Jany & Lenka Šimočko

Jany & Lenka ŠimočkoJany has been living an active faith since she was 16 years old. God worked on his heart and later began to work with the youth. 2 years later, Jany joined the team, where he helped organize the first English camp in Prešov. In 2006, Jany became the leader of these evangelistic English camps as well as … Read More

Darina Malá

Darina MaláDarina is passionate about music, helping other Christians grow deeper in a relationship with God, as well as reaching out to young people. She has been involved in youth ministry since high school, but it became more intentional after a one-year stay at the Danish Pentecostal Bible College in 2006. She became a team member of her church’s KECY … Read More

Mark & Amy Chase

Mark & Amy ChaseThe Chase family moved to Slovakia in 2012. Many years earlier, while Mark and Amy were students at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, God began stirring in their hearts a desire to see the region of Central and Eastern Europe reached for Christ. After twenty years of full-time worship ministry in Colorado, God ignited this desire in … Read More

David & Daniela Kostlán

David & Daniela KostlánDavid grew up in a Christian family in the Czech Republic and has always been fascinated with the relationship between the Church and society. During high school, he experienced a miraculous youth revival in his local church. Later, he went to study sociology, beginning in Prague and finishing in Bratislava. And there he stayed, for that was … Read More

Eva Sucháčová

Eva SucháčováEva joined TCKompas in 2011 after participating as a student at the School of Youth Leaders. This school changed her view of ministry. It was there that Eva learned about discipleship for the first time. After receiving her Master’s degree in Marketing, Mass Media, and Advertising, she joined Josiah Venture full-time and, since then, has worked on various projects … Read More

Josh & Alica Howard

Josh & Alica HowardJosh is from Fort Wayne, Indiana and has been working in various roles for TCKompas since May of 2011. These roles have included: Fusion (both on a national and local level), the Intern Director for Slovakia,  leading small groups and discipling young men. Alica, was born in Presov, Slovakia and came to Christ at a TCKompas Kecy … Read More

Ed & Wendi Rumbold

Ed & Wendi RumboldEd and Wendi moved to Slovakia with their five kids in January of 2010.  Ed’s heart was first stirred for the youth of Eastern Europe in 1998 when he came over for six months to do English Camps.  When he went back to America and married Wendi, he told her about the unity of Josiah Venture and … Read More

Peter & Eva Hrubo

Peter & Eva HruboPeter and Eva met while attending college in Žilina during the communist era. Together they were involved in pioneering the youth ministry in their local church. Married shortly after the Velvet Revolution, Eva began to minister to college students in InterVarsity. After four years of working as a business manager, Peter received a clear calling from God … Read More

Peter & Katarína Michalčík

Peter & Katarína MichalčíkPeter started full-time ministry with Training Center Kompas (Josiah Venture’s partner organization in Slovakia) in 2004. Prior to this, Peter was a physics teacher and spent his free time with his youth group. Passionate about sharing Christ with non-believers, he and his youth group organized their first English camp in 2003, where 16 of his students and … Read More

Juraj & Miriam Šimočko

Juraj & Miriam ŠimočkoAs a pastor’s kid, Miriam was 14 years old when she personally accepted Christ. Since then, she has been helping with ministry in her local church. She came into contact with the ministry of TCKompas (JV Slovakia) through attending KPM (the annual conference for youth workers) and organizing English camps for many years. These experiences resulted in … Read More