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Russian-Speaking Jewish Christians Rush Aid to War Victims

LOVES PARK, IL — Jewish Christians in Israel, including Russian-speaking immigrants who’ve fled the war in Ukraine, are delivering aid to traumatized Israeli families, even as rockets continue to rain down. Hamas continues to fire rockets at the Israeli coastal city of Ashkelon, where many frightened families are huddled in bomb shelters. Partnering with Illinois-based… Continue reading Russian-Speaking Jewish Christians Rush Aid to War Victims

Russia Weaponizing Religion in War on Ukraine Says Christian Persecution Watchdog

SANTA ANA, CA — Russia has been waging a brutal campaign against Christians in Ukraine since the beginning of the invasion, cautions Global Christian Relief, America’s leading watchdog of Christian persecution. Russian soldiers have destroyed, damaged or looted nearly 500 religious buildings and houses of worship in Ukraine, and killed, imprisoned or tortured at least… Continue reading Russia Weaponizing Religion in War on Ukraine Says Christian Persecution Watchdog

Russia ‘Weaponizing Religion’ in Ukraine

UKRAINE — A new report from the Institute for the Study of War claims Russia is ‘weaponizing religion’ in its conflict with Ukraine. It says Russia is persecuting churches in the occupied areas. Here’s Andrew Boyd from Release International. The report says Russian forces have closed or taken over 76 places of worship, looted or… Continue reading Russia ‘Weaponizing Religion’ in Ukraine

Russia, Ukraine Orphans ‘At Risk of Organized Crime Recruitment’

LOVES PARK, IL — Thousands of abandoned and unwanted orphans in orphanages across Russia, Ukraine and the former Soviet countries are highly vulnerable to recruitment by organized crime groups, a U.S. mission agency says. “When children turn 18 they age out of the orphanages and have to fend for themselves,” said Michael Johnson, president of… Continue reading Russia, Ukraine Orphans ‘At Risk of Organized Crime Recruitment’

Prayer for Ukraine and Russia

GALAȚI, ROMANIA — We still need to pray for peace in a Europe that is faced with the war in Ukraine. More than 8 months have passed since the Russian invasion and a ceasefire agreement has still not been reached. During this time, over 4 million people have fled the war and taken refuge in… Continue reading Prayer for Ukraine and Russia

U.S. Charity Aims to Bring Hope to 60,000 Children, Orphans in Ukraine, Russia This Christmas

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based Christian charity is ramping up its efforts to bring hope to more than 60,000 children and orphans across Ukraine, Russia and the former Soviet Union this Christmas – 10,000 more children than last year. The huge-scale, church-led Immanuel’s Child outreach supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) gives… Continue reading U.S. Charity Aims to Bring Hope to 60,000 Children, Orphans in Ukraine, Russia This Christmas

Ukrainian Christians Harassed by Russian Separatists

UKRAINE — As the front lines of war in Ukraine keep shifting, Christians from a number of Protestant churches in areas now under Russian separatist control are reporting harassment from soldiers and officials. Some say they have been forced to leave their buildings. Church leaders believe the Russians regard all Protestant churches as planted by… Continue reading Ukrainian Christians Harassed by Russian Separatists

Ukraine – Russia: Local Churches Launch Brave Aid Effort in War Zone

UKRAINE-RUSSIA: LOCAL CHURCHES LAUNCH AID IN WAR ZONE: "Unstoppable" local churches in Ukraine and Russia are launching a large-scale humanitarian outreach in the midst of war. Shown: A 2020 photo of the team delivering aid to an orphanage in the war zone. Supported by U.S.-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), the emergency response will provide food, winter clothes, blankets and medicines for thousands of at-risk people, including orphans, abandoned children, and those uprooted by the conflict.

