Why would an American want to leave America?

Since my recent interview aired on local TV, I have gotten a few questions from friends and acquaintances around town. They usually mention they saw the interview, and then their face becomes a bit confused and they say something like, “all of us are trying to leave this place. Why would an American want to […]

Giving Bosnians the chance to read the Bible

In a world where things are constantly changing, we know that God’s Word provides us with unwavering direction for our lives. The influence of the Bible has been obscured for centuries in our location, but we are fighting back with a new online program for reading the Bible. Over the past year, I have been […]

Reaching behind the Iron Curtain

Throughout the 1980s, ministers and Christians from the West sought to start works in the countries of the Eastern Bloc. It was a different world then, and Eastern Europe was an enigma to westerners, cold and closed to foreigners. There were “undercover” teams that lived and worked in Poland, Hungary, and Czechoslovakia during the height […]

I belong here, and you don’t.

I was waiting for an X-ray at the hospital in Bijeli Brijeg when the technician finally poked his head out the door. “Um, Jonathan? Do you… um, speak…?” “Yes, I speak your language,” I said. “Alright! Wow! That’s great. I’ve never met a foreigner who speaks our language! Come on in.” Said the technician.