• Bringing Hope to Orphans December 13, 2017It has been amazing to watch God pour His blessings upon the ministry in Russia throughout this year! It began with God’s provision for Sergey and Anya, which allowed them to rescue five orphan siblings that were living in different orphanages throughout eastern Russia. The kids are all now living together, are well adjusted, and learning ...Read More

  • Transforming Camp Transformation March 20, 2017Summer Camp has been a vital part of our ministry to bring orphans to Christ and help them prepare for life. For over five years, we have watched local Russian churches become more involved and dedicated to the camp ministry known as “Camp Transformation”. The camp has grown to include a children’s camp, youth camp, ...Read More

  • Loving Home, Happy Children August 29, 2016Each country has its own set of challenges when it comes to missions. Russia is no exception, with unusual amounts of red tape. A private Christian orphanage in Russia would not be possible or allowed by law. We believe the most effective way to help orphans in Russia is to equip Christian parents in Russia ...Read More

  • Camp + Jesus = Summer Fun July 6, 2016Masha and Alina currently live in a government orphanage in Russia.  Recently, they called Zhanna, our director, asking for her help.  They were being bullied by a boy in the orphanage.  They told Zhanna they had enough and were thinking of running away from the orphanage!  The only good reason they could find to stay ...Read More

  • Hope for Life Homes Update March 30, 2016Hope for Life Homes provides care for Russian orphans in a loving, Christian home environment.  Currently, 33 children are cared for in three homes.   One of the main goals for 2015 was to raise funds to expand two of the homes.  We are pleased to report that God has provided those funds and the ...Read More

  • Blessings Through Trials March 30, 2016  Meet the Zimin family from Russia!   Alexander and Anna are house parents with Hope for Life Homes.  They have five biological children and also care for four orphans – all in a 700 square foot apartment!   Though they face many challenges, they are grateful for those trials because at the end many blessings ...Read More

  • Time for Camp! June 11, 2015Summer camps in Russia have become the backbone of Hope for Life Homes’ ministry to orphans living in government orphanages.  Not only have we seen the eternal impact the camps make, it provides the local church a platform for follow up in the orphanages.  Numerous children have come to know Christ at camp and have ...Read More

  • A Heart for Orphans – Giving Hope for Life December 17, 2014God has given us a special burden for hurting children in the world, many of whom may never have the chance to hear the gospel.  Our story began in our early twenties when Joye and I both lost our spouses – Joye’s husband in a plane accident and my wife to leukemia.  After our personal ...Read More

  • It’s Time for Summer Camp! June 10, 2014Summer is here! Hope for Life Homes is sending 80 orphans to summer camp, but they need your help. These children will experience all of the traditional fun and games of summer camp and learn about the unconditional love of Jesus. The cost to send one child to camp is $280 and donations are needed by ...Read More

  • A Letter from Russia March 29, 2014We hope this letter directly from Russia touches you as it did us! Please pray for Zhanna, Max and his new friend! — Jeff & Joye Dear Jeff, Joye, Hello, I Hope you both are are doing well!!!  I am so thankful for all you do for the ministry and want to share a quick story about this ...Read More

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