LOVES PARK, IL — “Unstoppable” local churches in Ukraine and Russia are launching a large-scale humanitarian outreach across Ukraine as war erupts around them and many suffer. Supported by U.S.-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), the church-driven emergency response will provide food, winter clothes, blankets and medicines for thousands of at-risk people, including orphans, abandoned… Continue reading Ukraine – Russia: Local Churches Launch Brave Aid Effort in War Zone

Russian Opposition Leader Seeks Eternal Answers

VIRGINIA BEACH — With his life and freedom on the line as he challenged Russia’s dictatorial regime, Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny reached out to Christian leaders in a search for “eternal values,” a Christian minister to the former Soviet Union told CBN News. Sergey Rakhuba of Mission Eurasia, a ministry that supports the church… Continue reading Russian Opposition Leader Seeks Eternal Answers

Russia Gospel Surge ‘Is COVID Silver Lining’ as Thousands Hear About Christ

RUSSIA GOSPEL SURGE IS 'COVID SILVER LINING:' Russian Christians going door-to-door in frigid temperatures reached 25 percent more non-churchgoing children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before -- largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) says COVID is actually opening doors for the Gospel in Russia and the former Soviet Union as churches' compassion outreach melts hearts.

LOVES PARK, IL — Christians in Russia going door-to-door in the bitter cold reached thousands more children and families with the Gospel over the past few months than ever before — largely because of COVID-19. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association’s (SGA, www.sga.org) Christ Over COVID campaign and Immanuel’s Child Christmas outreach helped Russian Christians and their… Continue reading Russia Gospel Surge ‘Is COVID Silver Lining’ as Thousands Hear About Christ

A Safe Harbor in Russia

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA – Millions of children and young people live in at-risk conditions in Russia. The problem is exacerbated by the thousands of orphaned children who age out of state-run orphanages each year to make way for the thousands of children waiting to replace them. The problem is worse than you may think. “There… Continue reading A Safe Harbor in Russia

Christmas Russia Outreach on Target to Reach 50,000 Children

RUSSIA — An annual event launched by Slavic Gospel Association in 2002 — is on target to distribute Christmas gifts, children’s Bibles, and personalized ornaments to 50,000 Children in Russia. Despite lockdown restrictions SGA church partners are reaching out into hospital, orphanages and the homes of vulnerable children as part of their Immanuel’s Child outreach.… Continue reading Christmas Russia Outreach on Target to Reach 50,000 Children

Small Star, Bright Light in Russia

Vladimir Miskevich, a Russian pastor who now serves as Chief Administrator of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists, shares a moving story about a grieving Russian mother who has kept an Immanuel’s Child “Star of Bethlehem” ornament for 15 years, remarking that “The smallest things are always big enough when done for the Glory of… Continue reading Small Star, Bright Light in Russia

U.S. Christians Help ‘Save Christmas’ for Russia’s Hurting Children

U.S. CHRISTIANS 'SAVE CHRISTMAS' FOR RUSSIA'S HURTING KIDS: One of the biggest evangelical missions to Russia is calling on America's Christians to help "save Christmas" for children in dire need in the former Soviet Union. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) aims to deliver Christmas gifts, Bibles and the Gospel message to 50,000 hurting children this month through its vast network of local churches in the region.

LOVES PARK, IL — One of the biggest evangelical missions to Russia is calling on America’s Christians to help “save Christmas” for children in dire need in the COVID-ravaged former Soviet Union. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) has launched a Christmas gift blitz across 11 time zones, stretching from eastern Europe to Siberia. Thousands… Continue reading U.S. Christians Help ‘Save Christmas’ for Russia’s Hurting Children

Illinois-based Humanitarian Organization Leads Huge COVID-19 Relief Effort in Russia, Former Soviet Union

LOVES PARK, IL — An Illinois-based, international organization is leading a major humanitarian effort to feed hungry families and orphans struggling due to the economic devastation caused by COVID-19 in Russia and the former Soviet Union. Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) has served its grassroots network of 6,350 local evangelical church partners in the vast… Continue reading Illinois-based Humanitarian Organization Leads Huge COVID-19 Relief Effort in Russia, Former Soviet Union

U.S. Ministry Brings Christmas Joy to Russia’s ‘Forgotten’ Children

CHRISTMAS JOY FOR RUSSIAN ORPHANS: Across the former Soviet Union, needy and hurting children will receive gifts, children's Bibles, and a message of hope through Immanuel's Child, a Christmas outreach spearheaded by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org). SGA has a sign-up page on its website and a new video for churches and individuals in the U.S. that want to get involved.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based evangelical mission that partners with local churches to serve orphans, widows, and others in need across Russia and the former Soviet Union aims to share the true meaning and hope of Christmas with 50,000 needy ‘forgotten’ children this year. From Russia’s capital Moscow to the Siberian wastelands — and… Continue reading U.S. Ministry Brings Christmas Joy to Russia’s ‘Forgotten’ Children

