“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 →
One of the joys of our work here is the time we get to spend with Roma school children in our weekly English Bible clubs. It’s a privilege we’ve had through the nearly seven years we’ve been here in Kosice – to spend time each week with the children, to help them learn, and to... Continue Reading →
Most students in Slovakia have a chance at least once during primary school to have a "ski week" - an opportunity to hit the slopes with their classmates and teachers. The Ministry of Education offers some financial assistance for this, making it possible for students of different economic backgrounds to take part. Because Slovakia is... Continue Reading →
Sorry it's a bit blurry, but it's blurry because these kids are so fast! One of our favorite English games is called "Board Rush," where teams compete to be first to identify or write a specific word on the board. This was our first day back with them after a long break, so we enjoyed... Continue Reading →
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A little more than a week ago we bid farewell to our second mission team this season - a group of three from CBF South Carolina who came to experience what God's doing here, to learn alongside us, and to help us learn and think a little more deeply too. We focused on the role... Continue Reading →
How to sum up the wonderful time with had with this visiting mission team from Huguenot Road Baptist Church? Photos are the only way! Click below to view a Facebook album that tells some of the story of this team from Richmond, Va. (you don't have to have a Facebook account to view) https://www.facebook.com/jonandtanyaparks/posts/973668632749159
For those of you who receive Fellowship!, the bi-monthly magazine of the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, you may already have seen the article in the February/March issue that talks about our work here in Slovakia. For those who haven't, you can read a digital copy of the magazine by following this link, or by clicking on the image... Continue Reading →