The first day of seminars to the Latvian military was amazing. The weather was very cold but no snow, thank God. It is amazing that this miraculous door to the Baltic Troops has stayed open for so long – 5 years. On this first day we travelled 260 kms. On these long hops between bases we stop for refreshment breaks and to plan the strategy at the next base. I enjoyed three outreach seminars to the military police, the army headquarters and the air force base (that was a particularly excellent attendance). It’s not difficult in a crowd [...]
Dave's Report from the latest of his trips and ministry in Latvia.
Greetings from Latvia at this time. This is my 10th time to conduct seminars to the Military of Latvia. The commanders asked me three years ago to come and do these seminars to an army under immense stress. I was asked, “Please prepare our troops for eternity and help them solve their family problems.” What a time I’ve had over the last three years bringing many into a vital relationship with Jesus and endeavoring to help them with their problems The local chaplains are working overtime doing the follow-up work. All this came about through supporting orphanages in this nation over [...]
In October David has ministered in Ukraine, Latvia and Israel. Here David writes about all the work that has been done there.
I've just returned from a very cold and snowy Latvia addressing soldiers on their way to Iraq and Afghanistan to join the US, British and Australian forces there. I had an adventurous three days with a lot of traveling on icy roads to the various military bases across this Eastern European nation. The theme agreed on by the Chaplains and Military headquarters, was "Fulfilling your Destiny with Hope and Courage - using your special talents and abilities" with the accent on preparing for eternity with a vital faith in Jesus. I also focused on their need to give quality time [...]