Category Archives: Ministry Updates

Approved

Approved After the devastating news that our Russian religious visas had been denied, we were over the moon when God worked a miracle and not only got us approved for one-time entry visas, but religious visas that allowed us entry for an entire year! We began making plans and seeking God for the next 365 […]

Denied

Denied. That one, simple, short word stamped in red across our Russian religious visa application last summer packed a punch. My heart for sharing the gospel with the Russian people has been steadily growing for more than six years. Getting into the country is half the battle. In order to do any sort of evangelism […]

155 People Give Their Lives to Jesus in Krivoy Rog

Krivoy Rog, a city in east Ukraine, is the longest city in Europe, at just over 120 km. It’s spread out and broken into many different zones. In Soviet times, this city was the outpost of the steel, metal, and mining industries. Most of the city was built by prisoners. Seventy percent of those prisoners […]

Angelina: Fed, Healed, and Saved

While evangelizing on the streets of Odessa, Ukraine, my team and I met Angelina, a woman whose angelic name should have indicated her destiny, but she was caught in the snares of the Enemy. Angelina approached our tent and asked if we could spare any food. She hadn’t eaten in three days. I gave her […]

Update From Yan

It has been a whirlwind for Karen and me as we have jumped into our evangelism work here in Ukraine.  We speak at conferences, do street evangelism, visit people at their homes, bring food to the poor and hungry, and visit hospitals. We get to pray for people, share the gospel with them, and even […]

Meet Ignite Europe’s New Evangelists

We are so excited to introduce you to the two newest Ignite Europe team members. Karen Zelfimyan and Yan Hrosu are officially on board as staff evangelists.  We met Karen during the year-long process of planning and executing One Hope Odessa. He’s been our translator and evangelism partner, and has become close friend. He’s done […]

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