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Sleeping Coconuts Peter Looked Up And Saw The First Of Three Consecutive Waves, Each Over Thirty Feet High, Throwing Up A Huge Cloud Of Mist As It Enveloped A Friend S House And Threw It Into The Lagoon Like A Piece Of Driftwood He Then Turned Toward His Own Neighborhood In Time To Witness The Massive Wave Breaking, Completely Submerging Houses, Tall Coconut Trees, Everything As It Rushed Toward Their Defenseless Canoe, He Watched The Wave Pluck His Own House From The Ground Like A Blade Of Grass, And Sweep It High, Carrying It On Its PeakIn The Late S, John And Bonnie Nystrom Came Alongside Pastor Peter And Several Other Men From Arop Village In Papua New Guinea To Translate The Bible Into The Local Language Now, While Visiting Another Part Of The Country Just Ten Years Later, John And Bonnie Learned That Tragedy Had Struck Arop Village, Causing A Massive Loss Of LifeWhat Had Happened Were Their Neighbors Okay What About The Members Of The Bible Translation Team Was This The End Of Bible Translation For Arop In Sleeping Coconuts, John And Bonnie Nystrom Share Their Story Of Tragedy, Teamwork And Transformation, And The Incredible Way That God Used A Tsunami To Change The Face Of Bible Translation In Papua New Guinea For Over Twenty Five Years, John And Bonnie Have Served With Wycliffe Bible Translators As Linguists For Various Language Groups In Papua New Guinea They Continue To Work On Projects From Their Home In Florida, Making Periodic Trips To Papua New Guinea To Work With The Bible Translation Teams Face To Face


10 thoughts on “Sleeping Coconuts

  1. says:

    While a family of translators is on sabbatical in the states, a tsunami consisting of three gigantic waves hits the village they called home With the devastation leaving the town flattened and those left alive expose


  2. says:

    The gripping and well told story of a breakthrough Bible translation project in Papua New Guinea Well worth a read


  3. says:

    Interesting story of how a tsunami in Papua New Guinea changed how Bible translation was done in early 2000 s.


  4. says:

    InterestingEnjoyable and fun understanding how other languages express emotion I was inspired by how the author connected all the miraculous dots.


  5. says:

    In one sense, this book is a standard missionary tale, the story of John Bonnie Nystrom, who came to the Arop people in Papua New Guinea to translate the Bible into the Arop s heart language In another sense, the Nystrom s are supporting characters in the


  6. says:

    Good information about the dramatic change in Bible translation techniques that these missionaries were able to implement after a terrible tsunami occurred in 1998 That part of the story how about a dozen translations were taking place instead of just one or two was


  7. says:

    This is a story primarily of God s sovereign control over all things, including natural disasters, to bring about His good purposes for those who love Him Rom 8 28 That was my impression, anyway On July 17, 1998, a massive tsunami destroyed a coastal village in Papua New Guin


  8. says:

    I am also a missionary with Wycliffe Bible Translators have attended some of those computer conferences he mentions, and have talked with John Nystrom personally For that reason, I m not giving a rating on this book.Overall, I found the book informative about how the multilanguage proj


  9. says:

    I loved this book by a Wycliffe couple who work in Papua New Guinea They were able to use technology to significantly speed up the work of Bible translation It sure makes me appreciate how blessed we are to have so many versions of the Bible in English so that we can truly hear God speak to us i


  10. says:

    The author is a Christian missionary first, professional linguist translator second, and book author third at least So long as we keep this in mind, the book is an excellently well told firsthand account of events and perspectives related to Nystrom s work and faith I try to always keep an extra copy or t


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