New Perspectives

Have you ever noticed something unexpected and new in the midst of familiar surroundings? A few days ago I was walking in an area of town I usually only drive through. The walk gave me a chance to notice some things I hadn’t seen before – a coffee shop, a repaved road, a little statue... Continue Reading →

Changing Plans

Note:  This post - with different pictures - was just sent out as a newsletter along with prayer requests.  Don't get our newsletter?  You can sign up on the menu bar of our website - parks-in-slovakia.com. In life, things rarely go exactly as we plan them… and we’ve found that to be especially true with... Continue Reading →

Barrier or Bridge?

“Language barrier” is a common phrase in English… have you ever been in a situation when language was a barrier? We’ve certainly known that feeling. After nearly seven years here in Slovakia, we’ve felt it often, and we still have situations when we feel hindered by the fact that Slovak is not our native language.... Continue Reading →

Report from Camp

We held our first summer day camp for children in the village of Cakanovce this year, during the first week of July - you might remember that we asked for prayer for this event during our last newsletter.   We had a great week of learning, music and games, and we are excited about the great... Continue Reading →

Visit – Phillip Brown

Over the last couple of weeks we were privileged to have a visit from Phillip Brown, the Pastor for Worship, Music and College Ministries at Huguenot Road Baptist in Richmond, Virginia.  HRBC has been one of our partner churches since before we moved to Slovakia, and this was Phillip's second visit here - he also... Continue Reading →

Easter in Slovakia

We haven't posted here in a while - though if you receive our email newsletter, you know that we've sent out a couple of newsletters since our last blog update.  Sorry for the long delay! First a link to our most recent newsletter, published two weeks ago - it includes invitations to a couple of... Continue Reading →

Thursday Snapshot – Building Friendships

We get so much joy from hosting teams - there are so many little wonderful things about having guests here serving and learning alongside us!  But one of our favorite little joys is watching new friendships grow.  The team of eight that's here from Gretna, Virginia, partnered with Devleskero Kher church several times this week,... Continue Reading →

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