Stories from the mission field

Reflecting on 2022, Called for 2023.

As 2022 comes to an end we wanted to share a recap of some of the things that happened at KMUSA this year.   From Keith Wilkins, Director of Training, “This year in KMUSA Training, along with our always ongoing training of individuals to equip them for the field, we organized and led a weekend-long retreat for those in our pipeline. Thirteen missionary candidates came together with our KM Base Team to prepare for the field. Many of our training sessions are carried out online, but we also held in-person training events in Minnesota, multiple ones in Tennessee and Missouri, …

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Why Do Missions in Europe in 2023?

Why Missions in Europe in 2023? In the past, the reasons for doing mission work in any country around the world were mostly based on the huge needs of the people in that country. Something like this: If there was a huge humanitarian need, the Christians’ response would be to send missionaries to meet that need, and they would also take the gospel with them. If there was not much humanitarian need, the interest level for doing missions there was lower, but the need for the gospel or churches there might be enough to get a few missionaries to go …

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Olschowy, Ute

Brett & Heather Seybold My wife Heather and I have two amazing daughters; Fiona who is 17 and Noelle who is about to turn 13. They were both born in Germany while we served there for about a decade. Heather works as a German teacher at a local high school in Mt. Juliet, TN where we reside. I manage KAPOL which consists of much evangelism, mentoring, traveling & speaking, writing, providing resources for Christians & congregations internationally, and engaging in many lengthy dialogues with many people from diverse backgrounds and faiths. Fiona enjoys Cross Country, working on her car, hanging …

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Peanut Butter Cookie Cake from Mary Ellis

Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe from the country they serve in that we could share with our supporters. Some of these dishes are made in celebrations and others to share in small groups. We want to encourage you to make these dishes with your family this holiday season and to be reminded of and praying for our KMUSA missionaries serving in Europe!  Today we share a recipe from Mary Ellis serving in Germany! Mary serves in Cafe Story which gives her an opportunity to use food to connect with the people of East Germany. …

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Kürbiscremesuppe  – Pumpkin Soup

Kürbiscremesuppe Pumpkin soup is one of the classic autumn dishes of eastern Austria and is usually made with locally-grown pumpkins. It can be found at every fall wedding and on every menu in restaurants. It’s warm and savory and mostly vegetables! Prayer: Please pray for our little church in Mistelbach, Austria. Pray that we stay motivated for the gospel and enthusiastic for church. We would love some new people to join us. Recipe #1  Ingredients: A pat of Butter 1/2 of an Onion, finely chopped 1 Garlic Clove, finely chopped 1/4 cup of dry White Wine 1 + 1/2 cups of …

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German Waffles from the Hodges

Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe from the country they serve in that we could share with our supporters. Some of these dishes are made for celebrations and others to share in small groups. We want to encourage you to make these dishes with your family this holiday season and to be reminded of and pray for our KMUSA missionaries serving in Europe!   Today we share a recipe from the Hodges serving in Germany!  “Please pray that we would enjoy the time and pour into the current seminary students at Theologisches Seminar Rheinland.  Enduring a …

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Missionary Recipes

German Beef Rouladen from the Crabtrees Serving in Germany

German Beef Rouladen from the Crabtrees Serving in Germany Rouladen is a classical German recipe consisting of thinly ...
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Zupfkuchen from Mary Ellis serving in Germany

Zupfkuchen from Mary Ellis serving in Germany Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe ...
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Peanut Butter Cookie Cake from Mary Ellis

Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe from the country they serve in that ...
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Kürbiscremesuppe  – Pumpkin Soup

Kürbiscremesuppe Pumpkin soup is one of the classic autumn dishes of eastern Austria and is usually made with ...
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German Waffles from the Hodges

Recently we asked our missionaries to share with us a recipe from the country they serve in that ...
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Millionaire’s Shortbread from the Bales

Millionaire's Shortbread by Author Sam Merritt A sweet treat so decadently rich it's been named "Millionaire's Shortbread". Course: ...
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TALES FROM THE TRIP (stories from our tripsters)

Check-In w/ The Bales’

Check-In w/ The Bales’  Q: What has been going on in your ministry for the last 7 months? A:  7 months ago, we started our support-raising journey for our family to plant a church in Edinburgh, Scotland.  Q: What exciting ...
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GoConnect Update: Benjamin Benhardt

GoConnect Update: Benjamin Benhardt Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a ...
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GoConnect Update: Rachel Anderson

GoConnect Update: Rachel Anderson   Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for ...
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GoConnect Update: Talitha Kopp

GoConnect Update: Talitha Kopp Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a ...
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Full Time Missionary Update: the Swains

Here is an update from the Swains, who have been long-term missionaries for nearly 5 years in the Republic of Ireland! If you are someone considering becoming a long-term missionary, KMUSA wants to help you with this journey! One of ...
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GoConnect Trip: Jacob & Justice Carmichael

Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but not sure ...
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GoConnect Trip: Lydia Schäfer (Lydia is married to Daniel Schäfer)

Whether you’re a college student looking for a summer internship, a recent graduate not sure where God is calling you to next, or someone who knows they’re called to the mission field and have for a while but not sure ...
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GoConnect Trip: The Coonces

Are you someone considering a short-term mission trip or internship? Here is a recent update from the Coonces who went on a GoConnect short trip with Kontaktmission USA. For more information about how this could be you, check out gokmusa.org! ...
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Romania

Experience KM's dynamic Romania ministry through the exciting fast-paced summer activities of the believers and churches. The summer holds many opportunities to reach out to the youth in Romania and teach them about Christ.   Participate in church activities on ...
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Latvia Summer Camp

Engage with local kids and serve with a very international team on a beautiful horse camp in the middle of the forest in Latvia. This camp has all the activities one hopes for in a summer camp, plus horseback riding! ...
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Neues Leben (Germany) English Camp

This camp is held on a Bible College campus in a beautiful area of far western Germany. Use YOUR English (and do real evangelism) in a fun and exciting camp setting. Just like regular summer camp in the U.S., with ...
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Build Your Own Trip (Ireland, Germany & Belgium, for example)

You've got a chance to make this trip really count - get creative!    The great thing about our GoConnect trips is that they are completely customizable. Kontaktmission truly believes it is important for you to experience real mission work, ...
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B.A.D. Survey Trip

Explore ministries in Belgium, Austria and Deutschland (aka Germany, hence the name B.A.D.). Travel by car to many different cities in each country to learn about the history, culture, current church culture, and ministries in each location. You will have ...
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Greece

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to walk where the Apostle Paul preached and taught in Philippi and Thessaloniki? Ever think about what those cities are like now, so many years after the new churches were thriving? ...
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Crash Weekend

Most summer trips and internships begin in Wüstenrot, Germany, where you will spend time with our leaders at our headquarters at our annual CrashKurs (in English we usually call it the “Crash Weekend”). This extraordinary event brings people from multiple ...
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