Ukraine

Grigorii’s Story: From Communist Party Leader to Follower of Christ

Ukrainian man with eyeglasses reading Scripture

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. – Psalm 119:18   “I spent most of my adult life working as a local Communist Party leader,” shared Grigorii. “I ran meetings and kept lists of party members, including members who brought shame on our Party by doing things like attending…

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Irina’s Story: A Heart Transformed by Summer Bible Camp

Irina, a young girl from Ukraine who came to faith at summer Bible camp

God can transform even the hardest of hearts in an instant, and at our summer Bible camps each year, thousands of young people surrender their lives to Jesus. For the last four years, the village of Andreyevka, Ukraine has endured the violence, destruction, and despair of war. In order to share the eternal hope and…

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The Wonderful Gift of Mobility

Svetlana, wheelchair recipient in Ukraine

For many years, Svetlana worked on a collective farm in a small village in the Chernigov region of Ukraine. This was very challenging, because she was often in poor health, but didn’t have time to take care of herself. For 15 years, the only thing that kept her going was her dream of retirement. She…

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A Story of Hope in Eastern Ukraine

Ukrainian children with donated firewood

Like any mother, Angelina wanted the best for her children. When war broke out in eastern Ukraine, she and her husband had three children and a fourth on the way. While her husband was off fighting for their country, Angelina’s hometown of Andreyevka was targeted in several bombing attacks, so she made the difficult decision…

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A Miracle for Inessa

Inessa, a young girl from Ukraine, with rice meals and Scripture

The Inessa that our School Without Walls students visit today is unrecognizable as the same child that they first met two years ago. Today she is full of smiles and loves to have fun, whereas two years ago at a refugee camp in Verovka, Ukraine, she looked completely different. She was scared of everything, her…

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Lena’s Testimony: Undying Faith in the Midst of War

Lena, Gift of Hope and humanitarian aid recipient from eastern Ukraine

 There are over one million internally displaced people and refugees in eastern Ukraine today, each with their own story. There is so much pain and tragedy there, but stories like Lena’s show that God is still working out His redemptive eternal plan of hope and healing, even in the midst of circumstances that seem hopeless…

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