Slavic Gospel Association Surprises Russian Healthcare Heroes with ‘Love in Action’

RUSSIAN CHRISTIANS SPUR 'LOVE IN ACTION:' Supported by Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org), evangelical Christians in Russia and the former Soviet Union have distributed groceries to provide more than 1.5 million free meals and a message of God's love to families facing hunger -- including frontline medical workers caring for COVID-19 patients.

LOVES PARK, IL — The Slavic Gospel Association (SGA) helped Evangelical Christians in Russia and the former Soviet Union to provide more than 1.5 million free meals to families facing hunger due to COVID-19 — even surprising frontline healthcare workers with food packages and a message of God’s love. “We’d like to share with you… Continue reading Slavic Gospel Association Surprises Russian Healthcare Heroes with ‘Love in Action’

Coronavirus: Churches Rush to Aid Russia’s Hungry as Crisis Deepens

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission to Russia and the former Soviet Union today announced its on-the-ground church taskforce has distributed more than 500,000 meals to desperate families as Russia’s coronavirus infections hit a new high. Russia has jumped to third place behind the U.S. and Brazil in new infections, now officially at more… Continue reading Coronavirus: Churches Rush to Aid Russia’s Hungry as Crisis Deepens

‘Christ Over COVID’ Calls for Global Prayer as Coronavirus Ravages Russia, Former Soviet Nations

Slavic Gospel Association launches international prayer campaign; responds to coming avalanche of spiritual and humanitarian needs LOVES PARK — With on-the-ground reports indicating Russia’s coronavirus peak is less than two weeks away, a pioneering ministry to the former Soviet bloc today launched a global campaign – “Christ Over COVID: Much Prayer, Much Power” – calling… Continue reading ‘Christ Over COVID’ Calls for Global Prayer as Coronavirus Ravages Russia, Former Soviet Nations

North Koreans in Russia & China Headed Home

MOSCOW – This is not an article about a missionary agency, a missionary project, or a faith-based organization. It is about people of whom we are mostly unaware. People who need the Lord. People who need our prayers. The purpose of this article is to raise our collective awareness and encourage us to pray.Something significant… Continue reading North Koreans in Russia & China Headed Home

Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities’ Detainment of Church Members

Several hundred Russian churches have hosted World Cup 2018 game screenings and other soccer-related events, distributing special-edition Scriptures and other literature, during a nationwide outreach during the tournament.

Partner churches open their doors and find ‘new courage and boldness’ for evangelism as Mission Eurasia’s initiative ends amid religious freedom ban WHEATON, Ill. — Hundreds of churches in Russia are preparing to end an innovative World Cup 2018 outreach on a high note this week, despite opposition from authorities. As the world’s most popular… Continue reading Innovative World Cup Outreach Scores Big Despite Russian Authorities’ Detainment of Church Members

Ministry Leverages World Cup Matches to Compete for Souls As Russian Government Cracks Down on Christian Evangelism

Although open evangelism now illegal, Mission Eurasia will work with churches in Russia for creative Scripture distribution campaign WHEATON, Ill.—Because open evangelism in Russia is now illegal, Mission Eurasia—a ministry equipping and mobilizing the next generation of Christian leaders in the region—will capitalize on a closing window of opportunity. The campaign will enlist Russian evangelical… Continue reading Ministry Leverages World Cup Matches to Compete for Souls As Russian Government Cracks Down on Christian Evangelism

Mission Eurasia Using Unique World Cup Outreach in Russia

MOSCOW – The 2018 FIFA World Cup soccer competition began today in Russia with the home team winning its and the tournament’s opening match before a crowd of 78,011 avid fans. The tournament will include 32 national teams competing in a total of 64 matches in 12 different cities, including Volgograd, Kaliningrad, Sochi, and Saint… Continue reading Mission Eurasia Using Unique World Cup Outreach in Russia

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5 Women Killed in Russian Church Shooting

