During this time period, her mother Ludmilla became a believer and began praying for her daughter. Ludmilla was a faithful believer, continually beseeching the Lord to deliver her daughter. In 2004 Pastor Dmitry Zaborski and a team of Russian missionaries arrived in Nizhny Novgorod with the plan to open a drug rehab center and plant the
Ludmilla heard about this and began to attend the church from the first day. She became a leader in the church, organizing a ministry among the mothers of drug addicts and starting several cell groups. Over the last two years Ludmilla continued to pray for her daughter while seeing other young addicts set free from their addiction and find new life in Christ.
Finally, after 17 years of addiction and two years in prison
In a recent church service she gave her testimony with tears streaming down her face. She thanked her mother for never giving up on her and praying for her through the years. Her plan is to continue on into the second three month course and begin to minister and mentor women who were like her as they enter the rehab program.
This ministry is a vital ministry reaching dozens of people with the message of freedom in Christ every month. We are privileged to be partners with Cornerstone, teaching and mentoring new believers. Thank to all those who contribute toward our support, allowing us to work in