Daasanach – Number 1,500!

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The Daasanach language is spoken by about 85,000 people from a people group of the same name living in and around Ethiopia, Kenya, and South Sudan. The people are largely cattle herders, and some have referred to their culture as “tribal avant-garde” with just one example being the colorful headgear they love to wear. While the New Testament is available …

April 2016 — Update on Whelpley Boys & Their Names

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We are proud to announce the birth of our second son, Xander “Xan” Whelpley (pronounced zan)! He was born on 26 February, 2016 at 11:07am! Our family takes names seriously. Xander is a shortened form of Alexander – a family name on Carrie’s side. It’s original Greek meaning is something like “defender of the people.” We hope that he will …

Keep Moving – May 2015

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  Things Keep Moving Two weeks ago I (Jayson) had a conversation with my boss leading up to my annual job evaluation meetings, and 18 hours later I had another new job title – Designer. I think it’s the shortest paid job title I’ve ever had – “dad” is shorter, but I think I’m losing money on that one. 😉 …

I’ve got homework. So do you! – February 2015

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New Year, New Things… If you remember back to our November update, I (Jayson) was thinking about going back to school.Well, I’m 4 weeks into his first semester pursuing matched set of Graphic- & Interactive-Design degrees. There has already been things that have been useful for my work with Jesus Film Media. As a matter of fact, I have a …