Sometimes I get caught up in the “launch talk” and excitement about how many days or hours left before we begin Serving Slovakia 2019, but really it all began many months ago.  (In case you were wondering- only 23 hours, 35 minutes, and 53 seconds, but who’s counting :-).  The truth is many have been praying for this trip since […]

Pre-prayered


June 22, 19 In life everyone goes through something new, whether it be a job, school, new relationships. we tend to have that mixture of excitement, fear, and the overall prospect of good things to come. I got that first hand as I stood at PDX looking around with a cloudy outlook on my time before we left, riddled with anxiety and […]

Start of something new


In the classic 1950’s movie, “All About Eve”, Bette Davis’ character utters what quickly becomes an iconic movie quote “ Fasten your seatbelts. It’s going to be a bumpy night.” Almost 70 years later, that line came to mind multiple times as we made our way to Martin for our 13th Serving Slovakia adventure.   Without going into all the details, […]

Fasten Your Seatbelts



It’s so beautiful here in Martin, Slovakia! Since my body decided it was time to wake up, I went out for a sunrise jog. I’m captivated with the majesty of God’s creation here. And, the people of Slovakia are even more enchanting! I’m excited to see what new friends I’ll meet today that make their home in this hospitable city.

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