Introduction: This morning, I want you to know that you are special. God made you different from anyone else He has ever made — or will make. (Psalm 139:13-14) For you formed my inward parts; you knitted me together in my mother's womb. I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XhBbPMntHHU When we pray to God, we activate all members of the Godhead. (Colossians 2:9) 9 For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily. It is important to understand the roles of each member of the Godhead and how they are a part of our prayer. Isn’t it wonderful that we are not... Continue Reading →
Goals of class: To understand prayer and how it works in our lives. To create a more meaningful and beneficial prayer life. To focus our prayer life and our ability to pray.
https://youtu.be/xpyUEkByj9o In a recent trip to our nation's capital, I had an afternoon to take my company's new Osmo Pocket out for a spin. It is an awesome camera with great features!
Today, we changed direction. Our group visited several sites in the city of Uhornyky that have received benevolent aide from Dalraida. Our first stop was the site of the new church building. We were so impressed with the progress of the construction and Ivan, the minister of the congregation, was a proud tour guide. They... Continue Reading →
Bittersweet day in Lasets, this was our last day to visit a local school and spend time with children from several grades. The children are so smart and respectful. It was a pleasure to see some familiar faces from previous days and meet some new ones. I’d have to say our favorite class was the... Continue Reading →
Another day of visits to the schools of Frankivsk. We had so much fun telling the class about American culture. Karen and I attempted Ukrainian phrases much to the delight of the class. Ukrainian with a dose of Southern. Simba and I continued to teach every class the chorus to the song “500 miles.” Simba... Continue Reading →
Today, the real work began. After another wonderful 8 AM breakfast at Churchill, a restaurant named for the great British Prime Minister, we separated into our assigned groups. Our group, consisting of Andrew “Simba” Gifford, Scott, Ainsley and Alex Lockwood, Chris Mulkey, Karen and myself, was accompanied by our interpreters; Natalie, Volodymry and his wife,... Continue Reading →
After 24+ of travel to reach our destination, we arrived in Ivano-Frankest. Our first day was filled with meeting many wonderful people and adjusting to living eight hours ahead in time. With a little taste of home (sort of). Our breakfast was in a downstairs restaurant called Churchill. Then, it was off to church. The... Continue Reading →