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Friends in the Foxhole

There is a striking contrast between those living a peaceful, routine, Disneylandish sort of life at home and those who must face tragic realities of war or oppression as a normal part of life. There are many accurate parralels which can be made between war and our spiritual lives as Christians, as the Church. The … Continue reading

If You Only Read One….Make It This One!

Monthly Ministry/Prayer Update The last couple weeks at camp has been one of the most fruitful and worthwhile things I have ever been involved in! To hear more just follow the link to the NEW VIDEO UPDATE. If you only ever watched just one of my video updates, please make it THIS ONE. 🙂   … Continue reading

Official Public Thanks for Everyone’s Help!

Check out the —–>MISSIONS IN THE CONCRETE JUNGLE PRESENTATION VIDEO Check out more of Mike’s artwork at Steellyfe.com If anyone is interested in a full service ethical financial advisor who can help you manage God’s money and assist with funding of a future building project in Ukraine, CONTACT MATTHEW BURNIAS @ 1-562-217-5391 Check out Thrivent … Continue reading

Spring 2012 Missions Presentation [Video Outline]

   PRESENTATION OUTLINE:   1. Play this video and take questions. (The video and presentation together take roughly one hours time.)   2. Open in prayer and introduce my wife.   3. Historical highlights of Ukraine in those things most directly influencing the modern culture today.   4. Short Bible lesson on missions within a … Continue reading

A Means to a Means to a Means

Hello everyone. Just some thoughts from the hearts on asking people for money. Have any thoughts? You’re welcome to comment below.     For anyone curious, here is a link to the missions agency which oversees our monthly financial allowance:   INTERNATIONAL MESSENGERS   Link to blog on Scriptural Support for Support Raising —>HERE   … Continue reading

PROJECT ODESSA LIFE | MISSIONS VIDEO

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PROJECT ODESSA LIFE | OFFICIAL WEST COAST SPEAKING SCHEDULE | ALL WELCOME

  Beginning in the North West in February and working my way down to San Diego and over to Phoenix by May 1st I will be conducting a number and variety of speaking engagements. The purpose and intent is foremost to give in service to the Gospel, mobilize missions, and generate prayer. There will also … Continue reading

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS ON THE WEST COAST 2012 | PROJECT ODESSA LIFE

  Okay, here is what I have.    Buddy!  I am coming to the U.S. west coast this week!  This is an opportunity for you to multiply your strategic efforts and diversy your investements in the Kingdom, by helping us in any way you can, to further God’s mission in Ukraine. Please join us, as … Continue reading

US Embassy Kiev Visa Interview | посольство СШ Киев интервью виза

A letter of complaint about the U.S. Consulate Services in Kiev My name is Jacob Nelson.  My wife is a Ukrainian citizen born and raised in Odessa.  I am a U.S. Citizen.  We live in Odessa as Christian missionaries to Ukraine’s people.  Last week my wife applied for a B-2 non-immigrant visa so she could … Continue reading

What is Eastern Orthodox Anyway?

What is Eastern Orthodox anyway?  That is actually a very good question.  Their very name means “right worship”, so it’s either true, cocky, a deception, a lie they themselves are convinced of, or perhaps almost true….but not quite.  In the west, as Evangelicals we are much more familiar with the peculiarities and nuances of the … Continue reading

A Christmas Note to Odessa & the World

This week I was upset about the fact that everywhere I go in Odessa I see Grandfather Frost decor and zero nativity sets.  I did manage to find one pretty small one of relatively poor quality.  I have since been informed that many churches do build their own.  It remains very noticeable though that communism … Continue reading

A Christmas Blog from Ukraine

It’s been one year, one month and thirty days since I crossed the Atlantic for the first time and placed my feet on Ukrainian soil.  Odessa is a charming city in its own right, hugging the Black Sea, hiding thousands of trees on the streets behind its many tall rectangular concrete buildings.  The center is … Continue reading