Posts by Stephanos and Alexandria Ritsi

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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…

Mar 09, 2015
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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…

Sep 30, 2013
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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…

Sep 07, 2013
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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…

Aug 03, 2013
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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,…

Jun 29, 2013

Help Fight Christian Persecution Worldwide!

OCN is committed to raising awareness about Christian persecution around the world, especially in the Middle East, where millions are suffering today. Please join us. During our Lenten/Paschal appeal, 100% of your gift goes directly to mission, 0% to overhead. For just 10 cents a day you can comfort, inspire, and inform people worldwide, helping us shed light on those who work in darkness.

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