• A Letter from Russia March 29, 2014We hope this letter directly from Russia touches you as it did us! Please pray for Zhanna, Max and his new friend! — Jeff & Joye Dear Jeff, Joye, Hello, I Hope you both are are doing well!!!  I am so thankful for all you do for the ministry and want to share a quick story about this ...Read More

  • Ministry Update March 10, 2014It is a privilege for us to be a part of the great commission and equip a team of workers in Russia that are eager to reach out to the “least of these” in the orphanages and villages. We recently were able to sit down and talk with Zhanna’s daughter Alina about her work in ...Read More

  • A Safe Home for Lera October 23, 2013We arrived in Russia on Sunday the 20th. On the 18th the government had contacted Misha & Lena, the 2nd HFL parents and informed them of a 14 year old girl who had no place to live. Lera’s Dad is in prison, and her mom is a alcoholic. She has been neglected and uncared for for ...Read More

  • The Power of One September 15, 2013Greetings from South Carolina, and on behalf of our dear ministry friends in Vladivostok Russia. Joye & I are preparing for a trip to Russia in October. We look forward to ministering with the National team, visiting with the kids and planning for the future. This year we are thankful to God to report that we ...Read More

  • To Russia With Love September 9, 2013By:  Ed Hirshman Several years ago, I met a young, energetic couple names Joye and Jeff Ballard, at a missions conference at Grace Community Church. Joye & Jeff oversaw a ministry in Vladivostok, Russia called Hope for Life Homes & Orphan Care (HFL).  Their vision was to partner with and equip national Christian couples in Russia with ...Read More

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