Emerging Life- Stockholm, Sweden- by Sarah Bedi

The weather in March can be very unpredictable. There are moments where the sun is shining, and there is hope that it will get above 50 degrees. There are even signs of flowers trying to break through the recently thawed soil. The very next day there is three inches of snow on the ground, with … continued

High School Ministry in Italy- by Paul Mieburger

In Italy, there are five years of high school.  Students study philosophy and sociology during their final year, a transition which is essentially equivalent to the first year of university  in America.  Many high school teachers are openly opposed to God and the Bible.  Yet at the same time, studies have shown that young people … continued

A New Bread Shop- by David and Amy Cato

Almost three years ago, a man from our church, Adi Buhai, met Viorel. Viorel was open to talking about God and started studying the Bible with Adi. In the months that followed, Viorel and his wife, Mirabela, got saved, and since then they have been inviting all their neighbors and family to Sunday morning Bible … continued

The Way to God- by John Goering

This year’s GCE Missionary Retreat in Malta was a wonderful time of encouragement and rest for all of us. As we drove away from an amazing week to the airport, we began a conversation with our friendly and talkative taxi driver, Mateus.  I noticed a crucifix hanging from his rear-view mirror, so I asked if … continued

Ukraine Ministry by Misha Dubovyk – Rovna, Ukraine

In the middle of May, God took our friend Mrs. Liuba. She was 62 and had cancer. Inna and I were visiting her during her last year of life. We would share God’s Word with her, and she would listen with great attention. Shortly before her death, she accepted Christ.In the last few days of … continued

Il Rifugio-Turin- by Janice Meiburger

An Italian student named Alessandra, got up during a recent sharing time and said that she was a new believer who had decided to join Il Rifugio and was very excited and enthusiastic about getting to know us as a community. She also expressed her desire to follow the Lord’s command to be baptized! Paul … continued

Summer LINC Program – Cologne, Germany – by Mateo Echeverry

Ten young people spent June and July working among refugees in Cologne, Germany, in partnership with GCE and Die Brücke through Laborers Impacting Nations for Christ (LINC). Several of them are planning to move long-term to serve in Europe.After two months of daily engagement with refugees in Cologne this summer, here is a glimpse of … continued

Construction- by Sarah Bedi, Stockholm, Sweden

Living in a city, there is always construction happening. New apartment building are in demand and the old ones need renovations.  You may have remembered from the last update, the building I live in decided to change every pipe.  The bathroom was gutted in what felt like forever.  Two months of breaking down.  Many weeks of … continued

Short stories from Stockholm, Sweden- S. Bedi

Living in a neighborhood that is 92% immigrant, you quickly learn that one of the biggest needs in a person’s life is community.  Rather than forming a type of melting pot where culture can be shared, history has created an atmosphere of distrust and skepticism.  So although we have a big vision to see the … continued