April 25, 2013

Windows are in process

One more wonderful blessing we have!As our project with windows is still in process.Windows we ordered, are ready already and have been delivered to the orphanage.They are in process of instaling!Praise God!

 Workers are working hard to instal its.



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Older, young boys helped to remove old windows.


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Some boys helped to bring building materials




Some sweet children took out garbage



Another precious souls worked with potatoes.

So excited to share with you new beautiful instaled  windows!When everything will be done.Hope next week.
Thank you so much, who helped to make it possible and bring awesome blessing to sweet boys!God bless you!!!


April 23, 2013

Awesome blessing and congratulations!

We are so excited and so amazed!God`s mercy and love is so great and so astonishing!

Almost the half year ago we asked you  pray for brother Misha trouble he had.Many of you know but some no.It could affect our local church and orphan`s ministry very seriously for many long years.It is even impossible to imagine what would happen...
Brother Misha COULD BE deported from Ukraine to Russia for many years!!!Because he wasn't the citizen of Ukraine and his passport wasn't registered in special services. I know. All this sounds strange. We ourselves still can not understand how it happened. But imagine his shock. When pastor arrived to Ukraine many years ago, a bit later he made the Ukrainian passport and nationality. And about 15 or 16 years later he casually learns that his passport isn't registered in general and Misha isn't the citizen of Ukraine. In such cases is only deportation!  
Thoughts were confused, he couldn't understand how all this occurred. Why? How it can be? After all, everything was made lawfully! Imagine what huge there was his shock. What would you do? 
When brother Misha rushed to resolve this issue, learned that all people died, which were somehow connected with it and made this problem. Also there is no one witness at all and though any way to solve it fast. It was necessary to do everything at first. Huge money was necessary. In total that we could, it only to beg a face of Lord, to be merciful, protect and to help to solve this problem. Brother Misha, both all our Church and BOM are sure that he is chosen God`s servant, has to be here and continue ministry, instead of deportation.God sent him here!

So months later...
  •  Today the director of mission, officially is ukrainian, living more than 15 years in Ukraine illegal. Whether ridiculously it sounds? Hmm.What nationality he was these all years? :)
  • He has the registered passport, using it many years illegally, even without suspecting about it, not that without knowing. 
  • It happened much faster than he expected.Usually it takes about 2 years to solve this issue.
  • Many people even didn't want to hear about it. As passed many years. But our Savior sent those people, who agreed to help and make what was in their forces.
  • Brother Misha says that it was very much and very hard and it is almost impossible. But our God is mighty!Is there something an impossible for the Lord? "Behold, I [am] the LORD, the God of all flesh: is there any thing too hard for me?" (Jeremiah 32:27) KJV 
  • Moreover,  Jesus gave the chance to him to make and the foreign passport. Our Heavenly Father told him it to make, opened a door and everything made possible.Amazing!

Wondering, how he could go to Russia all these years?..

We believe it happened because of so and so many prayers.Look what many prayers can do!Where human law is impossible, God`s law and His hand is powerful!


Our Director of BOM, brother Misha is VERY grateful for your prayers and support you showed to him during these months.He is very thankful for your wonderful gifts of love have been sent, what helped to make it happen.We join to his thankfulness and praise God for his amazing  blessings from above.We thank God for His protecting under His loving wings.

Praise God!Praise God!Praise God!It is AWESOME blessing for all of us!THANK YOU so much, dear friends!

                                          Congratulations to brother Misha!!!



April 20, 2013

An one broken heart

I`m not very good blogger for 10 days already.I am so sorry. :( We are busy with visit of orphans and another our mission work.I absolutely have not time.But I very hope and will try to find a time soon, to update what is going on here.Thank you for understanding.
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But here I would love so much ask you to pray for a one precious soul with a broken heart and so lonely.Our hearts ache and are so sad.

After the Bible meeting with kids when our team already collected things that to come back home. One guy approached and started asking some questions of God and to disprove that he doesn't believe in that that the Bible speaks. I having looked back around, noticed that the team can handle without me,  having collected all things. This guy needs time to talk.

Having communicated some time and quoting, reading  places of Scripture from the Bible and arguing, he rejected everything and told it all is a lie and continued to argue.

At the end I told:
-Do you want to tell, that the Bible deceives?
-Yes! He in the affirmative answered.
-Is it mean God is a liar too?
-Yes.There was his answer.

