Daily Archives: July 19, 2009

Just imagine: “What a Friend We Have in Jesus” ala bossa nova (OK, so that may not be spelled correctly, but you get the idea!). Add a rhythmic What a Friend to the gorgeous acoustical effects of a centuries-old Lutheran church. Stir in Slovak, Zambian, and English worshippers, and the effect is astounding. You can only imagine. We, on the other hand, experienced it– just moments ago. I’m breathless! God […]


It has been very hot here, and humid too. We went to an aragonite cave, a several hundred year old chateau and visited one of the oldest churches in Slovakia. The church is a forgotten jewel in Europe, very beautiful and full of very old artifacts. The Slovak people are very courteous and helpful even with us “crazy Americans”. Back on Wednesday we had a memorable service at another very […]

Tourist in Slovakia

I never thought I’d stay home to sleep while here in Slovakia(!!!), but after a whirlwind week, I apparently needed to and until 9am. The week has been rich with connecting with our students, fellowshipping with the Bible college staff and their families, getting to know one another better as team members and seeing some incredible Slovak sights. We have been very well cared for and loved and our hosts […]

Saturday at “home”