Daily Life

A furniture assembly party can be a great thing. No “soul food” here. Cornbread and collards not to be found. For all your magic/witchcraft needs… Obviously, we are cool… The line outside a help center for Ukrainian refugees is a reminder of...

Random Notes

On a few other notes, the international Skype study has restarted with a series of lessons on the theme of “the city” in the Bible. Participation has been great, and there was a request that we record the studies so people can go back and either listen to them again...

A Ukrainian Brother

I decided I did not need to wait until life calmed down a little to post a few updates. One of the more interesting and exciting opportunities of the past few days came courtesy of Lonnie Fritz. He contacted me about a Ukrainian man who is living about an hour by...

Zderaz Study

The weekend study in Zderaz to help men develop their study and teaching skills was a huge success by any metric. Seven different men ranging in ages from their early 20’s to mid 50’s spoke. The assignment was to pick an obscure passage to develop and present in a...

Back in the CR

Arriving in Prague on Monday and then heading out to Brno for the weekend made the time in Prague short. Thankfully, it was productive with several hours of studies as well as some time for me to prepare for some upcoming efforts. Busy days are about to get even...

Bulgaria

As my 10 days in Bulgaria wrap up, I’m sitting at an outdoor café trying to catch my breath and process the time here.  I had thought about making multiple posts that I blew up with pictures, but I ran into a couple of obstacles. First, finding the time to do the...

Finding a Place to Live

After getting back from Brno on Monday afternoon, I had a short week before leaving for Bulgaria on Friday. In addition to a few hours of Bible studies with some of the Christians, I managed to spend some time looking for a flat. Thankfully, I not only located one but...

Weekend in Brno

Saturday was a travel day utilizing my favorite means of travel- a train. Construction work has added almost an hour to the Brno trip, but still it was pleasant and productive. On Saturday I met with an old friend who provided invaluable help in getting a local bank...

Truly Settling In

Sunday brought a sense of normalcy as it is truly time to settle in to the work. We are working on a wide range of exciting possibilities ranging from which Sunday’s I will be where to our plans for public lectures, special classes in nursing and orphan homes Honza N....

A Few Nove Mesto Notes

Any week like this is bound to have some subtexts, and this one had far more than most. Some progress may have been made with one who is struggling as the result of the most godly and tender intervention I have ever seen. Some brethren who have not been a part of us...