Daily Archives: July 13, 2016


I was struck by how beautiful a local cemetary in Martin is. Strange, describing a place where the dead are buried as beautiful, but it is. Unlike many cemetaries I have visited this one was literally covered up in flowers, candles, and other signs of affection for those who have passed on by those still here. And not only the […]

Beautiful moments


I expected and prepared to come to minister and serve in Slovakia. I did not expect to be ministered to or served, but it has already happened in many small ways. A team member asking us to join them Saturday night, a wonderful worship service Sunday morning, another team member who bought us dinner. And, a team member featured in […]

The small things….


“Having a vested interest in other souls unconditionally creates a ripple effect that produces miracles in the lives of those around us”   -The Book of Simple Human Truths

The Ripple Effect



Today after English classes we hopped a bus to go visit the Global Outreach team a little over an hour away. They have been serving Slovak youth at a summer camp in what appears to be an older rustic ski resort. After a delicious dinner of sausages roasted over an open fire and Koffola (sorta like cola) there was a […]

Refreshing J.O.Y.


The intermediate 1 English class is made up of ten students, ages 10-14, and 6 leaders this week. We always engage the students in fun activities to teach English. Today, our focus was on daily routines and adverbs such as rarely, sometimes, and often. Students participated in “Sharks and Minnows” tag, a bubble gum blowing contest, and building the tallest […]

A Day in Our classroom