Rice Krispy houses

Rice Krispy houses

Pam and the kids had fun making Rice Krispy houses and a church, and as you can see, Daniel loaded his with plenty of candy.

30-second music video of pictures from the Christmas 2014 food parcel distribution

30-second music video of pictures from the Christmas 2014 food parcel distribution

Thank you for your loving prayers and support. Watch a 30-second video of pictures from the food parcel distribution:

46 year-old manger scene

46 year-old manger scene

This is the manger scene (here on my parents’ coffee table in their living room) that they have used annually since I was two years old. I remember playing with it many times.

Kirsten’s Christmas Poem

Kirsten’s Christmas Poem

THE NEW KING Stars are shining far away, baby Jesus on the hay, Wisemen coming from Eastern lands, shepherds watching their sheep and lambs, When what to the drooping eyes did appear but a host of angels who sang in good cheer! “Christ Jesus the king has been born this night so go see him […]

Food packets for Christmas

Food packets for Christmas

We’re so thankful for a family in our church who is organizing a great outreach to poor Roma children and families in NE Hungary. By God’s grace we were able to help buy food packages for over 30 families. Each packet had the following contents: (By the way, 1 kg [kilogram] is 2.2 lbs., 1 […]

Food for Roma for Christmas

Friends from our church are organizing a drive to provide food boxes for 80 Roma families in Hungarian villages.

Christmas shoeboxes for Roma children (part 2)

Christmas shoeboxes for Roma children (part 2)

We have such a wonderful church here in Budapest. A family in our church is organizing outreach to Roma children with 500 shoe boxes for Christmas. We were privileged to help pack some of them up after church a couple weeks ago.

St. Nicholas Day shoes

St. Nicholas Day shoes

One of the traditions we discovered years ago when we moved to Croatia is St. Nicholas Day. On Dec. 6, the kids set out an empty shoe each (by or near the front door) and in the morning the shoes are filled with a few treats. We started this with our kids and they love […]

250 Christmas shoe boxes for Roma children

250 Christmas shoe boxes for Roma children

Our church in Budapest helped packed 250 Christmas shoe boxes for Roma children. Here Daniel and Ariela are picking out gifts, donated from Holland, to put in boxes.