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House of Joy

Punch Back

As I type this, things are tense around Kahovka, Ukraine, and House of Joy. Kahovka is in Kherson state, which was quickly occupied by the Russian army at the end of February as the war began. Apparently, Ukraine has mounted a counter-offensive in an effort to drive the invaders out. This has meant multiple explosions around Kahovka this week. We have heard from so many of you expressing your support and prayer for the people of Ukraine. Our hearts are grateful. Please continue. Although the

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House of Joy

Punch Back

As I type this, things are tense around Kahovka, Ukraine, and House of Joy. Kahovka is in Kherson state, which was quickly occupied by the Russian army at the end of February as the war began. Apparently, Ukraine has mounted a counter-offensive in an effort to drive the invaders out. This has meant multiple explosions around Kahovka this week. We have heard from so many of you expressing your support and prayer for the people of Ukraine. Our hearts are grateful. Please continue. Although the

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Church in Times of War

Many have wondered how the churches in Ukraine are faring during the war. The following article was written for us by a very close friend, Pastor Maksym Bilousov. I think his faith-filled words say it best. Twenty-five years ago, we

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War Brings Change at House of Joy

House of Joy is in the state of Kherson in southern Ukraine, bordering Crimea. If you have followed the news, you know this is one of three states in Ukraine that Putin has openly stated he wants to take from

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Turmoil in Ukraine

I made a trip to Ukraine in February. Of course, some questioned the wisdom of such a decision, rightfully so given the rumblings of war that have prevailed there. Let me just say that it was essential for our ministry

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