Ukraine

Indigenous agencies. A blossoming of agencies followed independence with Ukrainians now working in outreach (evangelism, literature, media), with children (in summer camps and schools), and especially in humanitarian work (with prisoners, hospitals, orphanages and soup kitchens). Pentecostals/charismatics and Baptists minister both within Ukraine and without, sending missionaries to other former Soviet states. Pray for the […]

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Ukraine

Leadership training is probably the primary church need in Ukraine. Twenty years of sustained growth created thousands of new congregations requiring leadership formation. There are dozens of seminaries, Bible schools and institutes, the capacities of which must grow to meet current and future demands. Western agencies contribute helpfully in this area, including SGA, GEM, Calvary […]

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Ukraine

The Soviet Union dissolved 30 years ago, but its shadow still looms over Ukraine. The unmanaged market economy of the ’90s drove many deeper into poverty while a few powerful oligarchs gained extreme wealth through corrupt means. Ukraine’s economic troubles increase the political tensions between East and West. Communism’s demise as a governing ideology left […]

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Ukraine

Ukraine has a strong Christian legacy, and evangelicals emerged stronger and more numerous from 130 years of sustained persecution in which millions of Christians were killed. Freedom of religion is vastly improved but not yet enshrined in both law and practice. Pray for the Church to engage this new context with boldness. There are several […]

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Ukraine

Ukraine’s location as a gateway between East and West puts it in a vulnerable position, as the last 15 years have shown. With the Orange Revolution in 2004-5 and then the Euromaidan in 2014, Ukrainians demonstrated the willingness to stand up to Russian interference in domestic affairs. In response, Russia annexed the Crimean Peninsula, and […]

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Ukraine

Indigenous agencies. A blossoming of agencies followed independence with Ukrainians now working in outreach (evangelism, literature, media), with children (in summer camps and schools), and especially in humanitarian work (with prisoners, hospitals, orphanages and soup kitchens). Pentecostals/charismatics and Baptists minister both within Ukraine and without, sending missionaries to other former Soviet states. Pray for the […]

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Ukraine

Leadership training is probably the primary church need in Ukraine. Twenty years of sustained growth created thousands of new congregations requiring leadership formation. There are dozens of seminaries, Bible schools and institutes, the capacities of which must grow to meet current and future demands. Western agencies contribute helpfully in this area, including SGA, GEM, Calvary […]

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Published as owdp-prayers

Ukraine

The Soviet Union dissolved 30 years ago, but its shadow still looms over Ukraine. The unmanaged market economy of the ’90s drove many deeper into poverty while a few powerful oligarchs gained extreme wealth through corrupt means. Ukraine’s economic troubles increase the political tensions between East and West. Communism’s demise as a governing ideology left […]

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Published as owdp-prayers

Ukraine

Ukraine has a strong Christian legacy, and evangelicals emerged stronger and more numerous from 130 years of sustained persecution in which millions of Christians were killed. Freedom of religion is vastly improved but not yet enshrined in both law and practice. Pray for the Church to engage this new context with boldness. There are several […]

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