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PROJECT ODESSA LIFE | MISSIONS VIDEO

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Odessa, Ukraine, and the World | Then ’til Now | Part I

Today Ukraine’s population is primarily Slavic, whether Russian, Ukrainian, or Polish.  The Slavs have been here since day one, whenever that was, inhabiting this forrested plain region above the Black Sea, with Mountain ranges jutting up along the east and west side.  In times B.C. the Slavs which occupied the area today known as Ukraine, … 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

Financing Update

Just a hello and an encouragement to our financial team furthering God’s work in Odessa through us. Note: James Freeman was a Unitarian.  Beware!  🙂

Monthly Ministry Update ~ October 2011

“He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the LORD.” Pv 18:22 Last week the main teaching was on premarital counseling. Lera and I got some healthy review. It may come in handy when counseling others. Going over things like danger signs, love, expectations, finances, and communication. We were asked … Continue reading