Sunday in Sofia

Sunday on Sofia almost always begins with a walk through the city of about 2 miles to get to the meeting pace.  As my mom used to say, “It gets my blood stirring.”  It also takes me past some interesting places.  I’m posting a photo that shows, 2nd century Roman...

Sofia will always have a special place in my heart. As unimpressive as it is compared to most other European capitals, I feel a comfortable warmth when I arrive. Much of that has to do with the people. The details of my arrival help to illustrate why I feel this. When...

Holidays

The holidays are a tough time to be away from home and family. Yet again this year I needed to decide between being home or missing one of the most important teaching opportunities I am afforded each year. The opportunity to spend a day teaching brethren who have...

Brno Lecture

When the church in Brno asked me to do a lecture on the Historical Jesus, we were all very unsure of what to expect.  So many variables factor into how many people will show up that we have given up on trying to guess unless we happen to have found what seems like a...

Sunday in Brno

A Sunday in Brno is always special. Sunday was no exception.  From our arrival at the meeting place, I was reminded of how much we take for granted.  One of the heaters was broken while the other worked slowly enough to have little impact on the temperature while we...