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German Navy Chaplain serves God while touching lives on the high seas

Christmas around the world is traditionally a time for family and friends. But what if your work necessitates separation and takes you someplace where even a simple phone call may be out of the question? Ekkehart Woykos has seen the […]

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German Navy Chaplain serves God while touching lives on the high seas

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Christmas around the world is traditionally a time for family and friends. But what if your work necessitates separation and takes you someplace where even a simple phone call may be out of the question? Ekkehart Woykos has seen the […]

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