I didn't believe that he told the truth because he promised to start reading the Bible before. In some moments he contradicted to himself.
-I believe, very deep in your heart that you believe in God and everything He says in the Bible.You just does not wish to accept it for some reason,- I continued .
He did not answer.
Hmm.. I told him.
-Vitaly, seems to me you not about it want to talk. You are interested not in it.
-How do you know?! There was a surprised question.
I smiled.
-I`m not 16 years old. I am a little older than you and I see you well.
Probably my answer wasn't so well. But he told that I was right.
Then I told in the affirmative as in it I was confident. I noticed he looked for reason to speak with someone.
-Something disturbs you and about it you would like to talk.
-No, no!
We having left a class already and continued to communicate. I told.
-Ok.when time will come, you can talk about your feelings.
-No. No! I don't want! He hid his head in a jacket hood, pulling on himself, trying to cover his anxiety but walk around me.
-Ok. You do not mind if we would pray for you?
-No, I don't want! God will not help me! Already nobody will help me,- he said in low tones having turned away aside. His face dropped and he was grieved.

For an instant I thought. Well. Probably he wasn't ready... Probably not time yet. Probably he was afraid to open...Thoughts were turning in the head. But very much it was clearly visible that something disturbed him. We will pray that the Lord would help him and healed his broken and wounded heart, I thought... At the end I told him.
-Vitaly, remember that you are special for the Lord. He loves you and wants to help you. He loves you, want you it or no. I believe with all my heart that He has a special plan for your life.
I thought that on it our conversation stopped...

 In a moment other boy ran up to our van, called me that to resolve an issue with a gift on Birthday. Having left him for sisters to solve it, I returned to Vitaly and was surprised... He didn't leave. He didn't want to leave! He approached and continued to communicate with brother Misha. And he opened, friends... At this moment, when I absolutely didn't expect!
  He told us his heart pain and troubles. His mother got to hospital. He doesn't know what with her. He worries about her. And is next sorrow... I type and my heart feel his heartstrings, so bitterly and so sadly. Tears in eyes. His brother got to road accident and is in coma. Doctors don't give chance of life... I can't tell all details. Probably his brother already died. Vitaly doesn't know all details.It is so heartbreaking. But he is very afflicted and grieved. He is as the wounded bird who needs healing and the help...
It is awful! He is in a orphanage. Alone. There is nobody to talk. Also can't be near his relatives...How it can be?

Also he told us that wants to get rid of addictions as alcohol and smoking. But he can't. He wants something new, and to live  another way. It very much surprised me. Because a short time ago. He laughed and spoke "vodka and cigarettes, it is everything that is necessary for life!" Certainly, it has broken our hearts. I don't remember what we spoke to him about it then.

But last Saturday we had a wonderful meeting with teenagers in this orphanage and spoke about a choice. Also about alcohol, smoking, drugs and about consequences.

We promised to arrive in 2 weeks again, if God allows. There a week passed. Today he came running before the Bible lesson with younger kids and asked. Why you did not arrive today to us, to older children? We reminded him that agreed to meet teenagers in 2 weeks, but not in a week. Today is turn of younger kids. So, it seems that before a meeting he already looked for communication and waited, when we will finish.

When we continued to communicate with Vitaly, one of teachers approached and started speaking what he is the difficult and disobedient child. I believe that much more he would tell us, but he having again hidden his face in a jacket hood, escaped... So sad.And on it our communication interrupted...

I think. Whether teachers and orphanage administration spoke with him. Why he so behaves? Whether he spoke openly with them? Did he opened  the heart? Whether they were interested, when or why the anger and offense he pours out on others? Whether they know in general, what now occurs in his family? Whether they know pain of his heart? Whether they see why he hides and concealed?
I have the answer...But I so much want to be wrong...

Friends. Our pleading and prayer is for Vitaly. He is only 16 years old, and he was already tired of everything … Please, pray that the Lord Jesus healed his heart and soul. That the Lord would make a miracle in his family. That the Lord healed this lonely soul in search of truth and a consolation. That he will give his heart to Jesus. The friend is necessary to this guy. Someone is necessary, to whom he will be able to trust and open the heart. Someone is necessary, to whom he will be able to pour out all the bitterness and pain.

I already wait for the next Saturday more, from that again to talk to him and to console him. Instead of from that that to meet all teenagers. Though we wish it very much, as well we plan.I think as for guy, it will be better to talk to him to brother Misha.

Would you pray, please for heart and soul healing of Vitaliy?Would you, please, remember him in your daily prayers?He has a hard time now. He needs Jesus so much.Thank you so much!

April 11, 2013

Caretakers

As you know, several months ago we had a project to hire caregivers to precious boys, who need a care.

We prayed for the mighty army of the church of God to do life changing for these tiny and sweet boys.God did it!He made fabulous miracle! Showing His generous hand for caring for those the world says are worthless.


So, we have a wonderful news and update about caregivers!

They feed children, they change diapers, wash the floor in their rooms and make their bed.When is warm weather they take them outside. These sweet ladies take very good care of boys and do everything they have been told to do.They know boys very well already, their character, behaviour, who needs more care, attention and who what loves.


