Six Months of War and Ukrainian Independence Day

Memories are weird. Sometimes they come out of nowhere, hitting hard and fast.  Yesterday I was out running errands and looking out the window of my taxi, like I normally do. The houses are interesting here, and the grape vines that most homes seem to have are almost ripe. We got to this one sectionContinue reading “Six Months of War and Ukrainian Independence Day”

DTS Ukraine: A Summary

I’ve been putting this post off for a few days now (also my computer broke, but I should have had this done before that happened). It’s not going to be my last blog post, but it is the last one for DTS. I’m readjusting to life back in the States fairly well, but I alsoContinue reading “DTS Ukraine: A Summary”

Bounjour, Paris!

Well, it has definitely been a wild, crazy week. We left Opole Lubelskie last Monday, everyone packed tightly into our crowded van. We left early and drove several hours into Germany. Once there, we discovered that our alternator was dying. It was, in fact, pretty much dead. Miracle of miracles, we somehow managed to driveContinue reading “Bounjour, Paris!”

Roma Kids Ministry

So, luckily, I still get to do my favorite part of ministry while in Poland. Playing with kids! This is definitely an area where God has gifted me; I love coming and playing with them no matter how much work we’ve already done that day. We can’t understand a word each other says (they don’tContinue reading “Roma Kids Ministry”

A Very Polish Easter

Happy Easter everyone! Yes, I know I’m a few days late for Easter. But, you see, here in Poland the main celebration lasts two days. It started with your typical Easter Sunday celebrations. Our church service is at 4:00 PM, so we had a relaxing morning of reflection and an Easter egg hunt. For theContinue reading “A Very Polish Easter”

Outreach Has Begun!

Hello from Poland!  It has been a very busy past two weeks. Our last week in Ukraine was spent cleaning up Berezina, the orphans’ transition home, from a fire that took place last November. We also cleaned the DTS house and said goodbye to the rest of the staff staying behind. Then we loaded intoContinue reading “Outreach Has Begun!”