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Belarus Update: December 2014

Update: December, 2014 o Administrator of the House of Mercy, Igor Miklyaev, along with two other leadership individuals—Anastasiya Filatava and Inna Vandich—spent twelve days in Missouri in September. Days of training and traveling, days of coaching and planning, all served to remind Belarusians and Americans of the great partnership Missouri Baptists have had with Belarus […]

Baptist House of Mercy Moves Forward with Residents!

The Baptist House of Mercy was dedicated in June 2010 near Kobrin, Belarus, on the Children’s Health Center campus. In June 2012, Igor Miklyaev became director of the House of Mercy , receiving the first residents. By spring 2014, Pavel Mishchenko became the director of the Health Center, also known as Zhemchuzhinka. This team of […]

A New Chapter Opens in the House of Mercy

If you have read the last history book of The Baptist Home, The Story of The Baptist Home, by Ira Ann Hawkins, published on The Baptist Home’s 90th anniversary in 2003, you have noted that within one year the facilities where the first residents lived changed.  In April 1913, Milford and Mary Riggs and family […]

House of Mercy: Moving Forward Through God’s Leadership

The early verses of Ecclesiastes 3 reminds us there is “…A right time to cry and another to laugh/A right time to lament and another to cheer….”   It is precisely those things—all of them–which has occurred during the past six years at the House of Mercy at Kobrin, Belarus. As of this writing, the ministry […]

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House of Mercy: Open for Ministry

After a two-year period of suffocating silence following the June 2010 dedication of the House of Mercy in Kobrin, Belarus, residents have moved and are now moving into this wonderful home.  It is with great rejoicing and thanksgiving that both Belarusians and Missourians alike celebrate this historic occasion. The celebration is framed by just two […]