On Tour

I am currently on a train, preparing to head back to the States. And as I lookout the window, & pass through many of the cities I use to serve in, I’m praising the Lord in all He did, & continues to do with the youth in Slovakia. I had the opportunity to pray on… Read More »

During a war, a ministry begins

This summer, all of our Ukrainian North American short-term teams who planned to serve this summer, cancelled, leaving them, & only 15 interns to organize & do their evangelistic camps. And, in the midst of a war going on in Ukraine, 10 young people took bold steps of faith, kept their eyes on Jesus, &… Read More »

A Legacy Left Behind

I was able to visit with my former teammates in Slovakia to catch up with them in how they are doing & what the Lord is teaching them. As I listened, I began to look around & noticed that many on the team are from the East side of Slovakia from the church that I… Read More »

Fero Fero…

I met Fero a few years ago during a volleyball competition that we participated in. I found out that he played for the Slovak national team for his age division. However, he had to stop due to a knee injury. Two summer’s ago, he attended his first English camp, with an interest to learn more… Read More »

A Father’s Perspective

In a country where less than 1% have a personal relationship with Christ, & the majority of those 1% are first generation Christian, this next story inspired me with the Hope that this generation has in advancing God’s Kingdom. One evening I visited a family whose son is in Marian’s youth group. During the conversations,… Read More »

Passing it forward

After a graduating Lutheran confirmation class graduated, they approached their pastor with the desire to “pass it forward” onto the next confirmation class. The Lutheran church I served with in Slovakia, offers confirmation for young people to learn about the church history, sacraments, & about Jesus. Several students approached my pastor, Marian, & his wife,… Read More »