Posts Tagged Business as Mission

Bulgaria: Orion Clinic, RPI, and Correct-L

Wednesday we left Albania however I accidentally brought a souvenir with me. We left the hotel at 4 AM for our 6AM flight and in my sleepy haste I took the key with me. The giant paper weight attached to the key to prevent such incidents nearly caused an international security breach as we passed [...]

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A Little Bit Country

Just when I had rid myself of the habit of getting lost in Sofia, we left for a new location. For the month of July, we have relocated to Gabrovo, a small town in central Bulgaria where Peter and Ellie have a small cottage. Before we came here, friends from Sofia alerted me that people [...]

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Albania: Radio 7 and Kingdom Farming

After a short and insightful trip to Romania, I looked forward to spending a few nights in one spot. Sunday we arrived in Tirana, the country’s capital, and drove about 45 minutes to our hotel in Durres. The view was spectacular from our hotel facing the Adriatic coastline; however it was appropriately located in the [...]

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Romania: Truck Repairs

As part of my internship at Integra U.S.A., I have the incredible opportunity to visit Romania, Albania, and Bulgaria. On this trip I will have a chance to see up close the companies and entrepreneurs that I have been working for from the office. The beginning of our trip seemed like one never ending day. [...]

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God Works in Mysterious Ways and Bad Directions

Hello my name is Jack Quinn (unfortunately, I must admit, no relation to Integra Board member Bob Quinn). I have just finished my sophomore year at DePauw University and feel very blessed to be working at the Integra USA office in my hometown of Wheaton, IL. This is now my 4th week here and I [...]

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Finding Joy in Relationships

Being settled here in Sofia certainly has its perks. While some things have lost their “new and exciting” glow, it is remarkably satisfying to be able to navigate my way through to city to meetings with students and to now know enough Bulgarian to ask market vendors for things without having to officially acknowledge that [...]

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Christian Business: Bringing Glory Through Excellence

For the last few weeks the city of Sofia has been slowly emptying as almost everybody leaves for a week or two to go on summer holiday. The city of two million literally loses almost half of its population in these hot summer months to the Black Sea, where everyone goes to rest and get [...]

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Greetings from the Intern

Jeremiah, an U.S. Intern working in Bulgaria for the year, shares and will continue to share, firsthand some of the work Integra Bulgaria is doing…    Greetings from Sofia, Bulgaria, my name is Jeremiah and I am an intern in the Integra Bulgaria office. I will be a senior at Wheaton College when I return [...]

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Walk Alongside and Join the Conversation

      13 Now that same day two of them were going to a village called Emmaus, about seven miles [a] from Jerusalem. 14 They were talking with each other about everything that had happened. 15 As they talked and discussed these things with each other, Jesus himself came up and walked along with [...]

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The New Wave!

After lots of talking and planning the Integra blog is finally up and running!

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