News from Missionaries in Albania

News from Missionaries in Albania

Dear Friends and Fellow Servants in the Lord, The Grace and Peace of Christ be with you always. After being in the mission field for 22 months, Albania is beginning to feel like home. After countless hours of language learning we are both able to participate in meetings (in Albanian)...

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Paying the water bill – a 3-day adventure!

Paying the water bill – a 3-day adventure!

Often as a missionary, you find that tasks that once were simple have become serious adventures. What was a simple part of everyday life, now takes exponentially more effort and time. I would like to tell you about our latest adventure in Albania, an adventure involving paying utility bills. “Most...

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Making Byrek with Tefta, Part 2: Byrek – Djathe I Barthe

Making Byrek with Tefta, Part 2: Byrek – Djathe I Barthe

In part two of the byrek journey, we will be making byrek! Do not be scared of the duration time of this recipe. At the end when you sit down and take your first bite of byrek, you will know it was all worth it! Te befte mirë! Good eats!...

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Making Byrek With Tefta

Making Byrek With Tefta

One of the most exciting aspects of being a missionary is immersing yourself into the culture of the people. Since arriving in Albania, I have learned a lot about the Albanian culture. I love to cook and I have tried a lot of new foods since coming to Albania three...

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Lavdi Perëndisë! Glory to God!

Lavdi Perëndisë! Glory to God!

As Bishop Nikolai replaced the cotton and carefully locked the tomb, the lights turned back on. Reflecting about the experience with the rest of the team, the only explanation that we could come up with is that God was preparing us to venerate the relics of Shen Joan. Ne ju...

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