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Hold On To Jesus

Dear Friends and Family! The Summer of the Lord goes on....it is time for travels, camps, sun, swimming... I have two important life-changing prayer needs. 1. Robert (at right). He had a passion to become a priest in Orthodox church. He spent a year in seminary. He...

Joys and Challenges

Hello dear friends and partners, Let me share some of our latest joys and challenges of our life and ministry here in the Arctic. The greatest joy is that I know we are at the place we must be and doing the work we are called to do together with our Heavenly Father....

Experiencing Persecution in Berane

It’s been a while since I’d last posted news. That, of course, doesn’t mean that we were idle all this time. The truth is that, besides “ordinary” church activities, we have had three bigger projects that ended pretty much around the same time. This time, I would like...

Estonia!

We've just hosted a team from Prince Avenue Baptist Church and St. James UMC from Athens, Georgia. They ran an excellent English camp at Camp Gideon in Northeast Estonia. The Lord blessed our time, and in addition to learning English, many children and counselors...

HFO – Leadership and Training for Orphans

                                                                                                                                                          HFO SUPPORT PAGE  The holidays have officially started. All students, including our daughter Nastya, were waiting...

Moments from Our Everyday Life

Dear Stoneworks Family, I am always glad to be sharing about what God has been doing in our lives. The school year is over and the children are on vacation now. It was a blessing to meet transportation expenses for Snezhana Chura in order for her to be able to go to a...

We Are Sent Here For Them

Hello dear friends and partners, Our transitional period continues. We had to go to Russia to renew Norwegian visas for Masha and the kids and also fix some issues with our apartment. Only by God's grace the issues with it were solved at the very last day, and we...

With Jesus We Are Well

Hello Stoneworks friends and co-labourers in Christ Jesus -- This is the first update I've wrote since January this year and it has been a blessed 6 months which began in Romania for 9 days doing a food outreach to Secuieni village, giving 40 families a bag of food...

They yelled at me. I was blessed.

Dear Friends and Supporters! I was overwhelmed emotionally and everything with my trip to a Beautiful For Specious Skies For Amber Waves of Grain! That is why I was OFF communication for ages. I am so very thankful to all my hosts who served my taking me back and...

Hear and Heed God’s Calling

Hello friends! Greetings from Estonia. Dmitri and Elissa Bahtin, here, and we are so grateful to share what has been going on in our lives and ministry lately. After spending the holidays in America with Elissa’s family, we returned home to Estonia in the early...