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Two Years of His Faithfulness I am embarrassed to say that for the majority of my life, I have instinctively avoided hard things. I would challenge myself, but only in ways that I felt confident that I would be strong enough to handle. Yet, on February 24, 2022, I awoke to the reality of war in Ukraine—the country where I live and that... Read more



Producing or Reproducing Sometimes, a small change makes a big difference. I spent all of last week with a fantastic group of 43 new Josiah Venture missionaries. I wish you could meet them all... Read more Pray Like Monks Josiah Venture has been praying for a movement of God across Central and Eastern Europe for thirty years. We’ve prayed alone, with our families, in small groups, at churches... Read more On the Front Lines The war in Ukraine is far from over. On the JV Ukraine team, three of our families are IDPs (internally displaced people) from the war zone. They had to restart their lives... Read more Christmas in Czech Getting to spend the holidays in Europe? Isn’t that the American dream? Well, for a missionary family that has lived in the Czech Republic for the last 12 years, it’s... Read more The Gospel in Music Music speaks to the mind, but it reaches the soul. There are many barriers to the gospel in Central and Eastern Europe. Most people are secular, with little or no knowledge... Read more Thankful for Thirty We have been celebrating the 30-year milestone of Josiah Venture all month long with various stories, videos, and social media posts that remind us of God’s goodness and... Read more Thirty Years Dear Friends, It is never easy to step into the unknown. Some memories are so unique that they occupy their own special place in your mind. On November 9, 1993, Dan and... Read more Social Media and the Teenage Brain By now, most adults recognize that a new generation has emerged with smartphones in hand and social media on the mind. This is the i-Generation, also known as Gen Z––those... Read more The Anxious Generation Dear Friends, Jesus is the answer. But what is the question? In each generation, the questions change. Today’s young people are facing unprecedented levels of anxiety... Read more