Sleeping Coconuts

Can God turn a horrific tragedy into a story of hope and transformation?


In Sleeping Coconuts, we share a 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. The book’s website is

Wycliffe has made an excellent video, “Arop,” about this story.

Here are some other links related to Sleeping Coconuts.

Read the first chapter for free here.

Six minutes on Fox News in November 2012

November 3, 2012 in Tampa Bay Times

November 17, 2012 in CNN’s Belief Blog

Speaking at Lord of Life Church, December 2, 2012

January 14, 2012 Three-minute news spot on WFLA Channel 8 Tampa

January 14, 2012 Print story in Tampa Tribune/

SpiritFM90.5_Tampa_SleepingCoconuts on SpiritFM in Tampa, November 3, 2012