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”
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”
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”
Today was the final day of the Bible carnival in Sisak. It was game day and the kids had lots of fun, and also enjoyed the candy we handed out. There were lots of hugs, selfies and signing of t-shirts while we said goodbye.
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”
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”
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”
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”
Day 3 got rained out but we will do both Day 3 and Day 4 activities together today. Here are some pictures from our preparation time and skit practice (acting out and explaining the parable of the sower).
Thank you for praying for yesterday evening’s club. We presented the gospel through songs, a skit acting out the story of the prodigal son, and a craft of coloring a bag which has written out John 3:16 in Croatian and says “Jesus forgives”.