The visitors…

The visitors…

There was a message in my inbox last week from a young lady who said that she attended one of our city wide meetings nearly two years ago, and she wanted to talk to us more about God. We agreed on a time next day and Ana arrived with her sister Nina. Ana has been...
When helping hurts

When helping hurts

I won’t pretend to have come up with this catchy title, but it sadly fits into the world of missions all too often. We have lived on the mission field this time around for nearly 4 years now and I wish I could say that we are exempted from it. Here is a...
Let the little children come to me…

Let the little children come to me…

Check out Cassie’s testimony of her sons encounter at the Upper Room Zagreb! “We were blessed to visit the Upper Room in Zagreb a few times during our stay in Croatia in the summer of 2017. On one occasion, we brought our two small children (ages 1 and 4) with...
“The teachers in the school do not want to touch us”

“The teachers in the school do not want to touch us”

 “The teachers in the school do not want to touch us” the children from the village explained. Justice for the poor and underutilized is one of the pillars of the IST Group, and our heart leaps for joy as we see IST Group’s Roma Learning Program grow in one of...
A safe place – Modern Day article

A safe place – Modern Day article

For 25 years, the Lord has gripped our hearts for Southeastern Europe, and in 2013, He opened the doors for us to move to Zagreb Croatia.Two years ago, we founded a ministry, Intentional Strategies for Transformation or the IST Group, and our heart is to pioneer and...
Lidija Židov

Lidija Židov

Lidija Židov serves at the IST Group as the Director of Worship at Upper Room Zagreb HOP.   When Lidija Židov was very little, Jesus visited her home and her parents and siblings were born again. Later, at age 11, Lidija herself accepted Jesus Christ as her personal...