Daily Archives: July 14, 2015


  Sunday afternoon we were blessed to have our Slovak “son”, Jan, and his fiancee, Zuska, drop by Martin for a visit. They arrived in time to see our team members who were heading to high school camp before the camp bus left. We think Jan knew all of them! It was a pleasure to meet Zuska in person (rather […]

Our Slovak “son”


  Our Global Outreach team left for camp yesterday. The campus always seems so much emptier and less energetic with them gone. Sort of like a helium balloon a few days after a party; still afloat but drooping ever-so-slightly and much less buoyant. We also miss their positive energy in our English classes. One of the highlights of our week […]

Missing Them Already


                                                            On Sunday afternoon 60+ high school freshman, school leaders, and American leaders left for the annual week-long camp.  The point of the camp is to build relationships and give the […]

High School Camp – Tuesday Afternoon Update



The end of our first week in Slovakia has arrived and we’re all in the midst, one way or another, of considering the implications of what’s happened so far. Speaking for myself, I can say that I’ve enjoyed the time immensely but there have certainly been challenges. I think one thing is universal—kids are kids, wherever you go! Most of […]

First Week Ponderings