Day 1: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod

Thank you for praying for Day 1 of the Bible festival here in ‘our’ village, in Slavonski Brod. We had some technical problems with the sound system, and then with our car battery, but in the end, things worked out. We had about 60 kids and a number of adults. We acted out the parableContinue reading “Day 1: Bible festival in Slavonski Brod”

Day 2: Orahovica Bible camp for kids

Thank you for praying. Day 2 of the Bible camp for 30 Roma kids went well with skits, worship, games, Bible teaching and small group discussion, and a trip to get ice cream. One of the themes was forgiveness and the sad reality of abuse in families. We also celebrated Ariela’s 7th birthday! Kirsten, Lenna,Continue reading “Day 2: Orahovica Bible camp for kids”

Day 1: Orahovica youth camp

Thank you for praying for the 3-day camp for Roma kids. Day 1 went well. We are addressing some heavy topics (child abuse, bad life choices, the difficulty of forgiving those who hurt you) because they are the reality for many Roma children. We thank the Lord for a good first day. Please pray forContinue reading “Day 1: Orahovica youth camp”

Day 2: Bible carnival in Sisak

Thank you for praying for Day 2 of the Bible carnival in Sisak. For today’s club, held in the open field in the village beginning around 6 pm, we sang Bible songs, performed a skit about the parable of the unforgiving servant (from Matthew 18) and helped the kids make a craft and color anContinue reading “Day 2: Bible carnival in Sisak”

Day 1: Bible Carnival in Sisak

Today we had the first day of the Bible carnival in Sisak. We sang songs, acted out the story of Jesus calming the storm in Matthew 8, gave out club t-shirts, discussed the Bible story, did a craft and colored activity pages based on the Bible story. Thank you for praying. Praise God for aContinue reading “Day 1: Bible Carnival in Sisak”

See what we see

Here are a few pictures of life, family and ministry here in Slavonski Brod, Croatia, giving you a chance to #seewhatwesee. One of the children’s Bible clubs in the Roma village. The theme was God’s promise to Abraham that his descendants would be as many as the stars in the sky. The stork is theContinue reading “See what we see”

From Hong Kong to Roma village

Today’s Bible club for the youngest group of kids was the first one for Andy and Lim since they returned from furlough on Hong Kong so they told the Roma kids about life in Hong Kong and how it differs from life in Croatia. They were very creative, showing lots of pictures and videos ofContinue reading “From Hong Kong to Roma village”