Christmas 2017 in Croatia (and Slovenia) – Part 3

I started Christmas Day with a drive into neighboring Slovenia. I spent the day with friends, Vanja and Sergej Kleindienst. Vanja is a graduate of the Bible Institute in Zagreb. They live with their three children in Razbor, a fairytale kind of place. It is a village right on the top of a mountain. There […]

Christmas 2017 in Croatia – Part 2

Today started with worship at our church in Zagreb, with me preaching. I preached on, “Home for Christmas: Awaiting the Second Advent.” After church was Christmas Eve lunch with friends from church, who are also neighbors of mine, Boris and Ana Medved. Joining us for lunch were new friends visiting from Australia, Victor and Emma. […]

Christmas 2017 in Croatia – Part 1

I thought I would share a series of three posts about my Christmas in Croatia this year. Tonight it started with a Christmas concert at the Baptist Church on Radićeva street, in the historic center of downtown Zagreb. Then after the concert, a walk around the center, along with half of the country it seemed. […]

Family Christmas Club

Last Saturday we had a fun event at our church building. We invited families who have participated in Champs Camp to come for a “Family Christmas Club.” Several of us prepared some live music; our kids read the Christmas story from the gospel of Luke; and the families made decorations to take home. It was […]