SOLIDARITY WITH SUB-CARPATHIA

  Recently, I joined a group from the Reformed Church in Hungary (RCH) and from the Presbyterian Church in the Republic of Korea (PROK) to visit Béla Nagy, the Lay President of the Sub-Carpathian Reformed… Continue reading

BURNS SUPPER

  This past week I had my first experience with a Burns Supper, held at St. Columba’s Church of Scotland where I attend services. When I first heard about the dinner I honestly… Continue reading

FINALLY FEELING AT HOME

  I remember the moment quite clearly, the instant in which I finally felt at home at St. Columba’s Scottish Mission, the church I attend weekly and also volunteer at multiple days a… Continue reading

RECIPE: HUNGARIAN POGÁCSA

  If you’ve been following along with me on social media, then you may have already guessed that I’m not a huge fan of traditional Hungarian cuisine. Call me picky, but it all… Continue reading

AN INTERNATIONAL CHRISTMAS

    A few days before the Christmas holidays, an international group gathered at St. Columba’s Scottish Mission in Budapest for an interfaith community celebration of Christmas. The event was organized by Dóra… Continue reading

SUPPORT SYSTEMS

  Having a solid support system is vital in mission work: the rate of burnout is high, the emotional toll can be overwhelming, and it’s easy to feel alienated when living in another… Continue reading

GOOD ENERGY

  From the very first moment that I stepped foot into what is now my apartment, I felt at ease. The first time I walked through the door into what would become my space… Continue reading

LEARNING HUNGARIAN

    Language is one of the most important components of culture, and as such, i’m doing my best to learn Hungarian during my time here. However, it’s one of the most difficult… Continue reading

TRUE PARTNERSHIP

  As some of you may know, when I first arrived in Hungary I was stressed — mostly about my workload here in Hungary as related to the RCH Roma Mission. I worried… Continue reading

CALLING

Often when we talk about “calling,” we speak as though it’s an enjoyable and sometimes easy thing to do. Discussions around calling tend to be about small changes that we make in our life… Continue reading