My husband and I just returned from a ten day trip to Eastern Europe. We spent time in three nations, four hotels, and seven airplanes. An exhausting, but glorious adventure. Exhausting because we're getting older and felt the intense schedule a little more than we used to. Glorious because we spent those ten days encouraging church leaders who are quietly doing the work of the Kingdom day in and day out, in nations where they are not only few in number, but often persecuted.
I was humbled to sit across table after table, drinking coffee after coffee, listening to their stories.
The band of brothers who met Jesus from reading a Bible after communism fell, with no one to help them in their new-found faith. They are now four churches strong, each a vibrant fellowship...Read More