My cold is still raging, but I went into the office early we had a prayer meeting and a staff meeting. I talked to the Hope to People sports director – also named Sasha. (That’s four Sashas to remember now!) He told me about the soccer camps and the need for American Christian kids to come over and spend time with the Ukrainian young people. They had made a
I went with Alyona into the center to get some medicine and we ate some nice cakes. In the afternoon, I was able to talk to Nadia, the mother of Roman, for over an hour about the magazine for teachers. I was able to encourage her a lot by just explaining about my own problems publishing in Ukraine and how we overcame them.
Her story is a lot like Predvestnik in a way – hard work and frustration in the beginning, but the job will get easier.
You’ll see at the end of the video, the Hope to People Center and their bookstore. As someone who was involved in publishing in the Soviet Union in 1991, it’s amazing for me to see the number of books there are now available. I am excited to see classics such as the works of Charles Haddon Spurgeon in addition to the usual contemporary titles.