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April 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File: The Republic of Serbia

Fact File: the Republic of Serbia   Kosovo: Until 17 February 2008, when it declared independence, Kosovo was a province of Serbia - although it had been under UN administration and virtually autonomous since 1999. Kosovo has just over two million people - predominantly ethnic Albanian. Pristina is its largest city. Most of the data…

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Missionary Spotlight – Evangelicals in Serbia
April 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Evangelicals in Serbia

Evangelicals in Serbia Serbia is one of the least evangelised countries in Europe. Although it is predominantly Serbian Orthodox, few have a personal relationship with the true God.     However, there are some Serbs passionate to bring the gospel to their own people. One such is Samuil Petrovski, Vice President of the Serbian Evangelical Alliance and…

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Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Serbia
April 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Serbia

Christianity in Serbia Serbia accepted Eastern Christianity in the 12th century AD for political reasons. The epic battle of Kosovo in 1389 influenced the spread of Christianity in the region - although the Serbs lost the battle, it slowed down Turkey's attempts to islamise Europe. While the Ottoman Empire held sway (1300-1922), the Serbian Orthodox Church…

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Missionary Spotlight – Ministering to students in Serbia
April 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Ministering to students in Serbia

Ministering to students in Serbia We are able to share the gospel of Jesus Christ with an increasing number of students. On 17-19 November 2007 we had the biggest ever attendance at an Evangelical University Students (EUS) conference, with 155 students registering from all over Serbia and Montenegro. For the second year we held it…

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Religious freedom in Serbia
April 2005

Religious freedom in Serbia

Evangelical churches have existed in Serbia since the late nineteenth century. Baptists, for example, received legal recognition in 1905, in parts of the country; and, after the formation of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenians in 1918, enjoyed legal recognition. After the Second World War the Communist government treated all those belonging to…

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