• Doug Brendel

Lydia Danielevna’s birthday present! Wow!

Updated: Sep 6, 2019

Last night in Minsk, I had the joy of attending Lydia Danielevna’s 74th birthday party. She is the hard-working second-in-command of our “Response of the Heart” team in Belarus — and the person who originally introduced us to her longtime friend “The Great Kozovaya.”

I asked our New Thing ministry family to give Lydia Danielevna an unusual birthday gift: a donation to New Thing which she could bestow on any Belarusian institution we serve. Lydia Danielevna was surprised and thrilled to receive a total of $1,076 for the needy!

As soon as she decides where the funds will go, I’ll let you know. Thank you to all who gave so generously!

Much love,

Doug Brendel on Karl Marx Street

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