On August 18th our church is planning to baptize about 12 people. We will gather on the shore of the Black Sea at 8:30 am where we will hold a short service and do the baptism.
On any given Sunday morning around 10:30 you’ll find a man taking up his usual spot in the church sanctuary.
It’s no secret that the Church has a hard time holding onto her youth! David Kinnaman of the Barna Group says that of Christians in the 18-25 age category 38% have significantly doubted their faith and 59% have dropped out!
Today we had the privilege of visiting Skiniya (Tabernacle) Church. This group of Jesus followers meets in a Christian bookstore in downtown Odessa.
Have you ever woken up on Sunday morning and just not felt like going to church? I have and in those moments I can usually come up with a few great reasons why I shouldn’t go to church.
Yesterday about 400 people showed up for a unique service at our church. We held the meeting outdoors to accommodate the large # of guests,
Last Sunday our family visited the church in the small village of Makarova. It is a farm land so they have lots of ducks and geese and many more animals there.
Abortion was extremely common in Soviet times. Today the rate is somewhat lower than it was 20 years ago, however,
At our church, Nadezhda Lyudyam (Hope For People), every Saturday, there is an English club called “Club OK!” We invite teens and kids to learn the language better.
Recently Christina brought ice cream bars home. After glancing at the picture on the package I excitedly ripped it open only to reveal something not quite as enticing on the inside!
Yes, you read that right, It’s my third marriage and that doesn’t included the two marriages I had in the US before moving to Ukraine.