Daily Archives: July 14, 2009


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Dearest Family and Friends, This is long overdue, so please forgive me!! The tech thing here has been less than optimal, yet today, for some unknown reason, I am able to connect with you!!! I consider it a “God-thing!” Life here in Martin and at the Bible School has been so wonderful. I don’t know where to begin to describe the warmth and love of the people, the beauty of […]

Day 5


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600 steps up and down through an ancient castle in the glorious Slovakian countryside followed by great food and conversation at the adjacent restaurant!  It is truly a reminder of the love God has for all of His children that he would fill our vision with such examples of his creation!  But this afternoon was special as well since I got to walk the town square with 2 of “my” […]

What a beautiful country!


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In just two days, we are connecting with our students. We already see progress with their English. Just for fun, we had a balloon race popping balloons by sitting on them. Everybody was laughing and rooting for their team. After class, we went to our first castle, Orava Hrad. This is where the first Dracula film was done. The castle was built on a rocky hill and had many levels. […]

Day 2 at school in Slovakia



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Filip is back! Filip came to English classes two years ago for the first time. He spoke only a little English but was placed in the intermediate class. He liked to keep his hat pulled down over his eyes and wouldn’t smile much. Last year Filip returned to English class and begged to be moved into the intermediate class when he was placed in beginners. I knew Filip needed to […]

Relationships continue…