wrap up YEAR 27, this verse really brings it home.

I want the Ehty people – ahem, all nations – to know of the God’s saving power. I want them to experience this personally. I’m hoping that the Ehty people will be transformed by all of the verses that we’ve translated for them and I’m hoping to hear stories down the road of new believers and life-change.

As 12/12/12 (my birthday) approaches tomorrow, I have a whole mix of emotions. I’m so excited about all that God has done and all of the new people that I have met over this past year. I’m hopeful that God is going to provide for all 879 verses of the book of John to be translated into the heart language of the Ehty people through Year 27. I’m grateful and thankful for each of you.

I look forward to celebrating tomorrow night with many of my Spearfish friends (Join us!).

So now, will you join me in bringing the book of John to the Ehty people of South Asia? It’s $26 to translate one verse – this will be $26 that has the potential to change thousands of lives for generations to come. Click here to sponsor verses.

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Jeremiah 17:7

Short, simple words that say so much. Who IS your trust?


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Silent Sunday

How quickly we forget…

What’s your Sunday routine? Mine usually includes the snooze button, but after I get up and get ready I grab my Bible and head to church. Then there’s the occasional day I rush out of the door without my Bible. Good thing I have it on my phone!

No matter your routine, we have a common denominator. We are rich in Bibles! If you wanted it, you could have access to the Bible immediately.

This is not true for the Ehty people, along with 300 million others around the world who are living in Bible poverty.

Today, in a people group of thousands, no more than 20 Ehty Christians woke up to gather together in a place that is not safe to worship our God. If they rushed, it was the result of fear and not laziness. And their common denominator? Not one, not even the preacher, has a single verse of the Bible in their own language.

That’s the reason for Silent Sunday. We cannot let our routines blind us to the fact that people all over the world desperately need God’s Word.

Don’t let another day go by without giving the Bible to the Ehty people — click “Give” above. Lift your voice to speak up for those in need of the most precious gift — use the share buttons below to make your social networks aware of the need!