Thank you for your prayers for our time in Croatia. Yesterday, we and the team took a day for tourism and went to a beautiful national park in Croatia, full of lakes and waterfalls. It was about an 11-hour outing so we returned exhausted, but the views were gorgeous and the change of scenery wasContinue reading “Days 10-11, Croatia trip: tourism day, debrief, departure of summer teamers”
Thank you for your prayers. Today our team drove 15 Roma teens from the Roma village into the city where we met in the park by the river. After praying and singing a couple of praise songs, one of our summer teamers (Christian) gave a gospel-centered sermon and another (Anna) gave her testimony. After that,Continue reading “Day 8, Croatia trip: 1st day of teen day camp”
Our third and final day of VBS in the Roma village went well. Even though it had rained heavily in the night, the field where we met was not too wet. With the Roma kids our team prayed, sang lively VBS songs, performed a drama of Jesus as the Good Shepherd, played music games, madeContinue reading “Day 7, Croatia trip: VBS theme of Jesus, the Good Shepherd”
Thank you for praying for us. We are grateful that we all made it safely to Croatia and were able to sleep well the first night. Our flights and one of the flights for the college students were delayed, which made for an extremely long day, but we are thankful that we, they and allContinue reading “Days 1-3, Croatia trip: arrived and preparing”
This June 28-July 8, our family (Todd, Pam, Daniel and Ariela) are going to Croatia to help put on a vacation Bible school and teen/tween Bible day camp for Roma in the village near Sisak. This is the village where Pioneers has had ministry for many years and were we have gone with several summerContinue reading “Help send us to Croatia this summer (The Prices Write)”
In August we worked with our colleagues and two summer teams who came to Croatia from Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Florida and London, England. Probably over 250 Roma kids attended the various events in four different locations in Croatia. These included Vacation Bible School-type outreach, day Bible camp, and an overnight Bible camp. Through these outreachesContinue reading “A picture’s worth a 1,000 words (The Prices Write, September 2019, part 1)”
Thank you for praying for the last four days of the summer outreach. These days were in the village in our town, Slavonski Brod. The team held Bible clubs with 120 kids in the village over a four day period, including skits and teaching on the Unforgiving Servant, and the Good Samaritan, coloring pages, crafts,Continue reading “Summer Outreach, days 8, 9, 10 & 11: Slavonski Brod”
Thank you for praying. The last day of the camp for the 35+ Roma teens/tweens went well. They were reminded one more time of God’s holiness, our need for forgiveness and God’s provision in the death of His Son. Please pray for eternal fruit among those who heard.