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    September 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! The Czech countryside is peppered with castles and ruins of castles. If you pass one frequently, you may never notice it. But other times, when the light is just right, they look totally different. When they catch your eye, they make you wonder: what…

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August 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Summer here is filled with flowers but passes oh, so quickly! So, you better enjoy it while it is here. This month, we visited the beautiful city of Karlovy Vary for a day, just to take in God’s handiwork. We hope your summer was filled with…

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July 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Europeans take long breaks during the summer months. But we can joyfully say that many new people have been attending our services. We praise the Lord that He gathers His Church, even in spite of our failings. We pray that your summer is filled with rest…

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June 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! The Psalms declare: Your wife will be like a fruitful vine within your house; your children will be like olive shoots around your table (Psalm 128:3 ESV.) Suzanne and I have been blesssed with three olive shoots. Now, those olive shoots are bearing shoots of their…

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May 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! This past week in Prague, restaurants with outside seating were allowed to open. What a great way to celebrate the Easter season with delicious Czech food and drink! It also allows us to reconnect with the workers in our favorite establishments, all of whom are rich…

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April 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Spejbl and Hurvínek are a beloved father and son set of marionettes whose theater is here in our district of Prague. The other day, while passing by their statues, we noticed that even they have gotten into the spirit of the times with their facemasks. Czechs…

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Late March 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague A Coronavirus Update from the Kasters   All Is Well Here … The world is in an upheaval over this coronavirus pandemic. But Jesus is still King. Because this is true, we are still here in Prague and eager to serve those who are troubled by the news from around the world….

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March 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Church buildings, like the Cathedral of St.Vitus here, are awesome and quite inspiring. But the true Church is the body of Christ, living wherever the Lord’s disciples are gathered by His Word. After all, He is with us always to the end of time (Matthew 28:20)….

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  February 2020 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! In January, Martin and I were privileged to attend the Theological Symposia that our Fort Wayne seminary holds every year. It was especially important to attend this year as we, in part, discussed the blood-bought atonement that came through Christ’s cross. This is the heart…

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December 2019 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Advent greetings to you from the city of Prague! It may be chilly and short on sunlight here, but the Gospel of Jesus Christ warms hearts and shines light into people’s lives. We invite you to download our newsletter and read about the work here. Please,…

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  October-November 2019 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Prague doesn’t have Halloween or Thanksgiving, so little by little we have seen Christmas decorations going up, especially at retail stores like this mall in Náměstí Republiky (Republic Square). Christmas lights and foods and presents are a part of the fun of the season. As…

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    September 2019 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters   Joy-Fully Lutheran! Recently, we were able to travel to Germany for four days off. While there, we spotted this print of Martin Luther. We brought him home to our apartment in Prague. In the same way, we want to bring people here to the Gospel of…

Kaster – Czech Republic – September 2019

September 2019 Serving the Lord in Prague News from the Kasters Joy-Fully Lutheran! Recently, we were able to travel to Germany for four days off. While there, we spotted this print of Martin Luther. We brought him home to our apartment in Prague. In the same way, we want to bring people here to the Gospel of Jesus Christ (i.e.,…