We very hope and pray their attention will make a big difference in the well-being of the boys. 

The administration of institution is very grateful for the support and boys have a better care.Yes, it is far away from perfect.But a little action of love can do a big thing!


And this simply could not happen without many hands and many hearts being spurred to action. Thank you very much! Thanks to your small and big gifts what have been given, boys receive more attention and love. We appreciate your support more than we can say. THANKS A LOT, dear Friends!God bless you!


April 9, 2013

Mistake and amazing blessing!

Dear friends, we have found a mistake in our current project. A little, not right information has been given to us.We have not 58 but 69 graduated teenagers this year.So, we have to raise little more funds to bless more children.We have to raise $1,795 to help in their need.


But we have amazing and such huge blessing!
As you can see that our thermometer  shows that $1,565 has been raised already and so fast!Wow!It is unbelievable!
We are so and so excited and praise God!Oh, my! I still can not believe! :)

What an awesome blessing and joy!Jesus is so good!Praise God!!!
Thank you so very much for all your generous donations and such great kindness!

Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. 
While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being. 
Put not your trust in princes, [nor] in the son of man, in whom [there is] no help. 
His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish. 
Happy [is he] that [hath] the God of Jacob for his help, whose hope [is] in the LORD his God
Which made heaven, and earth, the sea, and all that therein [is]: which keepeth truth for ever: 
Which executeth judgment for the oppressed: which giveth food to the hungry. The LORD looseth the prisoners: 
The LORD openeth [the eyes of] the blind: the LORD raiseth them that are bowed down: the LORD loveth the righteous: 
The LORD preserveth the strangers; he relieveth the fatherless and widow: but the way of the wicked he turneth upside down. 
The LORD shall reign for ever, [even] thy God, O Zion, unto all generations. Praise ye the LORD. 
Psalm 146


April 8, 2013

Sharing God`s love with teens

Here I would like to tell you about another wonderful gifts we have from above. :)
All day long we traveled and visited teenagers.This day was longest and full of blessings.

The first.These 2 beautiful young ladies have 2 wonderful sponsors from Canada.Amazing!Somewhere, here on the blog I shared about them a little. So, they have "stolen hearts" of 2 lover of Jesus Christians, who would like to show love of Christ to these orphaned teens and take care of their needs.We are so happy for girls! 

On the picture, sweet girls are with their Birthday gifts.They were overjoyed and so thrilled! :)

Then we went to the orphanage, where over 45 orphaned teenagers waited for us.We had a great time!The topic of our meeting was the Choice.They have to make a choice in their lives between God and Devil, for whom to follow.

Here we played game with the real and not the real candies. It was same as at this wonderful meeting. There were a lot of laugh!Precious children.

We also studied the Bible and looked for verses that the devil offers and that the Almighty God offers.

I liked that they diligently looked for verses in the Bible and weren't ashamed to read aloud, even if they badly read in their 15-16 years old.

We divided Bible verses into two columns. On the one hand that that is temporary for a flesh. On the other hand that that is eternal, for a soul.

Also we mentioned and spoke about harm of alcohol, cigarettes, drugs, etc.

We sang, communicated and there was fine time. At the end of meeting Vova, (supported by BOM) told the short testimony. He still study and is very embarrassing guy. He worried very much. But he could tell the most important what waits for children after the graduation of orphanage, how it is not easy and Who can help them.Good job, Vova!


After that we went to visit our friends in trade school.

Well.We thought to visit only 4 of our boys, whom we visited recently.But again more and more teenagers came to have fellowship.They looked as lost sheep without shepherd.They just wander hungry, with empty eyes and without sense of life...It was clearly visible they need someone, who would direct and lead them. We did not have Bible study yet as we are going to have in some future, if the Lord will allow.But we had wonderful fellowship with boys and girls.

We could see old our friends. And became friends to new children. :)

 At the end we gave food to our precious boys.Of course, they were so happy, because they absolutely did not have food!Can you imagine it? Being a poor student and hungry? So and so sad... :(

But our hearts were absolutely broken even more at this day.We understood, we have to help and bring food to more teens there.Trust me.In this poor and dark dormitory, not having enough money for food, clothes and necessary items, lost, with emptiness in hearts, without hope, sad eyes, hungry, they remind me  lost sheep.

We think, pray and ask the Lord to help these girls and boys. Next time bring a small bag to each orphaned and poor students, as many as possible...To show them love of Christ.Will you pray with us, please?Thank you!

For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: 
Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me...
And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done [it] unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done [it] unto me. 
(Matthew25:35-36,40)




April 7, 2013

Bibles to orphans

I`m so excited to share with you, what an awesome blessing we have!We had possibility to visit precious children and share  a blessings, what Father of orphans sent to them.

