Meet the Leslie family
Leslie Family arrived in Croatia in May of 2000. They have served for the
last decade as only Independent Baptist missionaries in the entire country
of Croatia. During this time the very first Independent Baptist church was
planted in the northern city of Čakovec. Tree
of Life Independent Baptist Church was started in 2002 and was turned over
to Brother Rajko Telebar the national pastor in 2007. The church is
currently under the leadership of Bro. Telebar and growing and learning to
The Leslies have also tried to have an active ministry to the Roma (Gyspy)
population in Croatia. The northern part of Croatia has a large Gypsy
population and they are in desperate need of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The
Leslies are currently working in 3 different villages.
Bro. Johnny Leslie has now turned his attention to the former Croatian
capitol of Croatia. Varaždin has
around 300,000 souls within it's county and not one independent Baptist
church. Please pray for Victor's Baptist Church and the Leslies as they do
their best to serve the Lord in Varaždin.
Please feel free to contact Bro. Leslie via
e-mail or you may call him at 817-405-2657.
to the website of the
Johnny Leslie Family, missionaries in Croatia, Europe. We are so glad
you stopped by and we pray you find the information you are looking for.
It is our prayer that through these pages your heart
would be burdened for the people of Croatia as much as ours are.
Please take time to view our individual presentation
video and download a prayer card. Also you can see updates about the
work here in Croatia and the Leslie Family at
Life in the Field, Bro. Leslie's blog.
If you have any questions concerning
our family, the work in Croatia or possible mission trips please feel
New Gypsy Children's Meeting
A few weeks ago we had one of the biggest problems with our bus ministry
that we've ever had. Bro. Sam and I took two vans out to a village called
Trnovec, when we got there we saw a mob of children running toward the vans.
There had to have been about 70 kids there, and we only had places for 18.