Summer Update

The English ConnectionCzech Republic, General2 Comments

This has been a very busy spring season for the English Connection and there will be no slowing down as we gear up for the summer camp season. We were busy with promoting camps in schools, helping make plans for the summer camps in Czech, and traveling to other countries in Europe to begin or continue partnerships. God is doing … Read More

Why I Raise Support

Matt FergusonGeneral2 Comments

The first international mission trip I ever participated in was to Moscow, Russia, in March of 2001. My parents had run into an old friend of ours named Greg Smith who was taking some people to work with the Good News Baptist Church in Moscow and they told me I should talk to Greg about going. I had a valid … Read More


Matt FergusonGeneral1 Comment

Happy New Year’s Eve and Seventh Day of Christmas! You know, I always have loved A Charlie Brown Christmas. It is my favorite Christmas special and I listen to the soundtrack year round. I was with my friend Daniel in Guatemala last January and we were working at a location where my coffee farming friends process and sell their coffee … Read More


Matt FergusonGeneral2 Comments

One of my all-time favorite movies is High Fidelity. This should come as no surprise to those who know me well and also know this movie. Because of this movie I am periodically coming up with lists of the Top 5 songs about something. One of the characters in the movie, Laura, loses her father and Barry, played by Jack … Read More

Unity in Diversity

Matt FergusonGeneralLeave a Comment

Our unity is rooted in our diversity. I heard this sentence at my Monday night Bible study in reference to the church. It reminded me of when I was going through Rush my freshman year in college. I heard many different places say one of the best things about their organization was the diversity. I thought to myself, “Really? Diversity … Read More