Remember Romania!

by Jim on 25 February 2015

in Country highlights

Remember Romania

I do believe it’s time to stop and pray for Romania! Did you know that the biggest city in Romania is the capital, Bucharest? Did you know that there is a castle in Transylvania, Romania, commonly known as “Dracula’s Castle”? Did you know that the local currency is the Leu, which means Lion? Or that Romania is famous for its gold?

Romania never ceases to surprise! So why not take a look at some blogs from Romania, starting with these posts:


Lots of variety, as usual, and lots to think about – and pray about!

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The Shoe.

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I enjoyed this post from Niger all about a shoe. A few weeks ago, I saw a young man — maybe 16 or 18 — limping through the hospital. I was walking behind him, analyzing his gait pattern. On the left foot, he wore a DarcoShoe which we had given him a while back. His […]

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Christmas in Africa

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A Warm Christmas . . .

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A few posts about Christmas and Christmas activities from missionaries around the world! Christmas Time #2 – Fabric Advent Calendar (Belgium) Traditions – what do you think? Celebrating His Coming – the 4-weeks of Advent (Brazil) Celebrating in services… My First Warm Christmas (Honduras) – what a fun idea! Behold, the virgin shall conceive . […]

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Slums, Grounded, and more reminders that everyone’s life is not like yours…

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