Category Archives: Testimonies

Eulogy to Gene Ryan

Twenty years ago, in a far-away land of Slovakia, a group of Americans showed up. It was a rare and not necessarily welcomed sight in what recently was a communist country, let alone in my hometown Martin. I felt some … Continue reading

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Now it’s my turn to help…

We are thrilled about our employees becoming patrons of our school. Here is a testimony of our recess school club teacher Gabriela Dobrovolná:

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GRANDPA’S MYSTERIES

Slovakia, or, as the Slovaks say: “Slovensko,” is a small country in the heart of Europe, about the size of Mississippi in the United States. It is often confused with “Slovenia,” its neighbor to the southwest, or “Czechoslovakia,” a union … Continue reading

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A Change in Perspective

(This post was written shortly after our return from Slovakia in July. I’ve hesitated posting it as it felt – still feels – quite personal to me. However, today I received a note from Bohdan Hroboň, President of the Center … Continue reading

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The Confirmation of a LAMS Teacher

[Editka is on the left] This month we celebrated with one of our high school teachers, Editka, who was confirmed into the Lutheran church. Though Editka grew up in a Christian family,she could not to be confirmed as a teenager … Continue reading

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Slovak Exchange Student Visits America

Mária Šimová was one of nine students from the Lutheran High School in Martin to visit the United States last summer.

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Peter Petrovič, Kindergarten Teacher in Martin: What I learned alongside experienced teachers in England

In his youth, Peter went to Britain, where he worked as an Au-Pair, and continued his education at a secondary pedagogical school in London. This was actually Peter’s second high school experience, while he also worked in a kindergarten, loving … Continue reading

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Meet the Americans: An Interview with Blythe and Tony Barreto – Part 2

Just 16 years after its founding, the Center for Christian Education regularly serves more than 600 people through its comprehensive ministries. We are very thankful for people—especially missionary couples—who have a heart for ministry in Slovakia! One such couple is … Continue reading

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Meet the Americans: An Interview with Blythe and Tony Barreto – Part 1

Just 16 years after its founding, the Center for Christian Education regularly serves more than 600 people through its comprehensive ministries. We are very thankful for people—especially missionary couples—who have a heart for ministry in Slovakia! One such couple is … Continue reading

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Coming to America: Barbora Sopoligová

Nine students from the Lutheran Academy’s bilingual high school participated in the first round of a student exchange program this past summer. Staying for the month of July with American host families from CCE’s partner churches, they experienced everyday life … Continue reading

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