August 30—Pray for the leadership and staff of SGA’s international offices in New Zealand, Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Pray that God will increase their resources and partnering churches to keep advancing the Gospel in the CIS and Eastern Europe.
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August 10th, 2016
In recent history, the Soviet Union was dedicated to eliminating the church of Jesus Christ. They killed untold tens of millions of Christians but they could not overpower Christ’s church. Bibles were confiscated, but SGA radio ministries kept teaching God’s Word seven days each week and 24 hours each day. [READ MORE]
August 29th, 2016
Every tragedy, conflict, and hardship are divinely provided platforms to display the grace and glory of God. Ukrainian believers have seen the last two years filled with tears, tragedy, and hardship. No one in the country has escaped the effects of the conflict. Yet by God’s design, it is in the midst of trials and hardship that believers can most visibly and verbally bear witness to the life-saving Gospel. [READ MORE]
August 19th, 2016
We have received word from the Russian Baptist Union that one of their summer camp ministries in the Yamal region was shut down by the local Department of Public Safety. Local media reports that the new anti-missionary law was cited as grounds for the closure in addition to alleged “violations of safety regulations.” [READ MORE]
August 15th, 2016
We praise and thank the Lord for the opportunity God granted us this month to hold a summer camp session for local children on our church’s property. This was the first time we had done so in our town. And the majority of the children were from unbelieving homes. [READ MORE]
August 12th, 2016
I’m writing to request urgent prayer because tensions between Russia and Ukraine appear to be sharply escalating. [READ MORE]
July 13th, 2016
Pastor Yakov Kuzmich Dukhonchenko was sentenced to 10 years in prison for the crime of preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. While in prison, he preached without restraint and God raised up a large prison church. [READ MORE]