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On Sunday, members of a Russian Orthodox church were celebrating the start of Lent when a gunman opened fire on the congregation. Fox News reports, “The shooting unfolded outside a church in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 people on the border with Chechnya. The Russian news agency TASS cited Svetlana Petrenko of the Investigative… Continue reading 5 Women Killed in Russian Church Shooting

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SOAR Reaches Russian Orphans with Easter Gift Baskets

KENAI, Alaska – In partnership with local Russian evangelical churches, SOAR International is planning to distribute Easter gift baskets to orphaned children in Far Eastern Russia in Communities across the Bering Sea from Nome, Alaska. SOAR (Service & Outreach Alaska to Russia) began its ministries to Russian in the Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, but now has… Continue reading SOAR Reaches Russian Orphans with Easter Gift Baskets

Russia Won’t Return Crimea

Photo by Alexander Noskin Russia refuses to return Crimea to Ukraine, despite the fact the United States asked them to return the territory. Haaretz reports, “Russia will not return Crimea to Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday, a day after the White House said U.S. President Donald Trump expects Moscow to do so.”… Continue reading Russia Won’t Return Crimea

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Russia Attacks Ukraine on 25th Anniversary of Independence

By Qypchak In late August of 2016, Russia attacked Ukraine while it was celebrating its Independence from the former USSR. CNN reports, “On the day of his country’s 25th anniversary of independence from the Soviet Union, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is warning that Russian President Vladimir Putin wants ‘the whole Ukraine’ to be part of… Continue reading Russia Attacks Ukraine on 25th Anniversary of Independence

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Russia’s abortion bans to remember Biblical ‘slaughter of the innocents’ for one day

On January 11, there was an abortion ban headed by the Russian Orthodox Church. According to LifeSite, “The Russian Orthodox Church diocese in the city of Yaroslavl declared 11 January a ‘day of silence without abortions’, and said it had the support of the region’s health department. Abortion is legal in Russia and the cost… Continue reading Russia’s abortion bans to remember Biblical ‘slaughter of the innocents’ for one day

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Russia’s new anti-terror legislation infringes on Christian ministries

By Laban66 – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10403927 The Vladimir Putin-led Russian government recently passed sweeping anti-terror legislation that reduces all citizen’s rights to privacy while potentially infringing on the right of Christians to engage in missions. “It could stop missionary activity to anybody but representatives, registered organizations and groups,” said Joel Griffith of… Continue reading Russia’s new anti-terror legislation infringes on Christian ministries

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Ukraine violence in Russian conflict claims 10,000 lives, injures 21,000

The invasion of Ukraine by Russia in 2014 has claimed 10,000 lives and injured more than 21,000, according to the United Nations. During an emergency Security Council meeting in April, the warring nations blamed each other for the ongoing conflict. The United States, France and Britain hold Russia responsible for the conflict. In February 2015,… Continue reading Ukraine violence in Russian conflict claims 10,000 lives, injures 21,000

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Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

WASHINGTON and FORT WORTH, TX — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Eastern European Mission (EEM) have signed a new agreement to provide 71,000 adult, 8,500 teen and 34,500 child-friendly Bibles to seven PFI national affiliates across Eastern Europe, which will be distributed to prisoners and their families in the months and years to come. The… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International and Eastern European Mission Partner to Distribute More Than 100,000 Bibles and Scripture Resources

Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

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UZHHOROD, UKRAINE — All Hands and Hearts (AHAH), a non-profit organization that provides community-inspired, volunteer-powered disaster relief to international communities, has launched a crisis relief program in Western Ukraine two years after Russia’s brutal invasion. Since the invasion, All Hands and Hearts has been addressing the unique needs of Ukrainian refugees and internally displaced people… Continue reading Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

As Rockets ‘The Size of Double Decker Buses’ Pound Lviv, Ukrainian Team Risks Everything to Bring iBIBLE to Life

LVIV, UKRAINE — In the heart of Ukraine’s war-torn landscape, men maneuver stealthily through the darkness on their way to work, careful to avoid security checkpoints where they would be detained and sent to the front lines of the ongoing war with Russia. Some of them do this to make their way to an office… Continue reading As Rockets ‘The Size of Double Decker Buses’ Pound Lviv, Ukrainian Team Risks Everything to Bring iBIBLE to Life

