Ukraine

Feb Feb 2017

UNPRECEDENTED OPPORTUNITY TO PLANT CHURCHES IN WAR-TORN UKRAINE

Dear Friend of Eurasia, Popasnaya was once a peaceful town in eastern Ukraine. Life for its 22,000 people went by much as it had for generations. Then the war came. In 2014, Popasnaya—and most of eastern Ukraine—became a battleground between the Ukrainian government and those who opposed it. Danger replaced routine. Uncertainty replaced tradition. The presence of armed soldiers, frequent shellings, and the risk of land mines became the new normal. By March 2015, Popasnaya’s retail district had reportedly dwindled to two stores and one pharmacy. The majority of its residents had to rely on food distributions from humanitarian groups…

Mar Mar 2016

UKRAINE’S WAR IS OPENING HEARTS TO THE GOSPEL!

Dear Friend of Eurasia, You would think it’s a ghost town. Overturned military tanks rest in barricaded mine yards along the roadside. Winter winds blow through curtains in the paneless windows of homes without electricity and running water. Schools sit empty and bombed railway bridges bury into the ground. This is daily life for millions of people in the villages of Eastern Ukraine. The country’s political upheaval of 2013—known as Euromaidan—set off a war which continues today, devastating Ukraine’s families and communities. “Many in the war zone have no means of support,” Paul and Christine Pierquet, AGWM missionaries in Ukraine,…