I AM BUT ONE PART OF THE STORY

  one of the biggest things that i’ve learned from my first year in budapest is that i am just one part of a much larger story. sometimes my role is grand, but… Continue reading

HALF-WAY DONE

  it seems insane to think that i’m already half-way through my two-year stint in hungary – where did the time go!? it really hit me the other day as I was hopping… Continue reading

A QUICK GAME OF CATCH-UP

WHEW! my last few months have been absolute insanity but I have adored every minute of them. I feel terrible for my lack of blogging!! I’m so easily swept up in the wild… Continue reading

NATIONAL YOUTH ASSEMBLY

    as many of you know, part of my job as a missionary working with the reformed church in hungary is writing english articles about various things happening in the wider church through… Continue reading

IT’S TIME FOR ANOTHER ADVENTURE

  I know I just got back from greece, but in a few days I’ll be off on my next adventure: scotland! I’m returning for the second time in just a couple of… Continue reading

A NEW FAMILY ARRIVES

  on day six of my time in katerini, I had the opportunity to visit a refugee camp without feeling like a voluntourist who gawks at all the people like animals in a… Continue reading

A JOURNEY OF REUNIFICATION 

  i promised you a story from tuesday, one going into a bit more detail about a couple that i visited the UNHCR thessaloniki offices (pictured above) with – well, here you go.… Continue reading

I AM HOPEFUL AND CALM

  my fifth day in katerini started off with a brief team meeting at the church where the needs of a new family were being assessed. a mother with her four children would… Continue reading

STRIKING SONGS AND STORIES

  day four in katerini started as many of my days here have: with conversations with the church team at their offices. I began by speaking with zoey and going over client profiles… Continue reading

BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS IN KATERINI

  day three in katerini was primarily structured around the trip to thessaloniki to the UNHCR office that I will post more about, in detail, later. dimitrios drove myself and a syrian couple… Continue reading