The end of May marked a significant milestone in the translation project! The work of transcribing the text of the New Testament into the local script was completed! We praise God for the many ways He provided for this to happen - with people who had the capacity and willingness to help us with this, to tools like Zoom that enabled this work to continue from Canada, as well as sufficient internet to make this possible. We are also grateful for God's protection over everyone involved. Please pray for wisdom and direction as Dwayne moves forward in the pre-publication phases of the New Testament.
Please continue to pray that Dwayne's application for permanent residency in Canada would be processed well and efficiently, viewed with favour and acceptance, and that he would be granted residency in God's perfect timing.
Helen has enjoyed learning how to be a coach for new PBT missionaries arriving overseas! A new Canadian couple arrived in West Africa last month and are doing well in the process of adjustment. It has been encouraging for Helen to work with them. Pray for wisdom as she continues to support this couple as they settle in to life in West Africa, and potentially coaches others, too.
We are grateful that Helen's gum surgery in early March went well, and that she has recovered and healed well from that. We were especially grateful for God's provision for the costs of this surgery in unexpected ways! Helen will have another gum graft surgery on June 21, so we covet your prayers for the surgery and recovery to go well.
Thank you for your partnership with us!