On Wednesday when we had our kid's service, we bumped into six teenagers that were on the school grounds where we normally spend time with the kids. We started talking to them and invited them to join us for the activities that we had planned out for the day. To our surprise, they agreed to stay and were involved in all that we did. Afterwards, we invited them to our house for a hang out so that we can get to know them better. Today, they all showed up and we were excited. We started off with a few ice breaker games so that we can get to know their names. However, we felt it was necessary to share the Gospel message with them, and so we did. Natasha, a local from Kiev shared the Message with them and asked them all if they wanted to pray the repentance prayer. One boy, named Andrey courageously raised his hand. The others looked at each other, and also wanted to pray the repentance prayer. After the prayer, Natasha explained to them how important it is to remain in fellowship with the Lord and read the Bible daily. We gave each teen a Bible of their own and invited them to come over next week. Together we all enjoyed Smores' and sang songs around the bon fire. It was a wonderful time that we had with the teenagers.
We thank God for opening a door and giving us the opportunity to get to know the teenagers and share the Gospel message with them. We ask that you continue to pray for our team and the people here in Baryshivka. May all the Glory be to God.