3 of My Favorite Books This Year–Have You Read Any of These?

Several years ago, my ministry shifted radically from service in Benin, West Africa to equipping missionaries all over the world. Life was changing fast, full of new challenges, and often a jumble of exhilaration, sleepless nights, and a lot of prayer! One thing that God has used to equip and anchor me through this season […]

How to plan for working with your language parent-beginning phase

A good plan for learning a language is a plan that changes over time. The games you play in the beginning are not as powerful for you later, and the games you can play later are way over your head in the beginning. To be honest, I’ve been using the plans that Greg and Angela […]

How do you get people to teach you this way?

People ask me this all the time! I’m going to answer about finding language parents for  the beginning phase here, because it’s the trickiest bit. The most important thing is to find the right kind of person. And, that’s probably not someone who has the title “teacher,” or “tutor.” (I am writing this as a […]