• Integration in the new Europe

    Those of us living in the European Union are coming to terms with the outcomes of the elections for our Parliament. We are also breathing a collective sigh of relief that the Czech Presidency of the EU is coming to an end very soon now and we will be in the safe and serious hands of the Swedish Government for the rest of the year.  No more sarcastic art works like David Cerny’s Entropa in Brussels, which portrays Bulgaria as a toilet, Romania as a Dracula theme-park and France as a country on strike! No more of Czech President Klaus telling all European leaders there is no such thing as…

  • Diamond Jubilee!

    Apologies for a bit of a silence on the blog, but it’s been terribly busy: IBTS was at its festive best with the community celebrating the Diamond Jubilee of our institution, holding a Graduation ceremony, a birthday party and a service of thanksgiving. Over 150 people gathered at the Jenerálka campus to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee at the conclusion of the 60th Academic Year. The President and General Secretary of the EBF, Toma Magda and Tony Peck, led an assembly of alumni from Rüschlikon and Prague, members of the Board of Trustees, friends of the seminary, volunteers, staff, students and community in a whole series of special events over a four…