Monthly Archives: June 2015




As I sat in the Serving Slovakia Send-off last night, a wave of fear rushed over me – “I can’t go to Slovakia and teach English and be an effective witness for Jesus!” I have been to Slovakia several times before so this fear seems so irrational to me. “Piece of cake!” or “I’ve got this mastered” are the thoughts […]

“I Can’t Do This!!!”



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If the title didn’t give it away, this will be my first trip to Slovakia. Everyone I talk to about it asks me, “Are you so excited?” I always nod my head and agree that, “Yes, I am excited!” But I’m also terrified. Is it okay to admit that? I think it must be. I can’t be the only person […]

Confessions of a First-Timer