Gideon

Michael on August 3rd, 2014

July – what a good month. At Camp Elama in Russia we served with a team from Austin, Texas helping run a camp for at-risk mothers and their children, then we were at Camp Gideon in Estonia with a team from Athens, Georgia helping run a camp for children with disabilities (above). It was great […]

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Michael on August 18th, 2011

I (Mike) have just seen the fulfillment of a dream. For the past two years we’ve thought that it would be great to send children from Russia to a Christian camp in Estonia. Well, it’s come to pass: MIR, in partnership with Love Russia UK, have sent 43 foster children and 6 Estonian orphans to […]

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Michael on July 7th, 2011

We’ve just returned from Estonia where we had a quick visit with a mission team from our home church in Athens, GA. The team is ministering in Camp Gideon, a Christian camp in the shore of the Gulf of Finland. This team is particularly memorable in that my aunt, Judy Cantrell, is a member. That’s […]

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Michael on May 22nd, 2011

I’m in Estonia now, doing a little work on our ministry flat and taking care of some personal business and program work. I visited Camp Gideon over the past few days and took this picture of one of the main buildings that overlooks the Gulf of Finland. It’s beautiful here this time of year.

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Michael on November 13th, 2010

Olga and I have spent some time in Estonia recently. Dave Hulley (seated at left, below), the board chair of Stoneworks International, was here to learn about our new work. It was good to introduce him to our many new friends in Estonia; Dave then spent time Russia visiting with folks there. This weekend leaders […]

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