Sofia

I arrived in Sofia on Friday.  Biss and I met for a couple of hours to discuss the work there and address what we would focus on during my visit.  His life is in turmoil now because of a job change and needing to move, but he is doing a good job of keeping things in...

Thursday in Prague

On Thursday I went back to Prague for the day.  Some travel issues stressed my patience to the breaking point and reminded me of the days just after communism.  However, they sorted out and it was a good day.  I spent most of it with Mike.  We discussed a number of...

Back to Brno

On Wednesday I took the train back to Brno.  It was a fascinating day.  Shortly after arriving I traveled to a small town a few miles from the city for a concert.  Jan is the lead singer in a Blue Grass band that had been invited to perform as a part of the town’s...

Budapest

I spent last Monday and Tuesday in Budapest.  Peter was out of the city, so I didn’t get to visit with him.  However, I did get to spend a good bit of time with Emese.    Her situation is still very difficult.  We had some really good discussions of some of the...

Sunday in Brno

The heat finally relented.  It was actually so cool that many were wearing jackets.  The train ride to Brno was pleasant, but crowded.  After worship I was able to have a good visit with Jan.  It is difficult to imagine how awkward the service would have been for him...