The following images are of the Ukrainian refugee families and individuals living in Warsaw and Lublin facilities rented by Shepherd’s Heart Ministries supporters. Thank you so much for your compassion and generosity!
Dear SHM supporters, Easter is now a memory, but what a memory it is for the refugees at one of the centers! The Ukrainian church was asked by the leaders of Warsaw to do a service on Easter Sunday. What a privilege it was to minister to people who are away from home and in […]
The past 10 days I’ve been saddened to tears several times as I think about my father-in-law, Steve Norman, being taken from this world. I’m sad that I won’t see him again until I, too, leave this world. I’m sad that the world is down a rare, good man. I’m sad I won’t be able […]
Dear Shepherd’s Heart supporters, As the morning sun dawns over Ukraine, some people ‘celebrate’ Easter in the depths of a bomb shelter. Jesus is alive and even in a time such as this, His grace reaches into those shelters and provides comfort to broken hearts. Christians, NGOs, and scores of volunteers from many countries are […]
In this video, Doug Hartzheim interviews Peter Paluch, a Vancouver, B.C. missionary to Poland and Ukraine, regarding how supplies are being distributed into Ukraine and how they are able to support Ukrainian Refugees.
What would the finest hour look like to you? Perhaps it was your wedding day, or maybe honoring someone in your family. Observing achievements of others or taking a moment to look at something dear to you is special as we relish the greatest moments we are privileged to witness. Being present, or close enough […]
I’m writing this email to our many Shepherds Heart friends from my room in Lublin, Poland. I came over here with a pastor friend of mine, Brian Hopkins to see just how Shepherds Heart could make a difference. The war in Ukraine has displaced four million people to date, and each day the numbers are […]
We all do our best in familiar territory. There is little anxiety in the comfort of familiar space. Our friend circles are so familiar we can just be ourselves with those we know so well. In fact, it’s something we take for granted. Coffee or dinner with friends or family. Road trips with old friends, […]
Have you ever felt like something or someone had control over you? You just couldn’t shake it, and whatever or whoever this force was, directly impacted your behavior, your trajectory, and manifested itself in your emotions. A bad attitude, jealousy, envy, being judgmental, etc. Does any of this ring a bell, or remind you of […]
Have you ever had thoughts something to the effect that you’d be farther along by this point in your life? Have you set some sort of goal and you found yourself wondering after all of this hard work, you hadn’t gotten to where you thought you’d be by now? I know this possibility exists because […]