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  • I FOUND JESUS

    He’s an example to all of us.

    His name is Andrey Zabigaylo. He is 34 years old. He came to our Rehab Center in Vigoda seven months ago. In 2014 Andrey quit work as a policeman in Kremenchuk, Eastern Ukraine, to join the Ukrainian Army Forces when Russia invaded Eastern Ukraine.

    He was a commander of a...

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  • A SHELTER IN THE TIME OF STORM

    Death stared us in the face, Alex said.

    I didn’t think we would make it. The snow kept getting deeper and deeper and the wind kept getting stronger and stronger. Suddenly it occurred to me, we were in a storm.

    I love hiking and try to take two trips a year to the Carpathian mountain...

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  • HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

    Can’t you see him?

    He pulls his collar up against the freezing winter wind as it cuts through his flimsy jacket. Shivering and afraid, he wanders out on the street. He’s hungry, lost and lonely. At night he finds shelter in the doorway of an old abandoned building in the downtown area.

    He’s homeless.

    His...

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  • COACHING: A LIFE-CHANGING MINISTRY

    Recently, while engaged in a casual conversation with a friend, he asked, “What’s new in Ukraine?” My answer was immediate and enthusiastic. “Coaching, “ I said. “That’s what’s new!”

    Coaching in its many different forms today is not only new as an industry in America and even around the world, but it’s new as a ministry...

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  • IT WAS A GODSEND

    It was a godsend.

    About 10 years ago, a Canadian couple donated $25,000 to establish a Small Business Loan Fund for enterprising business people. It could not have come at a more opportune time. Interest rates at the time were 25 – 30%. Fear of default made it difficult to qualify and the...

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