During the last week of November, the leadership group came together for the time of planning and strategy development. The main goal of the movement that has Billy Graham and John Stott as founders is Connecting influencers and ideas for global mission.
Evghenii represents Moldova in the steering committee. The meeting was held in the suburb of Moscow at Zelenograd Baptist Church.
The group was joined by the global leaders of Lausanne discussing the key networks and focus groups as well as development of the Russian speaking segment of the global movement, since Russian is one of eight official languages of the movement. One of the biggest upcoming events is the Buisness as Mission gathering in June 2019 in Manila. Other topics included evangelism through rehabilitation, persecuted church, theological education, leadership development, role of social media in evangelism, etc.
Below is a short video report on this meeting for the Russian speaking evangelical community.
The students of Moldova Bible Seminary are involved in regular ministry throughout the year. As part of their education they also travel on international mission trips during the summer and winter breaks. This summer the geography of the outreach of MBS has expanded to include India.
Jeanya T. is a senior at MBS and during her years of studies has travelled across Moldova, Transnistria and Russia participating in ministry work. Her focus was children and teens. In 2014 after one of the trips to Russia she learned about a ministry in India that was started by Eastern Europeans and includes several orphanages. For a year she prayed about going to serve with them. As a result Jenya has joined together with a group of five young people from Moldova and traveled to serve the Indian orphans for a month.
Together with a team from Moldova, Jenya has been teaching children in four orphanages and also participated in an outreach to children in slums of Deli. This was a life-changing experience as upon her return Jenya has shared that he is now considering a long-term commitment to the country of India and the children she fell in love with.
Here you may see a video report from the month-long outreach in the country of over a billion.
Evghenii spent three weeks in March sharing an various churches in Indiana, Texas and Wyoming as well as at events such as FCA and Navigators. The goal is to encourage the church and believers to take the responsibility for the nations. Our prayer to create and develop strategic relationships with a goal of reaching Eastern Europe and Central Asia with the Good News.
Story from Greg about his experience on the mission trip to Moldova with KBC.
A week long project by men from Fannin Terrace Baptist Church who came and made major improvements on Moldova Bible Seminary facilities including replacement of windows, plastering and painting the walls, replacing floors and more. They fixed major class-room, kitchen, two key hallways and painted the main entry way! Thanks to all who helped with this project! MBS students will be very blessed!
Larga is a village in Moldova located at the very northern point of the country. A group of seven from MBS travelled there during Christmas break in order to share the Gospel with children and their parents in school and kindergarten. They presented a program with songs, stories and the Gospel message. They also shared the gifts made by believers from USA and delivered by Samaritan's Purse. Here is a short story in pictures about this trip.
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