September 17—Remember Dr. Viktor Krutko, president of the Belarussian UECB, in your prayers today. Under Belarus’ authoritarian, pro-Russian government, evangelical Baptist churches can face undue scrutiny there because of the Ukrainian crisis. May God grant Dr. Krutko abundant wisdom.
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September 3rd, 2014
SGA president, Bob Provost recently spent a few weeks traveling through war-troubled Ukraine. During his time there, he was able to meet with several leaders who shared stories of how the local church there is serving their neighbors in the name of Jesus Christ! [READ MORE]
September 15th, 2014
Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, for they shall be satisfied (Matthew 5:6). Summer camp season has concluded across Russia and her neighboring countries, yet we continue to receive tremendous reports. In Ukraine, Pavel Kulakovsky—an SGA-sponsored missionary pastor—said there was significant outreach to children from dysfunctional families. These kids were starved both […] [READ MORE]
September 8th, 2014
I was born in Ukraine’s Cherkassy region. My parents worked in a collective farm. They parents were Orthodox, so I can say that I believed that God exists. I remember when I was small that I had bad dreams at night, and I tried to pray to God every evening. It helped me but at that time, I didn’t have saving faith. [READ MORE]
September 2nd, 2014
Severe poverty is just one of the many problems faced across Russian-speaking countries of Central Asia. Yet SGA-sponsored Compassion Ministry is making a difference in many lives, and God is using it to open hearts for the Gospel. [READ MORE]
August 25th, 2014
With all the grim news about persecution of believers in Muslim-dominated Central Asia, it is wonderful to receive ministry reports that make our hearts rejoice! We recently received one reporting on summer camp ministry, and it shows the fruit of more than 20 years of sowing the Gospel seed and watering it with His love and kindness. [READ MORE]
August 21st, 2014
In Belarus, SGA-sponsored missionary pastor Oleg ministers in the region surrounding the capital of Minsk, and also is a key Youth IN Ministry leader. Oleg and the youth of his church have been faithfully sharing Christ’s love with some Roma families. Oleg recently wrote to share the moving story of an entire family’s redemption. [READ MORE]