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July 2017
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Făclia Publishing House publishing good Christian books in Oradea, Romania

Let me tell you my story: I was born into a loving evangelical Christian family in a harshly communist country that suffered for so long under the cruel dictatorship of Nicolae Ceausescu. But, in our town of Oradea in Romania, we had the privilege of attending a fine gospel preaching church, Emanuel Baptist Church,…

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May 2017
Romania

Emanuel Hospice, Romania

Cancer — the dreaded c-word — is dreadfully common. In 2014 there were 356,860 new cases of cancer diagnosed in the UK, the equivalent of a new diagnosis every two minutes. Experts state that 50 per cent of people in the UK born after 1960 will be diagnosed with cancer at some point in…

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May 2017
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Eastern Europe > Romania

Romania

Romania is a sovereign state located in Southeastern Europe It borders the Black Sea, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Hungary, Serbia, and Moldova. It has an area of 238,391 square kilometres (92,043 sq mi) and a temperate-continental climate. With over 19 million inhabitants, the country is the seventh-most-populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest,…

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June 2016
Romania

Emanuel University, Romania

2016 marks the 25th anniversary of Emanuel University in Oradea, Romania. Slavic Gospel Association (SGA) has had a long history with Emanuel, which today includes funding scholarships that allow students to attend the university. SGA asked Dr Paul Negrut to reflect on the past 25 years and look forward to what they wish to…

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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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August 2013
Romania

Romania – an unfinished mission

Romania? In Eastern Europe somewhere: Ceausescu and Communism; Securitate and informers; poverty, notably orphanages with tormented, sometimes deranged, children that the Romanian state wished to hide; and lorry-loads of aid, old clothes and used equipment, from good Christian people. These rather disparate fragments, I admit with shame, were once all I knew about Romania.…

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May 2013
Romania

Tent-missioning in south Romania

It is a great joy and privilege to present to you our very important work among local churches in the south of Romania, in the counties of Giurgiu and Teleorman. These counties are about 80 kms south of the capital, Bucharest.      We are a relatively young team of believers who are involved in…

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The Barnabas Company

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July 2012
Romania

The Barnabas Company

The Barnabas Company The Barnabas Company (not to be confused with the Barnabas Fund) is to finish its support for Hungarian Christians in Romania.     This ministry was founded by Stephen and Joan Clifford of Belper, in Derbyshire. Its purpose was to encourage believers who were poverty-stricken but rich in faith, and help them…

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Missionary Spotlight – New opportunities in Romania

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September 2008
Romania

Missionary Spotlight – New opportunities in Romania

New opportunities in Romania   I first met Raul Costea on a flight from Bucharest to the UK. I had been on an assignment in Romania project-managing for a manufacturing business; Raul was a Baptist pastor from Transylvania in central Romania.      While conversing we discovered a common bond of Christian faith. He told…

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Missionary Spotlight-EP Conference, Romania

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February 2006
Romania

Missionary Spotlight-EP Conference, Romania

Evangelical Press’ third Romanian Conference was held on 18-19 November in the city of Oradea. As the date coincided with sessions of the Romanian Baptist Union Assembly in Bucharest, there was uncertainty about the degree of attendance we could expect. In the event fears proved to be groundless, with numbers greater than in previous…

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Missionary Spotlight-Phenomenal growth in Romania

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June 2005
Romania

Missionary Spotlight-Phenomenal growth in Romania

God has done something extraordinary in Romania. Consider Emmanuel Baptist Church in Oradea near the Hungarian border (Oradea has a population of 230,000; Romania, 23 million). With sacrificial giving from inside and generous help from outside, it has played a crucial role in training pastors and church planting, and has experienced phenomenal growth. Behind…

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Missionary Spotlight – Romanian Encounter

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March 2004
Romania

Missionary Spotlight – Romanian Encounter

I want to share the single most significant event I experienced during a recent trip to Romania. It occurred on a Sunday. I was sent to preach in a village 90 minutes drive west of Iasi, where there has been recent severe persecution of Romanian Baptists by the Orthodox Church. After preaching in the…

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