Michael on September 1st, 2013

In November of 2000, I (Mike) moved to Russia to help establish a Russian Charity named MIR.  A little over a year later I married Olga.  In 2011, we welcomed a three year old Russian girl named Valerie into our home. Over the years, God has led us and blessed us in many ways. We […]

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Michael on November 5th, 2009

Here is a true American communist.  This interview is presented on Russian state television — Russia Today.

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Michael on March 20th, 2009

Montenegro was a part of Yugoslavia and is located in the Balkans, across the Adriatic Sea due east of central Italy.  It’s a small country (pop. 650,000) with only about 200 protestant believers. Stoneworks continues to partner with the Brethren Assembly in Podgorica, one of only three Evangelical churches in the country. In May, I’ll […]

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Michael on September 3rd, 2008

As promised, here is an update on the changes that are coming for Olga and myself. For the past couple of years, we’ve felt that there was a change coming, and we feel that God has confirmed this in several ways. I’ll start with an overview of things — MIR ( Eight years ago I […]

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Michael on January 1st, 2008

Here’s a quick recap of what got me started on this path:  For several years I was the administrator of South Shore Church (now Red River Church) in Austin, Texas. I loved my job and thought I’d be there for a long time to come. Mark Browne, then executive director of Mission Global Outreach (MGO) […]

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