Insight from Michael

Orphans “Reborn” into the Father’s House

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Even though I have known about this statistic for years, I still can’t help but be shocked by it when I see it. Imagine more than 700,000 orphan children across Russia—and even more when you factor in the other nations of the CIS. It is truly staggering.  

As you have read in our newsletter before, the vast number of these forgotten children are “social orphans,” in essence children who have living parents (or caregivers), but are abused, neglected, or both. In many cases, their parents are alcoholics and unable to care for them. Whether they are social orphans or true orphans, life in an orphanage is terribly difficult. The staff does the best they can, but the sheer numbers of children make it very hard to provide individual attention. In addition, these children are often not prepared for life on the outside when they reach age 18 and must leave the facility. Countless young people end up in crime, drug abuse, alcoholism, or prostitution. Unless someone intervenes.  

And that is what the SGA-sponsored Orphans Reborn is all about—making an eternal difference in the lives of these young boys and girls. And once they come to Christ, they often end up as part of the ministry themselves, dedicated to reaching other kids with the Gospel as they were reached. It’s an ongoing story of grace that you are helping to write.

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Insight from Michael

Orphans “Reborn” into the Father’s House

Michael Wb 2

Even though I have known about this statistic for years, I still can’t help but be shocked by it when I see it. Imagine more than 700,000 orphan children across Russia—and even more when you factor in the other nations of the CIS. It is truly staggering.  

As you have read in our newsletter before, the vast number of these forgotten children are “social orphans,” in essence children who have living parents (or caregivers), but are abused, neglected, or both. In many cases, their parents are alcoholics and unable to care for them. Whether they are social orphans or true orphans, life in an orphanage is terribly difficult. The staff does the best they can, but the sheer numbers of children make it very hard to provide individual attention. In addition, these children are often not prepared for life on the outside when they reach age 18 and must leave the facility. Countless young people end up in crime, drug abuse, alcoholism, or prostitution. Unless someone intervenes.  

And that is what the SGA-sponsored Orphans Reborn is all about—making an eternal difference in the lives of these young boys and girls. And once they come to Christ, they often end up as part of the ministry themselves, dedicated to reaching other kids with the Gospel as they were reached. It’s an ongoing story of grace that you are helping to write.

Support Orphans Reborn

YOU ARE GIVING A GIFT OF

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Thank you for your gift of !
In of:
Your Message:

Your first gift to SGA is a blessing, and we thank you for helping to transform the lives of Russian-speaking orphans by providing a Bible, food, clothing, and weekly discipleship visits for six months. Through your generosity know that God is using you to help orphans start new lives as their hearts are won for Christ.

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Date of Gift:
February 23, 2019
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, , ,
Email:
Phone:
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Would you like to add an extra comment?

Please pray for Orphans Reborn, and all the other SGA ministries you help support through your prayers and giving. I am so thankful for your partnership! 

For our Savior,

Michael Johnson President

Michael Johnson
President

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