Friday, October 10, 2008

The Powerhouse of Croatia

We continually remember before our God and Father your work produced by faith, your labor prompted by love, and your endurance inspired by hope in our Lord Jesus Christ. 1 Thes. 1:3

"Betanija" Evangelical is a small church in a small pocket of a relatively small country, but God has been using this fellowship in profound ways for the last 35 years. Since the church began in a living room they have hosted summer camps that have seen children, teens and youth from all over the former-Yugoslavia attend. It was the first of its kind in the 70's and has continued through communism, the war and independent Croatia. Here are a few pictures from camp:

There is no way to measure the effect camps have had on Croatia nor are there enough posts to describe them. Camps in Orahovica must be experienced in order to be understood.

So now a picture of a wonderful woman who has been tremendously influenced by these camps and has shared her enthusiasm with me:

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