Ukraine War Survivor Overcomes Cancer to Help Traumatized Israelis

ISRAEL: CANCER 'WON'T STOP US SHARING GOD'S LOVE:' Ukrainian-born missionary pastor Yura and his wife Luda, who is battling Stage 4 cancer, are reaching out to suffering Israelis living on the frontline of the war, near the Gaza border. They're leaders of a Russian-speaking evangelical church in Israel supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org)

LOVES PARK, IL — A Ukrainian couple facing their own life-and-death battle with advanced cancer are helping others suffering from anxiety and despair on the frontline of the Israel-Hamas war. Ukrainian-born Jew Yura, 51, and his wife Luda, 53, who has undergone major surgeries and multiple rounds of chemotherapy to treat Stage 4 cancer, left… Continue reading Ukraine War Survivor Overcomes Cancer to Help Traumatized Israelis

The Renewal Initiative Launches Global Mission To Restore Dignity, Hope In Despair-Ravaged Places

WASHINGTON — Organizers are pleased to announce the launch of The Renewal Initiative (TRI), a dynamic nonprofit organization committed to restoring dignity and hope where it has been stolen or lost. TRI aims to rejuvenate lives and communities grappling with adversity via compassion, advocacy, relief efforts and education. “There’s no shortage of awful things happening in… Continue reading The Renewal Initiative Launches Global Mission To Restore Dignity, Hope In Despair-Ravaged Places

More than 10,000 People attend Evangelistic Campaign in Camagüey, Cuba

CAMAGÜEY, CUBA — In the vibrant city of Camagüey, Cuba, the impactful “Bible Event” took place, an evangelistic campaign that gathered more than 10,000 people. With the participation of various Christian denominations, including the Baptist Church and the Assemblies of God in the province, the event was marked by a message preached by a Russian… Continue reading More than 10,000 People attend Evangelistic Campaign in Camagüey, Cuba

‘Wonder, Hope of Christmas’ Comes to Kids Caught in Israel, Ukraine Wars

'HOPE OF CHRISTMAS' COMES TO ISRAEL, UKRAINE: American Christians are supporting the annual Immanuel's Child Christmas program that will deliver gifts and a "star of hope" to as many as 75,000 needy children this festive season, including those living on the frontline of wars in Israel and Ukraine.

LOVES PARK, IL — A unique Christmas program is bringing the gift of hope to thousands of children caught in the devastating wars in Israel and Ukraine. American Christians are supporting the annual Christmas campaign called Immanuel’s Child that will deliver gifts and a “star of hope” to as many as 75,000 needy children this… Continue reading ‘Wonder, Hope of Christmas’ Comes to Kids Caught in Israel, Ukraine Wars

Why Hamas’ Rockets Will Not Stop the Gospel

ASHKELON, ISRAEL – Every time the air-raid sirens sound, I have to interrupt my work of sharing the Gospel with my Israeli neighbors and dash to the nearest bomb shelter. For me, there is no more vital task in Israel right now than sharing the hope of the Good News of Jesus Christ as our… Continue reading Why Hamas’ Rockets Will Not Stop the Gospel

Rebuilding Lives in South Ukraine

SOUTH UKRAINE — In November 2022 Kherson in South Ukraine hit the news when it was liberated after the Russian occupation. A year later families living in a nearby village are rebuilding their lives in South Ukraine thanks to support from Christian charities like Mercy Projects More than a year after this village near Rson… Continue reading Rebuilding Lives in South Ukraine

Wycliffe Associates Follows Bible Translation with Distribution of Printed Scripture, New Testaments

Wycliffe partners celebrate the arrival of Bibles in their village. Photo by WycliffeAssociates.org

ORLANDO, FL — Wycliffe Associates, an international organization that empowers mother-tongue Bible translators and partners with local churches in the advancement of Bible translation, is working with churches and translation partners to print and distribute newly translated Scripture. In one village in Southern Africa, the Wycliffe Associates team distributed the first-ever New Testaments in the… Continue reading Wycliffe Associates Follows Bible Translation with Distribution of Printed Scripture, New Testaments

Solar-Powered ‘Lifeline’ Brings Ray of Hope to ‘Discouraged’ Ukrainians

CHURCHES PROVIDE SOLAR-POWERED 'LIFELINE' IN UKRAINE: Illinois-based mission Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) has supplied 40 solar-powered "survival systems" that local churches in Ukraine use to provide phone-charging stations and emergency lighting as drones relentlessly target the nation's power grid.

