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Romania: Sharing hope

Romania is a southeastern European country rich in history and legends, known for its forests and medieval villages as well as its notable castles and fortifications.  But this country of 19.7 million people also faces many challenges. Fifteen percent of Romanians are working abroad, leaving family members and even children behind. Twenty-three million abortions have […]
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Romania—Adopted into the family

Daniel is a man we met at a recent Art of Marriage® event. When he was younger, he experienced kidney failure and received a kidney from his father. Once he was healthy again, he rejected God. He neglected to follow his treatment plan and developed unhealthy habits. His father died and this angered him even […]
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Romania: A new legacy for the Gypsies

For the past few years, Gina Teodorescu has been involved in ministry to a Gypsy community in the Romanian town of Craiova. Although Gina’s husband, Ionel, passed away in 2012, she has been able to continue FamilyLife teaching and training by using messages they recorded together in previous years as well as HomeBuilders® studies. Gina […]
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Romania—Parenting seminars in public schoo...

FamilyLife Romania has begun a unique ministry in Bucharest and nearby areas. The FamilyLife staff was recently invited by counselors at local public schools to help conduct parenting seminars for the parents of their students. FamilyLife is using this invitation as an opportunity to use biblical principles as they speak to many parents on how […]
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The Art of Marriage® Danube River Cruise

Come see a part of the world you never thought you’d see, with a fascinating history and amazing beauty. Or perhaps it’s an old favorite. Either way, you will have fun as we sail up the Danube over the course of 8 days and 7 nights. We sail from Bucharest to Budapest, through Romania, Bulgaria, Serbia […]
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Romania–getting to know the gypsies

My husband, Ionel, passed away a little over a year ago. I recently spent some time in Craiova, the city where I met him. God gave me an extraordinary chance to minister there within the Gypsy culture. While there, I attended a Gypsy church where Ionel had preached two years ago on Easter. His heart […]
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Romania–murder, jail, and forgiveness

During his days as a heavy drinker, George got into a fight in a bar and killed a man. He was sentenced to ten years behind bars. Meanwhile, his wife not only raised their children but also found new life in Jesus. George heard of it while in prison and decided that when he got […]
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Romania–the entrance ticket

Two hundred families came together at the Baptist church in Braila, in southern Romania, for a FamilyLife conference. The entrance ticket for every person was his or her spouse. All of them were attending this kind of conference for the first time. They came from the villages and towns around Braila with a strong desire […]
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