Apr
27
2017

It has been the great blessing and privilege of the Singing Men of Texas (North Central) to experience wonderful mission efforts to the great land of Ukraine. April 2017 marks the fourth time since 2010 that the choir and orchestra has partnered with evangelist Michael Gott to various cities across Ukraine, singing concerts and presenting […]

Mar
30
2017

It had been a frightening and intense seven days for Sam Buliga and his five Christian brothers. Their escape plan from Communist Romania was supposed to take three days. Now, after seven grueling days, four of which were without food, then swimming the mile across the Danube, they lay in exhausted heaps on the Yugoslavian […]

Mar
11
2017

Sam Buliga lay in the edge of the forest on the Romanian side of the Danube River in the late-night hours of the summer of 1988. He was desperately looking across to Yugoslavia and freedom. Sam was waiting for the moment that he and five friends would make their daring escape from the oppression of […]

Feb
25
2017

Sam Buliga had two years left at the University of Timisoara when a man arrived and told the school officials that he should not be allowed to graduate. If he graduated, someone was to be fired. “It was really bad for me,” Sam remembers. “But I worked really hard and graduated.” He had been told […]

Feb
16
2017

In my last post, I explained how Sam Buliga graduated high school in Communist Romania despite the constant ridicule of teachers and students and the incessant harassment toward he and his family by the Securitate, the Romanian Secret Police. These thugs had assured Sam’s father that because he did not become an informant for them, […]