Editor’s Note: The image below was provided by an SGA-sponsored church in Belarus.
Since he has been delivering food packages and other aid provided through SGA-sponsored Compassion Ministry, Pastor Pavel says his heart has been changed. “Thanks to [God]”, he shares, “I became more sensitive to the feelings and problems of people.” Pastor Pavel understands more deeply now the great need for food, clothing, medicines, and other basic necessities with each home he visits. “I am glad to see their smile when they receive this grocery bag,” he adds. And we are glad to see how the generosity and prayers of friends like you is helping to provide physical aid — and open many doors to the Good News of Jesus Christ!
Pastor Pavel shares that many poor people are ashamed of their poverty. But they cannot hide the joy on their faces when someone reaches out in Christian love to help provide for their needs.
Pastor Oleg's church reached more than 250 people through SGA-supported Compassion Ministry, and some have started attending church services!
"I am a pastor and am called to sympathize with the suffering, and to bandage their physical and spiritual wounds," says Pastor Viktor.
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