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Rob, Kara, Madelyn and Charlotte live in Ethiopia, where they have been working with a mother-tongue language project. Rob is now the Language Programs Director for SIL Ethiopia.  While continuing his advisory role with the mother-tongue translation project, he now also oversees the translation work SIL Ethiopia is involved with.

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Life Lessons

September 13, 2017

We have just spent the last month and a half travelling and visiting supporters and family. A lot of memories have been made. This time, I know Madi is old enough to remember fishing and gut-ting them...

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End of an Era

September 13, 2017

Twelve years ago this summer I first moved to Ethiopia. I was an engineer about to work for four years doing rural development work with a Christian organization. Many of you supported me on that jour...

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Full Glass of Water

September 13, 2017

Living in Ethiopia has taught me the value of a full glass of water. Or a full bottle, filled to the top so the liquid spills a little when you open it. Actually, if you give a container of anything t...

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The Stories We Live

May 30, 2013

Whenever we go for a coffee with a friend, the next day when we think about what we talked about all we really remember is the stories told.  The same so often goes for sermons.  The  preacher’s three...

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A Summer of PD!

May 23, 2013

Kara and I are busy this summer with Partner Development.  We have many churches to visit, small groups to encourage, and individuals to meet with over coffee.  Please pray that our financial needs be...

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