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Russia

In Eurasia, gospel hope is desperately needed. This extensive region, long oppressed by despotic rule and with no tradition of an open bible, now suffers from alcoholism, violence, abuse and family breakdown. In this context, Christians will play key roles in breaking cycles of brokenness and despair.

As I follow the unfolding news from the Ukraine crisis – media reports and analysis, facebook posts and newsletters from friends in the region – my heart weeps. The decision in November 2013 by Ukraine’s then president, Viktor Yanukovych, to…

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Begin your marriage with an IFES internship? Not everyone’s dream! But Alexei and Julia got married at the beginning of their internship, and to make it a much more interesting time, combined it with their honeymoon. Some may think this…

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Cross-cultural connections Relay is a one-year discipleship programme that provides graduates with opportunities to work alongside students. David Kurka, from ABUB Brazil, did Relay in London this year. ‘I am very thankful for all that God has done and all…

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CCX Russia Praise God for a new bible study group in a medical institute dormitory! It started after a student went to a conference in a neighbouring country. She writes: ‘I loved the fellowship, the friendliness and love of the…

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fellowship with other young believers is like wood that keeps the fire going. Can an IFES movement hold an event which spiritually nurtures Christians while reaching out to those who aren’t Christians? For CCX Russia, the answer is definitely yes!…

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give thanks that Europe is tackling these difficult issues and equipping students to be faithful witnesses in the context of Eastern Orthodox ChristianityIn late January, IFES Europe held a consultation on Eastern Orthodoxy in Bulgaria. The Eastern Orthodox church is…

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