LOVES PARK, IL — Churches in Ukraine are using portable solar-powered “survival systems” to bring relief and hope to those without electricity as drones relentlessly target the nation’s power grid. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) — an evangelical mission that has been supporting local churches in the region for decades — has supplied 40… Continue reading Solar-Powered ‘Lifeline’ Brings Ray of Hope to ‘Discouraged’ Ukrainians

Mobile Dentistry Ministry Continues in Kyiv Region

KYIV, UKRAINE — For more than a year now, the team from the charitable mobile dentistry ministry with Kyiv Messianic Jewish Congregation has been traveling around the Kyiv region in Ukraine, providing people affected by the war with qualified medical care. On average, the team sees more than 20 people a day, and in total,… Continue reading Mobile Dentistry Ministry Continues in Kyiv Region

U.S. Mission Spotlights Crisis of Ukraine’s ‘50,000 Social Orphans’

SLAVIC GOSPEL ASSOCIATION SUPPORTS EFFORT TO AID UKRAINE'S '50,000 SOCIAL ORPHANS:' As many as 50,000 "social orphans" in Ukraine, children who've been abandoned or severely neglected by their parents, desperately need to know someone cares. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) is responding to the escalating crisis.

LOVES PARK, IL — The war in Ukraine has caused a dramatic surge in the number of “social orphans,” according to a U.S.-based organization responding to an escalating crisis of child abandonment. Ukrainian church leaders estimate there are as many as 50,000 “hidden” social orphans, children barely surviving under the radar who’ve been abandoned or… Continue reading U.S. Mission Spotlights Crisis of Ukraine’s ‘50,000 Social Orphans’

CityServe Family Center to open in Ukraine for families affected by war

The location of the upcoming CityServe Family Center in Kyiv, Ukraine (Photo credit: CityServe International)

BAKERSFIELD, CA — This month, CityServe International will have a grand opening for their new CityServe Family Center in Kyiv, Ukraine. In partnership with churches in Ukraine, this family center will serve to heal the multi-generational trauma of a war that has already claimed over 20,000 Ukrainian lives, including many civilians. The grand opening ceremony… Continue reading CityServe Family Center to open in Ukraine for families affected by war

Ukraine: ‘Kids of War’ Grapple with Trauma, Life-Changing Injuries

UKRAINE: 'KIDS OF WAR' FACE LIFE-CHANGING INJURIES: Ten-year-old Maryna kneels beside her bed and prays for the war in Ukraine to end. "Like thousands of children across Ukraine, Maryna is suffering the long-term effects of modern warfare," says Michael Johnson, president of Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org).

LOVES PARK, IL — Ten-year-old Maryna kneels beside her bed and prays for the war in Ukraine to end. For Maryna, the horrors of war have already left lifelong scars. Surgeons had to amputate her crushed leg after a shell exploded next to her home. Now she wears a prosthetic. Any loud noise brings her… Continue reading Ukraine: ‘Kids of War’ Grapple with Trauma, Life-Changing Injuries

Samaritan’s Purse Helping After Dam Collapse in Ukraine

SOUTHERN UKRAINE — A recent dam collapse has added to the hardships facing the resilient Ukrainian people. On June 6, the Kakhovka Dam caved in after a significant explosion, unleashing the waters of the nation’s largest reservoir on tens of thousands of people in southern Ukraine. Samaritan’s Purse quickly responded with critically needed relief for… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Helping After Dam Collapse in Ukraine

Ukrainian Mother Shares the Terrors of War

UKRAINE —Kseniya, a Ukrainian mother, shares the terror she and her family experienced during recent bombings. Samaritan’s Purse is helping to provide food for Kseniya and other families in the war-torn country. Kseniya – Ukrainian Mother: Our ears popped and buzzed. We were sitting in the cellar when the cellar shuddered. You can’t mistake explosions… Continue reading Ukrainian Mother Shares the Terrors of War

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