Monthly Archives: September 2014

Following Christ During the Communist Regime

A personal reflection by Milan Bruncko Martin resident Milan Bruncko, a long-time member of the Lutheran congregation on CCE’s campus, grew up during the communist regime in Slovakia. Milan has been active in the church throughout his adult years, working … Continue reading

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Improvements to Worship service according to our second grade students

Order of Sunday´s Lutheran Worship service was compiled by George Tranovsky, based on the principles of Martin Luther´s reformation. Serious window on this topic you can found at the bottom of the text. It is interesting that if it was … Continue reading

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Testimony of Foster Mother Lenka

When I was a little child, I wanted to be an actress or a writer. But when I was 14 years old, my mother put a stop to this dream of mine. Today I am grateful to her for that.

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J-CAMP: Discovering American Culture

J-CAMP is an English Conversation camp for young people aged 11-14 years. It takes place under the guidance of American teachers from Hales Corners, Wisconsin, and this year it celebrated its first birthday. This camp, full of good cheer, cool … Continue reading

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THE WAY YOU CALL INTO THE MOUNTAIN (5/5)

An Interview with American Teacher Benjamin Chandler In 2011, American artist and teacher Benjamin Chandler left his job at a Lutheran school in the Chicago suburbs to take what he thought would be a ten-month teaching position at the Lutheran … Continue reading

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„I´M NOT FALLING IN LOVE!“ (4/5)

An Interview with American Teacher Benjamin Chandler In 2011 American artist and schoolteacher Benjamin Chandler left his U.S. job and move to Martin to become a teacher of English and art at the Lutheran Academy. His unconventional view of Slovak … Continue reading

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TEACHING EFL IN MARTIN (3/5)

An Interview with American Teacher Benjamin Chandler American Benjamin Chandler teaches at the Lutheran Academy in Martin. In this third installment of an interview, Benjamin discusses his decision to leave his teaching job at a Lutheran school in the Chicago … Continue reading

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SLOVAKIA—A NEW HOME (2/5)

An Interview with American Teacher Benjamin Chandler After completing mission trips to Martin during the summers of 2008 and 2010, American artist and schoolteacher Benjamin Chandler made the decision to leave his teaching job in the United States, move to … Continue reading

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HOW IT BEGAN… (1/5)

An Interview with American Teacher Benjamin Chandler American artist and schoolteacher Benjamin Chandler first came to Martin during the summer of 2008 as a member of a mission trip to teach English as a Foreign Language to elementary-school children. In 2011 … Continue reading

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