A New Year and the Familiarly Foreign

January 2023 From Heather: Familiarly foreign is the best way to sum up how I see life in Poland today. After celebrating our second Christmas and second New Year in Poland, I find myself reflecting on how my perspective changed over the course of 2022. We were recently on a trip to Wisła with 6 otherContinue reading “A New Year and the Familiarly Foreign”

A Look Back on the Summer

August 2022 From Heather –  We want to share some of the highlights of this summer. These are just a few good moments. Many more were enjoyed but not photographed.  Denver & the Reach Conference Time with friends . . . with family . . . and with our churches All of it fueled byContinue reading “A Look Back on the Summer”

Expectation versus Reality

April 2022 From Heather –  What an odd start of the year it’s been. You know those expectation versus reality memes you see all over? I think that’s how the past few months have felt here.  We expected to complete 3-4 projects about exciting ministries in Poland and Czech and spend time encourage a cultureContinue reading “Expectation versus Reality”

Entering 2022 with a bang!

Ministry Update – January 2022 From Heather – Throughout the month of December, we’d been going through an advent study focused on the joy of the birth of Christ. It was especially important for us this year to focus our joy on the One who humbled himself. While we’re far from family, our old traditionsContinue reading “Entering 2022 with a bang!”

Ministry Update – December 2021

Another very busy month has gone by, and after spending the entirety of it in Poznań, we’re starting to feel more at home here. Small groups, language school, and a very festive holiday season have begun! Holidays in Poznań Święty Marcin  – Saint Martin’s Day Polish Independence Day is on November 11th. In Poland, nationalismContinue reading “Ministry Update – December 2021”

Prayer Letter – October 2021

From Heather – On September 14th, we brought 10 suitcases and 2 backpacks to the airport. By the grace of God, every suitcase made it to the small Poznań airport, and when we walked out the doors, our Poland teammates greeted us with smiles, signs, and hugs. Nine days in Poland Steve and Jenny have beenContinue reading “Prayer Letter – October 2021”

Prayer Letter – August 2021

From Heather – As this summer is winding down, I hope you’ve been able to check off the boxes of your top must-do summer activities. We’ve been able to enjoy some of the classics: lake-day and tubing, disc golf, 4th of July with friends, backyard games with family, road trips, watching the olympics, a nephew’sContinue reading “Prayer Letter – August 2021”

Prayer Letter – May 2021

On set with Dennis and editing the scripts for a few social media promo videos. Ernest Hemingway used the phrase, “Gradually, then suddenly.” John Green wrote, “slowly, and then all at once.” However you think of it, you’re probably familiar with this feeling. The feeling of getting closer to something, one small movement at aContinue reading “Prayer Letter – May 2021”

Prayer Letter – February 2021

It was an incredible month at CIT in North Carolina. We genuinely wish you could all experienced the care, encouragement, challenges, and education we received this past month. We’ll try to sum up a few of the highlights. The facilitators: These men and women were true mentors. They were all experienced missionaries who had so much knowledge andContinue reading “Prayer Letter – February 2021”