Children received a lot of socks and box of sneakers.

They were so excited by new clothes and shoes!

But most of all, we are so happy and praise God for His amazing gift to children.It is treasure and such dear gift, children`s Bible.God is so good!About 65 sweet girls and boys received wonderful gift!

Brother Misha reminded about importance to read and learn Bible.
"This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success". (Joshua 1 :8)KJV

 For a long time it is our prayer and a great wish to make a special present to these sweet souls.

 It was such a great joy!

It is so awesome blessing to see orphans receive Bibles to learn and know more about God, His acts, His love, about creation, about great Bibles heroes and many other.

It was so amusing to see their admiration and delight! :)

Their joy wasn't the end.

 One more wonderful blessing! More orphans will receive these 80 Bibles soon. :)

Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed [thereto] according to thy word. 
With my whole heart have I sought thee: O let me not wander from thy commandments. 
Thy word have I hid in mine heart, that I might not sin against thee.  
Psalm 119:9-11

Isn`t God astonishing? :)


April 5, 2013

Visit of boys

One more amazing visit we had recently!
This day was so sunny and beautiful!Even snow still laid, but the sun very bright shined so, that was heavy to look. The whiteness of snow and a bright sun blinded eyes. It was already spring sun!

Spending a time with boys was beautiful also.

 We had puppet show.

 We told Bible story to those, who understands even a little.Boys sat so silently and listened history. It was simply amazing! In the room there was such silence that this even  made uneasy a little. :) We absolutely did not expect it and rejoiced in our hearts.Praise the Lord!

Song with movements

The game, where precious souls put puzzles. Children very much liked to take part. They were so excited! Thus we had some groups, where the BOM team helped boys and  more children could play.

  Even the caregiver helped boys! It`s great!She even helped boys to sing song too.And we love it!
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Christian literature to workers

Thanks to your support, we were able to bring diapers to the needy children and special formula food.Awesome blessing!

I only think of these poor boys, who absolutely not react and don't speak. I even don't know or they hear at all. What can we make for them? How to bring them pleasure? What to make, that their eyes would begin to shine and we could see precious smiles? Some of them don't react or in general reject, take your hand away. When you try to touch and stroke, having shown at least a little attention and love. What to make, that they would feel necessary and saw at least a ray of love, at least a little bit light?What can we do?..

 Thou hast seen [it]; for thou beholdest mischief and spite, to requite [it] with thy hand: the poor committeth himself unto thee; thou art the helper of the fatherless. Psalm 10:14

 ...for in thee the fatherless findeth mercy.Hosea14:3



April 4, 2013

Sweet time with girls

We are very busy now by visitation of orphans.Every day I`m going to tell you what an awesome blessings we have.We are super excited!But after coming back home, I feel tired and do not have strength and energy to blog.

So, here is a short update about visitation of girls in mental institution we had last week.

When we only arrived, some children having seen us at a windows, started waving a hands.Day was gray and a little gloomy. But we saw warm light in the eyes of these precious children.Their dear faces shining brightly were so expressed and so excited.Oh, my!You would see their pure joy.It brings such blessing to our hearts to see their lovely smiles.

We had puppet show to them as always

what they love so much and were overjoyed :)

To tell Bible history to those, who understands a little, it was a little difficult this time. It was noisy a little.Some girls shouted sometimes. Honestly, it is hard to say. It because of their special needs, disability or pleasure.But we had a wonderful time anyhow!

Here we played puzzles.That team, who will make it the first, will win. Nadia and Misha helped girls.

They so loved this game! That we chose also other children to play. They were so happy and applauded.

Also girls liked to sing with movements.


They love music!

The wonderful blessing was that not smaller than 7 caretakers could hear the Gospel in this room and received Christian literature.Amazing!

Sweet precious souls helped us to gather our stuff in the end of program.These 2 dear girls are so special to my heart.They both are so sweet and darling.Just so love them!So sad they are in this place...

Often it breaks my heart and ask the Lord. Why so loving hearts have to be here? Why they have to suffer? Why?We know the answer. I believe, you know why...Bible says "...and the whole world lieth in wickedness". Just wait a day, when we will be in the Heaven forever with our beloved ones.Where will not be an evil and iniquity.Where we will be happy with saved dear sisters and brothers in Christ. Where we will be forever with Jesus.We should just wait with patience.

While we spent time with children, brother Misha spoke about God`s love to caregiver.In other rooms with opened doors, other caregivers also could hear the Good news. :)

The day and visitation was absolutely awesome!

We thank Jesus for each moment to see these dear children and spend time with them.We thank God for each opportunity to give our love and hugs.We thank our almighty God for your support and prayers!God bless you! :)



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