In the old Yugoslavia, one place was feared more than any other. Today it is a tourist attraction and a reminder of a nearly forgotten era.
Communism is evil… right? Maybe.
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 […]
In order to understand my world, you need to understand something about culture. The place where I live is deeply divided. Not 20 years ago, the people here experienced a complex war, between 3 sides, which was stopped by the international community in 1995, and left the city divided. There are literally two halves of […]
To understand my life over the past 3 years, you’ve got to understand a little bit about bacteria. And not just any bacteria. I’m specifically thinking about the bacteria called Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, the bacteria that causes the dreaded type of pharyngitis that Americans normally refer to as simply Strep throat. Strep usually comes […]
Some of the social media comments on my last post were interesting. After a day or so of time to reflect on it, I believe there are probably a few more things I could say on the topic of how Christians ought to approach our culture. I’m sure this will be an ongoing conversation, which […]