Confident in Christ

Andrea’s life got off to a rough start. When her mother abandoned her at three months, she faced the dire prospect of time in a Romanian orphanage, an institution known for neglect and abuse. Fortunately, she was placed in foster care with a good family whom she grew to love. Like many orphans, Andrea struggled…

I am listening to Jesus!

Raul was born into what is an all too common family situation in Roma communities. His father was unfaithful to his wife and uncaring toward his son. His parents divorced when he was only four years old, and Raul was physically abused by his mother and stepfather. The beatings became so bad that he decided…

Proclaiming the Gospel in war torn eastern Ukraine

Three years ago, the Tomorrow Club in Bryanka hosted about 40 children weekly. Most local men worked in the thriving local coal mining and distribution industry. Their occupations were often dangerous, but hard work allowed these folks to provide comparatively well for their families. Women usually were able to devote their time to homemaking and…

Breathing life into a dying church

An incredible story of God working begins in what was the once-prosperous city of Lori, located in northern Armenia. During the communist regime, there were over 30,000 residents living in the city, with factories being the primary means of employment. Similar to many places where Tomorrow Clubs operate, after the fall of the Soviet Union,…

New goals, new challenges, new season

Tomorrow Clubs recently held the second annual International Training Conference for club volunteers, regional coordinators and country directors. The event took place in Ukraine. The purpose of this event is to help Tomorrow Clubs staff and volunteers grow in their faith and strengthen their serving and leadership skills.   Olexander Savych, a long-time pastor, spoke…

TRAGIC EVENT EIGHTY FIVE YEARS AGO HELPED BRING TOMORROW CLUBS TO A REMOTE RUSSIAN ISLAND

Between 1932 and 1933, 8 to 10 million Ukrainians were starved to death in an event called the “Holodomor” or death by starving. Many say that the “Holodomor” was caused by Stalin and the Communist regime, who deliberately targeted Ukrainians, depriving them of food because of their nationalist views and their opposition to the communist…

WITHOUT CHILDREN’S MINISTRY, NO CHURCH FOR ARMENIAN CHURCH PLANTER

Not long ago, it was hard to imagine that the Republic of Armenia would become a new frontier for Tomorrow Clubs. Then, one year ago, our very first English camp in the country was run by a group of Americans. It was successful launch, and soon after 15 Tomorrow Clubs were begun throughout Armenia. This…