Today was my first day of official Wycliffe membership

Today was my first day of official Wycliffe membership. It has been a long journey to get this far. Perhaps it started when I went to CanIL* in 2014. But no, before that I had several wonderful conversations with Wycliffe … Continue reading

Today: The Last Official Day of my Program

Wow, the date has come. Friday August 12th, officially the last day of my Master’s program. A tremendous thank you to everyone who has carried me this far! I am also so grateful to God for taking me on this … Continue reading

I Passed Comps!

Hello friends and family, Thank you to everyone who prayed for me during my comprehensive exam. It was quite intense and fatiguing, but I prepared well, was ready, as well as had all of you praying for me and my … Continue reading

Nothing like family!

Hello family and friends! I can’t believe I go back to Canada the day after tomorrow! Here is a prayer update: Praise that my truck is being fixed on time- it should be done tonight. Praise also that the engine didn’t overheat … Continue reading

CanIL Training Ride a success!

  Hello! This morning the CanIL scholarship fund-raising 37K and 100K bicycle rides were a huge success, bringing in tens of thousands of dollars of scholarship funds for students going into Bible translation, and spreading word of the need for … Continue reading

Kitchen Inspiration: Alex’s Amazingly Tasty Amazingly Fast Tortilla Pizza

 Cooking time: Less than it takes for the delivery man to arrive! Ingredients:  Two large flour tortillas, trimmed to fit if necessary Some olive oil, sprinkled on lightly Some Medium Safeway Select Fire Roasted Salsa, spread thinly with a spoon … Continue reading

Interview Improvisation

As demonstrated in the story below, language surveyors usually encounter the unexpected, and must be flexible! This is not considered a problem- it is one of the aspects of surveying that makes it so joyful! “During the Pangwa survey in … Continue reading

Seeds Fundraiser 200% to goal! Thank you everyone!

Through all of your generosity via and other means, you have given a total of $2,046, which is over 200% of our goal of $1000! The extra funds will help to further equip the rural farmers and help additional … Continue reading

What do I want to see happen for my birthday? Let me explain:

What do I want to see happen for my birthday? Let me explain: These brothers of mine are genocide survivors. They have dedicated themselves fully the past two years to realizing their dream: Lifting rural Chajul, Guatemala, out of crushing … Continue reading


(Description below) This weekend two other church members and I went to visit Xalmolapa (pronounced “Chaam-o-la-pa”) to build relationships with a Free Methodist church plant there. Xalmolapa is an agrarian community of about 200 people, half way between Mexico City … Continue reading