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March 28, 2022

       TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF                                    VICTIMS OF WAR
The second humanitarian aid trip to Kyiv started on Wednesday, April 13, as we drove the Peugeot Boxer passenger-cargo van that was purchased for our ministry by the United Methodist Committee on Relief and the International Association for Refugees to Mukachave to pick up some food and medicine collected by our partners Radooga at their warehouse.

March 28, 2022

       TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF IDPs AND REFUGEES
Sasha and Natasha Kulbich are longtime friends fleeing the Russian genocide that has overcome their town of Bucha just 24 miles west of Kyiv.  This is their story and the cost the war has been on their lives and their gratefulness to Jesus for providing a haven for them in the interim.

March 15, 2022

        TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF IDPs AND REFUGEES
It was early in the morning on Thursday, February 24, when I was awoken from a phone call.  It was my sister informing me that Russian had just invaded Ukraine where I live.  I dressed and went to the office as usual and began my work.  We started getting emails and phone calls from Kyiv looking for a place to which to escape.  Soon our house was full, and more were coming.  I looked around our empty café and felt the Lord instruct me to set up an IDP/refugee center.  That night I returned home and shared with Marina my thoughts. 

February 21, 2022

      TRANSFORMING THE LIVES OF WIDOWS AND WIDOWERS
Many of you have been praying and/or supporting our ministry to Rroma retirees who are unable to work to survive, and because they are mostly unregistered, they receive no pensions or welfare from Ukraine.  Many give me hugs and thank us for keeping them alive.  Here are three brief stories from women who are impacted by your gifts.

January 17, 2022

                                             DISCIPLESHIP
The churches of Uzhhorod have done an amazing job of training their people in evangelism.  Each year we come together and train new believers on how to effectively share their faith with others.  It involves training, practice, and going on the streets each day to share the love of Christ for humanity with others.  By the end of the week, dozens of people have been led in a prayer of confession and a desire to follow Jesus.  But where are these people?  We rarely see them come to church.