Sofia

I encountered some internet problems, during the latter days of the trip, so I’ll catch up and finish up by giving more of a topical approach.  The assembly on Sunday was quite encouraging.  A theme of thanksgiving had been selected for the day and all parts of the...

Sofia

The trip to Sofia began innocently enough.  The trip to the airport in Prague is always a very difficult one as I ponder where I can truly be of greatest value in my work at this point in my life.  Nevertheless, I was excited about the opportunities in Bulgaria that...

Prague Lecture

Doing lectures in Prague for the last couple of years has been a question of perseverance for the church.  They kept tweaking various aspects of what they tried, but for a while it seemed like nothing worked very well as far as generating visitors.  This time they...

Lecture in Brno

During my spring visit to Brno, the folks asked me to develop a lecture on the Isaiah and Hezekiah seals.  The archeology stuff has proven to be successful in appealing to visitors.  I was excited about the challenge, and optimistic about the outcome.  When we got to...

Studies

It isn’t practical to try to detail each study I have during the these trips, but I would like to try to summarize and make some general statements.  Most of the studies are with the brethren here.  The most common topic this trip has rearing children.  That isn’t...