Sometimes feedback feeds us…

Recently we ALL attended a conference in Vienna, Austria to equip us in our work with Muslims and refugees. We were all able to attend because childcare was offered at the conference! This is quite rare for such conferences in

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Seeing clearly…

Since January, we’ve had the privilege of sharing our testimony regularly at churches in the Hamburg area. In most instances we are welcomed with open arms, but sometimes we do experience resistance. We’re not sure why — perhaps it is

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Sex, religion and politics…

Now that Germany is beginning to feel like “home” we sometimes forget we are still “learners” in the culture. We were reminded of that fact this past Sunday while speaking at a local church. We have been sharing our testimony

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Can we break through…

Missions in Germany and in Europe is different than other places in the world. The fruit of ministry work does not come quickly and is not always apparent. While we do host gatherings for worship and Bible Study in our

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Chairs in a circle…

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On Sunday, February 26, we celebrated our second Pinneberg worship service. We hosted the service in our home. As the worship started, time just stood still. We realized, as we looked around the room at our friends giving praise to

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German “fairytales”…

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Recently, we had guests in our home, which we simply love. We enjoy introducing friends to everyday life and culture in Germany.

On a recent tour of Hamburg with a friend from the U.S., we stopped by the most beloved

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Unbeatable “spirit”…

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The other day in German class, we had to choose a picture and talk about it with a partner. On the table were several pictures and one of them was a picture of a church in Hamburg that we love

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Our first worship service is tomorrow…

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Please pray for us this weekend. We have our first Pinneberg worship service, this Sunday 1/22 at 4:00pm German time. That’s 10:00am EST, 9:00am CST or 7:00am PST. We continue to discern and follow the movement of the Spirit. Please

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Telling the bus driver where to go…

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Sometimes we wonder how well we are integrating into German culture. Every once in a while, we get a clue into our progress from an interaction or experience. We realize we’ve learned to react to (and also anticipate) cultural

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Iranian Christmas Eve Celebration

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Christmas Eve is one of our favorite days of the year. It is a day full of light, anticipation and the hope-filled culmination of the Advent season. It is a day which means the waiting is almost over. With so

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