Relationships… hardest part of life?

One of the key values of our mission to Poland is building meaningful relationships. Relationships built on God’s kingdom and values. The core to meaningful relationships is interdependency, the idea that we all need one another. Church should reflect a family system, the idea that we are there for each other in spite of circumstances.[…]

Does this look like the Church?

Does this look like the Church? Shared by TravisM My buddy Marcus describes our heart and intention for the Polish Church right here. It’s also our heart and goal for our Church here at home and around the world! Spend any time in Christendom, and you’ll hear evangelical pastors talk about wanting to establish an[…]

Small Churches = Big Impact

Small Churches = Big Impact Shared by TravisM Makes sense to us, and is similar to our thoughts on expanding the Church in Poland… Brandon O'Brien, associate editor for Leadership Journal, has written a new book, The Strategically Small Church. In this work, he seeks to demonstrate how small churches are uniquely equipped for success[…]

Ready to bid?

See what you can get for your donation! Below we have linked to some online albums of the items we will have available as your gift for differing suggested donations. To make a “bid” on an item pictured in one of the albums/catalogs below, simply leave a comment (you’ll need a Google account, sorry) with your[…]

Speaking at SLOT festival

Speaking at SLOT festival Shared by TravisM Can’t wait for the day Alexis and I finally get to goto the SLOT fest! Slot Festival begins in a few minutes. Great to see thousands of young Polish here. Speaking schedule: Wed 3pm Eastern Tent. Debbie and I will tell stories of our 3 months in[…]

Human trafficking in Poland

Human trafficking in Poland Shared by TravisM The more news we read about Poland the more needs we identify. Social justice backed by the full grace and truth of the Gospel is the answer, very carefully orchestrated so that if we disappeared the work goes on. Experts estimate that several hundred persons are trafficked a[…]

Schindler’s Factory

Schindler’s Factory Shared by TravisM Can’t wait to visit this new museum and learn more about Kraków’s history. We’ve been near the building many times, glad to see they have utilized it. Krakow’s Historical Museum opens a new exhibition on the Second World War, housed in Schindler’s enamelware factory. Click here for the original and[…]

It’s time! We’re moving away

Friends! Pass this along…. We’re auctioning off (almost) everything! Save the dates! We will be auctioning nearly everything in our home on Sat/Sun July 17/18 and 24/25! All proceeds will go towards our deployment costs. Our goal is to raise three months worth of our living and ministry budgets – $17,000, our emergency reserves. All winnings/gifts are tax deductible.[…]

Freedom day celerated in Poland

Freedom day celerated in Poland Shared by TravisM A reminder of just how far Poland has come in 21 years since the first elections after the fall of communism. On 4 June 1989 Solidarity had an overwhelming victory in the first, partially-free democratic elections in communist Europe thus paving the way for the gradual end[…]