For a couple of years now, Jana’s teaching responsibilities have been expanding. She started at Narnia Elementary School with after school English musicals (remember, English is a foreign language for these kids). Then they needed to fill in a gap and asked her to teach first graders English and then also Music (her Music Together training has come in handy for both of those classes). This year, Jana began teaching her first graders evangelical religion for the first time.[Read more…]
Narnia Elementary School got a special treat in May when Trinity International University gave concerts in Banská Bystrica during their European tour. The kids loved the mini-concerts during chapel and some of them brought their parents to the evening concert in downtown Banská Bystrica.[Read more…]
Narnia Elementary School and ReachGlobal are teaming up for a 1-2 year missions opportunity as a teaching assistant for Narnia’s English language program working with grades 3-5 (ages 8-11).[Read more…]
The third year of our partnership with Judson Baptist in Nahsville, TN brings a new twist. This year a team of 7 teenagers (including our Elisabeth) with two leaders will be sent by our Banská Bystrica congregation to serve at a VBS at Judson.
I’ve just sent out the Janufleciton edition of our newsletter for January, 2017. This month I start my 26th year of ministry to Slovakia and in this edition of your newsletter you can rejoice with us as we look back to an awesome 2016 and find out how to pray for a 2017 with just as much potential.[Read more…]
One of our big prayer requests as we started our sojourn in the States was that Elisabeth and Max would have good transitions to US schools. They did. In fact, they both had really great experiences. Now, as we return, they face the even bigger challenge of coming down from the mountaintop and transitioning back to the Slovak school system.
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This year’s baptism ceremony was encouraging in more ways than one. For one thing, nine people were baptized and that’s more than in any of the five years that we’ve been here in Banská Bystrica. But that’s not all…