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  • CONSCIOUS LEADERS CREATE NEW FUTURE

    “Following the example of Jesus, being a good Samaritan, is the foundation of true leadership,” said Nadiya Siryk, administrator Pulin Community Center. The Jesus Model for true leadership was explored by teens during their winter break in Puliny.

    “A true leader is a conscious leader who always takes on 100% responsibility,” said Sasha Lubchuck, teen...

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  • MISSION ACCOMPLISHED!

    It had been four long years since Alex Brzhezitskyy, our national director, had visited our SMU Headquarters in Portland, OR.

    The visit could not have come at a more-timely and important phase in the development of our ministry. Founded 25 years ago, the work has recently exploded as we have entered into another phase...

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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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