The day begins, as usual, with morning prayers and breakfast. We then head out in the minibus and meet our local partners from Kamenskoe Pentecostal Church. We travel together to the town of Verkhnedneprovsk, about 30 miles north of Kamenskoe, where we arrive at a care home for boys with
Our train arrives at 6:05 in the city of Kamenskoe.
“Kamenskoe” just recently changed its name; until 2016, it was known as Dniproderzhinsk, named in honour of the brutal tyrant of the Soviet Union, Felix Derzhinskiy, who was Chief of Lenin’s secret police, the “Checka”, responsible for the Red Terror
After our mini lie-in, we say morning prayer together at the hotel and grab a quick breakfast before heading out on the underground to Vyrlitsia metro station, where we are met by our friend, Alexander, from Transformation Baptist Church.
Alexander takes us to meet Pastor Alexander,
We woke at 3:00am and took taxis to West Croydon bus station to catch the 4:15 bus to Heathrow Airport. We arrived at Terminal 5 in good time, checked in and boarded our flight with British Airways to Kyiv. Arriiving at Boryspol International Airport, we were greeted by our good
Last week the DHM mission team arrived back from Ukraine, exhausted but exhilirated. We clocked well over a thousand miles on our travels within Ukraine, travelling from the capital, Kyiv, to the eastern Dnipro region and back again. We became “wanderers for the love of Christ”, always on the lookout
It was a blessing for DHM to have received such a warm welcome from Surbiton New Life Baptist Church in West London last Sunday. We were welcomed by Rev. Richard Asante, who graduated last year from Spurgeon’s College and is now the minister at Surbiton.
It was very encouraging to
Our prayers have been answered! Earlier this week, our main contact in Ukraine, Rev. Alexander Boyko, returned to the Dnipro region in a minibus that he collected from Western Ukraine. It’s a Renault Trafic (2011) and it’s still going well notwithstanding its 230,000km on the clock!
The purchase of the
Eastern Orthodox countries like Ukraine celebrate Christmas not on 25th December like Western (Protestand and Catholic) countries, but on 7th January. What better way then to get away from all the Christmas chaos in the UK than to escape to Ukraine for a week at the end of December?
Just before Christmas, a team from DHM was invited to speak at Longfleet Baptist Church in the beautiful seaside town of Poole on the south coast of England. Joshua and Varduyi were welcomed by the minister, Rev. Suzie Roberts, who graduated just last year from Spurgeon’s College with First Class
This Sunday New Addington Baptist Church invited the Chairman of the DHM Trustees, Joshua Searle, to preach in their Sunday service and to give a presentation on some of the projects that DHM is supporting in Ukraine.
It was a blessing to share with this wonderful church and to speak