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Russian YouTube show opens more doors for online outreach

Pastor Yuri, founder of a Russian YouTube channel with an evangelistic focus, is seeing his vision for online outreach and worship embraced by thousands of pastors and churches as pandemic conditions drive them to “digital spaces.”
24 Jun 2020
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Pioneer missionaries receive national recognition for work in new area

After years of ministry in Russia, Luca* and Elena* moved to another former Soviet country in early 2017 to serve a new city. Shortly after they arrived, a young adult ministry team in Germany called paXan reached out to them in hopes of collaborating. paXan is a joint effort by Nazarene Youth
18 Jun 2019
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Russian couple called to missions

Olga and Aleksei Druzhinina have long served the Church of the Nazarene from their home in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The couple worked with European Nazarene College in theological education, and Aleksei was also involved in their local church as a Sunday School teacher. It wasn’t until two years
13 Jun 2019
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Nazarene generosity leads to key resources in Russian

Until only a couple of years ago, there were no Wesleyan academic commentaries available in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), a confederation of 15 Eurasian countries that are part of the former Soviet Union. Global Missions Director Verne Ward presents General Superintendent (and former
13 Jul 2018
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New EuNC online learning program reaches more students in CIS Field

Elena Shestakova was taking an online class through European Nazarene College (EuNC) when her pregnancy was stricken with complications. Doctors confined her to a hospital bed for several weeks to protect the health of both her and her child. Fortunately for Shestakova, her class was offered online.
09 Aug 2017
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Church helps deaf children in Russia find forever homes

When Moscow First Church of the Nazarene began welcoming deaf and hard-of-hearing people into the congregation, members became aware that deaf and hard-of-hearing children in a local orphanage were not adopted as readily as the hearing children and couldn’t even communicate with their caregivers at
21 Dec 2016
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Russia church begins deaf ministry

A few years ago, right before Christmas, Moscow First Church of the Nazarene leaders were getting ready for an annual community outreach event. One of the things the church traditionally does is invite people who are not members for the evening. Usually the invitations were done through a social
21 Dec 2016
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The taste of life

They cower in the shadow of the bridge leading across the railroad tracks, barely raising their eyes when steps approach, mumble a few words and stare at the coins in their hands. Others sit in the yard behind the homeless shelter, seeking cover from the burning sun, and wait for the long, empty day
12 Oct 2016
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Running for refugees: Nazarenes partner to fund education for Syrian children

On a warm morning in April, more than 2,500 kilometers away from Beirut, Lebanon, a handful of Nazarenes from Germany, Bulgaria, Moldova, Russia, the USA, and Ukraine joined 15,000 participants at the ‘START’ line of a track in Kyiv, Ukraine. Despite their diversity, the Nazarenes shared one common
22 Sep 2016
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Vision 2020: CIS Field embraces challenge to double in 15 years

What would it look like to double the number of Nazarene churches in the CIS Field (Commonwealth of Independent States) in the next 15 years? So far, it’s looking like families moving into cities and countries where the denomination does not yet have a presence, and in some cases drawing on the
21 Sep 2016
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