bk
bk

Our Last Sunday in Kharkov

December 09, 2018

Silvrback blog image

Today was our last Sunday with the church here in Kharkov. Not for forever, of course, but things will never be the same.

It's been quite a journey. In the last eight years I've learned a lot about who I am and what I believe. I've pushed and been pushed in ways I didn't anticipate. And I can't count the . . .

Read More

Just Like Me

October 23, 2018

Silvrback blog image

Early Sunday morning, I was doing some last minute study to prepare for my lesson. After Justus finished his bottle, he wanted to come sit next to me. The boy hardly ever sits longer than five seconds, so I figured he'd get down as soon as he saw my book didn't have any pictures and be off on his usual morning inspection of . . .

Read More

Two Months

October 12, 2018

Silvrback blog image

In all the busyness of the last couple of months, I somehow lost track of one. For some reason I had been thinking we were more than three months out from our December 12th departure. As we approached October, however (you know, the tenth month of the year), I sensed something was off with my math. I reworked the numbers and my . . .

Read More

Kindred Spirits

October 10, 2018

Silvrback blog image

We met Don and Cindy several years ago at the Euro-American Family Retreat—a time of renewal and rest for Christian American families living in Europe. This retreat always means so much to us, especially for the precious time we get to spend with other European missionaries. Having long conversations over rich hot chocolate with . . .

Read More

Red, White, Blue and Yellow

Ukraine Guidebook for Short-Term Missions

Silvrback blog image

Red, White, Blue and Yellow is a book for American Christians preparing to come to Ukraine on short-term mission trips and is a way for them to learn about the culture and Ukrainian customs before they arrive. I am making this book available for free and putting it into as many formats as I can so as to get it into as many hands as . . .

Read More

Archive
   Subscribe by email and never miss a post.