Michael on February 17th, 2013

I recently returned to Russia from Montenegro and Austria. I made initial contact with a ministry in Vienna and had a great time visiting Matt and Liz Eck. I hope one result will be a partnership between Stoneworks, Calvary Chapel-Vienna and the youth ministry in Montenegro. The picture above is truly significant. While it may […]

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Michael on October 15th, 2011

Since our last Postcard we’ve been all over Europe. At the end of August we drove from Russia to Montenegro (you can see a photo record of the trip here). The picture above was taken when we gassed up in Augustow, Poland. We spent almost a month in Montenegro, visiting family, friends and ministry partners. […]

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Michael on September 5th, 2011

Last week we made the drive from Russia to Montenegro. We traveled in two cars with our friends Sergei and Christina and their twin girls. Here is a photo record of the trip. (You can see a slideshow/video of a previous trip here). We started early in the morning from dacha in Russia. Sergei said […]

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Michael on July 15th, 2010

A team from St. James United Methodist Church in Athens, GA arrived today. We drove over to Dubrovnik, Croatia to pick them up. We’ll be in Podgorica, Montenegro for a couple of days and then head up to the mountains to run a youth camp all next week. They are a great group and we’re […]

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Michael on July 11th, 2010

Yesterday we went to the Adriatic coast for a baptism. Milanka has been a member of the church for a while and wanted to be baptized. Several of us went for the occasion and had a great time. Her story is below the picture and video– Posted a year and a half ago, by Vladimir […]

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Michael on June 30th, 2010

We returned on Sunday to a beautiful St. Petersburg, Russia.  The weather has been perfect, and it has been great to start reconnecting with family and friends after such a long stay in the US.  Olga took the picture above, in the park across the street from our flat. We are thankful for the many […]

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Michael on February 26th, 2010

About 10 days ago, Olga and I began a road trip from St. Petersburg, Russia to visit Stoneworks ministry sites in eastern and central Europe.  Stoneworks continues to expand, and it’s an honor to be able to visit so many wonderful people that God has put together as ‘living stones’ (1 Peter 2:5). Our first […]

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Michael on September 19th, 2009

Here is a video from a digital storytelling project at the University of Montenegro. This short video tells about the Roma people who live in Montenegro and gives a brief look in the to culture of the gypsies in Podgorica.

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Michael on August 4th, 2009

Here’s a slideshow of my trip to Montenegro. Enjoy!

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Michael on August 1st, 2009

I  just returned from a very fruitful trip to Montenegro, where we hosted a team from St. James United Methodist Church in Athens, GA. Our relationships continue to deepen in Montenegro and the work is expanding. I was involved in three main areas: First, we ran a teen camp. We had more campers this year […]

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