Merry Christmas (H?id J?ule) from Estonia! Lea and I just got back from a great Christmas celebration with her family. I got to play the part of p?kkepikk - the gnome who hands out the presents. In Estonia, you have to recite a poem, sing a song or do some other sort of performance in … Continue reading H?id J?ule!
All summer long we have been hearing rumblings from the East about imbalanced portrayals of the Russian government at the hands of the Baltic states and unfair treatment of Russian minorities. A recent mission prayer calendar issued by my own denomination even indicated that mistreatment of Russian minorities in the Baltics may well amount to … Continue reading Baltic Bullies: Fear or Smear?