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

Monthly Ministry/Prayer Update | March 2012

“But I discipline my body and keep it under control, lest after preaching to others I myself should be disqualified.” 1 Corinthians 9:27 *To see our SPECIFIC PRAYER REQUESTS, scroll to the bottom. Thank you for praying! There was a man full of the Spirit who went to preach. He prayed and prepared and studied … Continue reading

101 Uniquenesses I Noticed in Beautiful Ukraine

   BATHROOMS    1. Toilets in Ukraine are almost always smaller than toilets in America. Perhaps this is to conserve space or money spent on porcelain. Toilets, or “squatters” can sometimes be found in the floor, or even lacking a seat. I have no idea how the babushkas and dadushkas (grandmas & grandpas) can handle … 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




  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

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

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

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

Ukraine a Step Closer to Undemocracy?

Although I do enjoy very much learning about the faith of the founding fathers of America, I have never been one who’s much for politics.  All my life I have found them to be a tremendous bore.  Not to mention I have a hard time trusting any of them.  Maturing in age I see more … Continue reading

Monthly Ministry Update ~ July 2011 Am I Called to the Ministry?

In Ukraine: Well, ministry as a couple in Ukraine won’t officially begin at this point until we begin the Missionary Training Center in Sept. I know my wife, over in that hemisphere, was blessed by her grades on her finals exams, was able to work with a team from World Racers inviting pedestrians to our … Continue reading

Ministries in Ukraine: Directory

Ministries in Ukraine: Directory   I thought it might be beneficial to compile a directory of ministries I’m familiar with and are doing good for God’s glory in Ukraine. More will be added as times goes on and I am graced to become acquainted with more brothers and sisters in the faith.     Agape … Continue reading