For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.† John Chapter 3, verse 16 (NIV)

Sheridan Road Church of Christ

Sheridan Road Church of Christ

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.† John Chapter 3, verse 16 (NIV)

Text Box: They presented these men to the apostles, who prayed and laid their hands on them.  So the word of God spread.  The number of disciples in Jerusalem increased rapidly, and a large number of priests became obedient to the faith.  Now Stephen, a man full of Godís grace and power, did great wonders and miraculous signs among the people.  (Acts Chapter 6, verses 6-8, NIV)
Text Box: Barnaul Russia
Text Box: In 1994 a group of Americans traveled to Barnaul Russia to teach the gospel of Christ.  One of the new converts was a young man named Dima Matveev who was attending Altai University in the city. In 1995, a group of Christians from Oklahoma returned to Barnaul and Dima was one of the English speaking translators that was a great help to that effort. In 1998, the teaching program 
Text Box: was turned over to the Sunset Bible Institute in Lubbock TX. Jerry Sisemore and his family were in Barnaul teaching at the time and he was invited to become Dean of the preaching school which he serves in to this day.

Dima, after serving in the Russian Army, married Natasha Ozernaya. They have one child, Daniel. Dima continued his work supporting Jerry Sisemore and Nata 
Text Box: Jerry & Pam Sisemore with Samantha