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[…]

The good, the bad, and the ugly

Poland is a place of many amazing things, good, bad, and ugly. There’s not a shortage of water or food, nor is there an overwhelming need to help in the orphanages, and it’s not a place struggling with war. But it is a nation of 38 million people, 38 million people who, for the most[…]

Poles distrust entrepreneurs

Poles distrust entrepreneurs Shared by TravisM Seems like a lot of distrust has been built up over the years. The comments on this story say a lot. Almost eighty percent of Poles believe that Polish entrepreneurs are thieves, cheaters and swindlers, shows a survey by PBS DGA. Click here for the original and full post

Church attendance down in Poland

Church attendance down in Poland Shared by TravisM Some numbers which may be interesting to some people. Nothing surprising though from our own observations and conversations with people. Congregations in Poland are falling, says a new report by the Polish Roman Catholic church. Click here for the original and full post

National Tragedy

Today the citizens of Poland experienced a national tragedy of significant size.  You can read an excellent article about the plane carrying the Polish president, which crashed and killed all aboard. The toll cut a swath through Poland’s elite. The 97 dead included the army chief of staff, the head of the National Security Office, the national bank president, the[…]

Fund Raising: IT Tech work for Poland.

I (Travis) use to do all kinds of tech work on the side, random things from fixing people’s internet connection issues, removing mal-ware, and simply helping people get more from their computer to putting together small and medium sized business networks and helping them plan for their technology needs.  I stopped doing those things when[…]

The next trip!

We have been fairly low key about some plans which have been brewing for a little while… a trip to Poland in January! It will be from January 11th to the 28th, God has provided essentially all of the funds already, so no fund-raising!  We are excited and at the same time in a lot[…]

Foursquare Church

Trav and I were driving home from a football game today and as we were enjoying the silence I was propelled back in time through this past year. I thought of all the different ways we had great conversations with people in LA, were encouraged by other missionaries, discipled by those who know all about[…]