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Ukraine

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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When demonstrations started in November 2013 in Maidan, the main square of Kiev, Ukraine, few people knew that hundreds of thousands would continue to meet there to oppose President Yanukovych's foreign policy, which was turning away from solidifying relations with…

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Silent night, Holy night. All is calm… Well, not really. As I write, students around the world are facing turmoil head-on. Staff and students of CCX Ukraine have taken to the streets – with over 130,000 people – to protest…

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‘People who help CCX Ukraine are our treasure. Their dedication motivates our staff. They bring new skills and vision to the ministry.’ These words of Denis Gorenkov, General Secretary of CCX, could be echoed by IFES movements around the world,…

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you cannot be the same. I am grateful for this opportunity to practice my faith in such a way Imagine being abandoned by your mother and father. How might that affect your perception of a Father God? How would you learn…

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Students transforming local communities. Student In Church Evangelism (SICE) is a partnership between GHAFES and IVCF/USA. Joshua Settles, area director for IVCF Tennessee, is taking part in the fifth SICE which runs from now until 16 July. He shares: ‘Each…

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