Petr and Lauren first met in 2000, when Lauren was teaching English at a language school in Frydlant, Czech Republic. Growing up in a non-Christian home in communist Czechoslovakia, Petr trusted Christ in 2002, while attending …Read more
Šimon gave his life to Jesus at the age of twelve. At the age of fifteen, he started serving in the Lutheran church in Hanušovce nad Topľou, where he helped with the youth ministry. Later, he became part of the high school …Read more
In 2011, Sajmir met Irma, who shared his passion for faith and service. Their shared dedication laid the groundwork for a strong partnership, culminating in their marriage in 2015. This union marked the start of a new chapter …Read more
Lelde was 14 when she became a Christian at a youth camp. She was first introduced to Josiah Venture (JV) in her second year of high school when her local pastor encouraged her to go to a leadership training run by JV Latvia. …Read more
When Martina became a Christian back in 2000, Josiah Venture English camp was one of her first ministry opportunities. She immediately fell in love with the English camp culture. She loved serving Czech students side by …Read more
Dusan and Dana have been married since 2008. They started dating while Dana was finishing her master’s degree at University of Malta. Dusan earned his Master of Economics in Prague and diploma in Business Administration …Read more
Dominik, born and raised in Upper Austria, and his wife, Simona, met while they were studying in Bucharest. He was a student at the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Bucharest and she was graduating from the Academy of …Read more
Baška decided to follow and give her life to Jesus at a teenage church camp at the age of 13 in Slovakia. The Lord began to put on her heart the teenagers in her city, so she began ministering to teens and young adults. …Read more
Shortly after coming to faith, Stojce began asking God to provide a way for him to deepen his understanding and relationship with his newfound Savior. Within months Stojce, who was living in Macedonia, received the opportunity …Read more
Lizzy first heard of Josiah Venture (JV) and its ministry in Central and Eastern Europe at a training conference in 2016, and she was captivated by their vision for reaching young people. That’s where she first felt called …Read more
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Kendra Patty Kendra Patty serves on the Josiah Venture team in Ukrainian as the school coordinator.
Pavel & Jana Schwarz Pavel and Jana Schwarz serve on the Josiah Venture International team in the Czech Republic. Pavel helps JV with organizational development and design.