6 01, 2016

Feeding The Poor ~ Christmas at Gardene (1)

2016-10-25T15:07:22+11:00January 6th, 2016|

Gardene is a former USSR military-base remote country village in Latvia. The population of the area is less than 2000 people, majority of which lives below the poverty line. A small Evangelical Church with Pastor Marija in charge is reaching out to local community and running feeding center for poor kids. Over 50 kids come to the center daily for their only hot meal a day. Life has never been easy for this small village and the feeding program is struggling to meet its daily challenge to provide food. Remarkably the Lord has sustained the program for the last twenty years. It was nothing other than walk of faith. The church, whose members [...]

27 02, 2015

A place called Gardene

2016-10-14T11:49:20+11:00February 27th, 2015|

[wpgmza id="4"]   At one time Gardene was a flourishing community, but now it was smitten by poverty. Electricity and heating was something everyone now only hoped for. Buildings which had housed the Soviet army had been completely destroyed as the departing army stripped them of everything they could carry away. Local families, left with nothing, now hoped for a better life in future. The more fortunate had moved to bigger cities like Riga, Jelgava or nearby Dobele in search of a better life. It was a very difficult time but hope was in the air. Marija was there to [...]

2 10, 2014

Amazing ministry in Latvia in September 2014

2016-10-14T11:49:22+11:00October 2nd, 2014|

We trust you are well and enjoying God’s rich blessings at this time. Thank you so much for your faithful prayers and support for me during my recent ministry to the Military, Air Force, National Guard and Military Police in Latvia last week. I also checked on two of the remote orphanages which we have the privilege to support. This time I had an Australian friend with me named Craig Soll who ministered in the prisons and to the poor and homeless people. Also accompanying me were Dennis and Ann Outred from  Sydney, who ministered to the Churches and conducted Marriage [...]

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