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All articles in category Eastern Europe

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August 2015
Poland

Creation ministry in Poland 2015

Since Biblical Creation Ministries (BCM) was established in 2002, I’ve had the privilege to visit Poland on many occasions. These have given me the opportunity to speak alongside many other creationists, including Drs John Peet, Geoff Barnard, Sylvia Baker and Werner Gitt. I’ve just returned from my latest trip, where I was speaking alongside Professors…

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July 2015
Moldova

Ministry in Moldova (2)

The following report (begun in ET, June 2015) was sent by Donald J. Morrison, a Free Church (Continuing) evangelist based in Inverness, following a recent 10-day missionary trip to Moldova in Eastern Europe. Nearly four years ago, one large Moldavian family was dealt a tragic blow, when the head of the home passed away,…

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June 2015
Ukraine

Making a difference in Ukraine – Reaching families for Christ in Ukraine

Our desire is to bring people (parents and kids) into a relationship with God. We realise that to do this we have to build long-term relationships and also show, through godly everyday living, what being a Christian is. When we first had the idea for an English Summer camp, to reach the children in…

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June 2015
Moldova

Ministry in Moldova

The following report was sent by Donald J. Morrison, a Free Church (Continuing) evangelist based in Inverness, following a recent 10-day missionary trip to Moldova in Eastern Europe. In the midst of continuing political and social trouble, Moldova remains a fertile mission field, where evangelical churches, albeit much in need of Reformed teaching, are…

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June 2015
Ukraine

Making a difference in Ukraine – Troubled nation: gospel opportunity

Ukraine is much in the news today, since the annexing of Crimea by Russia and with the continuing conflict on Ukraine’s eastern borders. Its politicians struggle with an economy that has been devastated by the loss of its eastern industrial base resulting in a free falling GDP, heavy currency devaluation and rising gas prices…

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February 2015
Romania

Creation ministry in Romania

In December 2014 I was in Cluj in Transylvania with Traian Todut and Pal Borzasi. I spoke in Manastur Baptist Church to the youth and also at a number of Hungarian Baptist churches. Young people from both communities were keen for the creation literature I brought out and stayed asking questions for a long…

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Ukraine’s agony

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September 2014
Ukraine

Ukraine’s agony

Our country, and particularly eastern Ukraine, as you will know, is in turmoil. There is an endless stream of hatred, grief, despair, casualties and destruction. People are in fear and without any means of subsistence. Houses of Prayer and the offices of Christian organisations have been occupied by militia and are often used to…

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September 2014
Belarus

Summer School of Reformed Theology, Minsk, 2014

Here, in Belarus, we continue to promote academic theology among evangelical churches. This year we had the privilege of Dr Paul Helm teaching us Calvin’s theology. Professor Helm is, of course, well known as a Christian philosopher and Calvin scholar. Our expectations had been high and they were fully met. Calvin Dr Helm effortlessly…

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September 2014
Moldova

Moldova – 20 years on

‘Strangle the leadership and choke the churches!’ was a core element of Communist strategy to suppress and ultimately destroy evangelical churches in the Iron Curtain era. It was a plan which had deeply damaging consequences for the cause of the gospel, resulting in thousands of leaderless churches and countless communities throughout Eastern European countries…

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August 2014
Ukraine

‘Around the World’ children’s camp, Ukraine

From June 14-21, a team of local, dedicated and energetic Christians held a week-long camp in western Ukraine for 75 children, aged between 7 and 13. Set within a large wood, with ponds, playing fields and several million mosquitoes, the camp was located at an ex-communist ‘pioneer camp’ that was bought by a Christian…

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January 2014
Moldova

Moldova Ministries

Founding members of Moldova Ministries, Peter McFarlane and John Angus, recently retired as trustees after many years of fruitful service. In this period (post-perestroika) they saw the cause of Christ blossom, with churches being built and congregations being planted in many urban and rural situations. Moldova Ministries (MM) continues to support many social ministries…

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October 2013
Belarus

Belarus’s first Summer School of Reformed Theology

On 25-27 June, the first Summer School of Reformed Theology took place in Minsk. It was a small but new event for my country.     Our goal is to change the ethos of Christian conferences in Belarus. We are not obsessed with numbers, but focussing on a different kind of fellowship. The aim is…

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