Sunday, October 08, 2006


We arrived safely in Europe two days ago, and took a train to Bregenz, Austria. All went well with the conference that we participated in there. We certainly felt a spirit of unity and joy with the brothers and sisters from Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, and Holland. It's cool hearing several languages and dialects thrown around the same table at the same time. They're good folks, and it's been good seeing Tami and her family again.

It was a huge thing to be able to preach to the whole group (about 60-70 people) in German...went better than I thought it would. Tami's mom Bernadette claims I only made "minor" mistakes! Ha! Stacey has been doing great too, except when she asked where her "Frau" (wife) was. Oops!

Today we spent the day with Tami's family eating traditional Vorarlberg cuisine and hanging out with an Austrian family we got to know when they lived in South Florida. It's been great here in Western Austria. The view of the mountains is spectacular, the weather as well, but now we're looking forward to our next leg of the journey.

Tonight we'll take the night train to Vienna, and that'll begin the World Harvest part of the trip. We'll also get to meet up with our friends in Vienna, the Dossetts and Dali and Tabea.

Thank you all for praying for us and our kids on this trip. Go to and click on Prayer Journals, then October, to find out more on how to pray for us. We'll upload pictures later if we can.

If you get a chance, please leave us a message on the blog!



Amy said...

Ich bin froh das alles gut! Ok, meine Deutsch is nicht so gut! But, I am praying for you, in English to make sure God understands :) Really, it is exciting to hear that things are going well. You are in our prayers all the time. The boys are really looking forward to having Levi spend the day with us tomorrow!! Lots of love, Amy

Brad & Stacey said...

Give kisses to Levi for me.
Thank you for watching him!!!
love you, Stacey

Kim said...

Hi guys! We had a blast with Abby on Friday night! I will be posting a bunch of pictures on my blog tomorrow (hopefully!). We are praying for you, and we look forward to seeing you when you get back! Take care! love, Kim and Matt