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Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia; land of paradox and dreams
October 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia; land of paradox and dreams

 Macedonia; land of paradox and dreams The present Republic of Macedonia occupies one third of the Bible's Macedonia (much of the latter lies in present-day Greece).  It is indeed paradoxical that the nation of Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia from 336-323 BC, should now have to endure being called the Former Yugoslav Republic of…

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Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia today
October 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia today

 Macedonia today The ancient province of Macedonia existed during the Roman, Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. In 1913, after the Balkan wars, the Bucharest Treaty divided Macedonia between Greece, Serbia and Bulgaria. Eventually, after World War II, the part of Macedonia ruled by Serbia emerged as one of the six Republics of Yugoslavia.  In 1991, after…

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Missionary Spotlight – Personal work in Macedonia
October 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Personal work in Macedonia

  Personal work in Macedonia Macedonia is the most southern of the Balkan countries, sharing borders with Albania, Greece, Bulgaria and Serbia. Its long history reaches back to New Testament days. I walked the old Roman road that led to it  - probably the very road travelled by the Apostle Paul.  Macedonia has been subject to…

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Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia: the Albanian part
October 2001

Missionary Spotlight – Macedonia: the Albanian part

The Republic of Macedonia is about a third the size of Scotland, surrounded by Greece, Albania, Kosova, Serbia and Bulgaria. It gained independence when Yugoslavia broke up in 1991, and has a population of two million, of whom one third are Albanians living mainly in the western part. Readers should not think that the Albanians…

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