Category Archives: Giffones in Lithuania

Our journey to LCC International University in Klaipėda, Lithuania

Sermon: Apostles and Exiles

A short homily delivered at LCC’s International Christian Fellowship on April 22 entitled, “Apostles and Exiles.” The text was Ezekiel 11:14-17. Continue reading

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Voices of the Global Church

As I reached the end of my week-long course in Ukraine last month, I felt compelled to offer an impromptu exhortation to my Russian-speaking students, all of whom are already leading churches, and some of whom will likely go on for graduate study. Continue reading

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Teaching in Ukraine

From March 8 to 17, I taught at Zaporozhe Bible Seminary (ZBS) in Ukraine. Continue reading

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Special Service: Worshipping with the Fifth Gospel

Jess Smoker and I did an independent study on the Book of Isaiah that semester. We discovered that we are both musical, and decided that one of her assignments should be for us to craft a worship service structured around songs from Isaiah, and short teachings from the passages on which those songs are based. Continue reading

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January 2018 Update

Greetings from Klaipėda! Here’s what’s been going on, and what’s up next… Continue reading

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November Update

Greetings from Klaipėda! A lot has happened in the last couple of months. Here’s a taste of what’s been going on. Continue reading

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Sermon: A Personal Encounter

A sermon delivered at LCC’s International Christian Fellowship on November 12 entitled, “A Personal Encounter.” The text was Psalm 73. Continue reading

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Sermon: New Family, New Temple

This is the audio (20:00, 18.4 MB) of a sermon delivered at a chapel service at LCC on October 11 entitled, “New Family, New Temple.” The text was Ephesians 2:11-22, part of a series of sermons on Ephesians entitled, “A New World Order.” Continue reading

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September Update

We moved into our new apartment on August 27, concluding a long relocation process that began when we moved out of our home in Hatfield on June 21! Continue reading

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August Update

Greetings from Klaipėda! It’s been over a month since our last update, and it feels like at least three months’ worth of events have been crammed into that time. Here’s what’s been going on, and how you can be praying for us. Continue reading

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