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Belarus-E · 21. August 2020
No Desire to Lose Belarus -------------------------------------------------------- Regarding the Sensitivities of Russia’s Christians L a d u s h k i n – It’s true what the British „Church Times“ wrote on 14 August: The Christians of Belarus are split on the issue of Alexander Lukashenko. Orthodoxy’s Moscow Patriarchy, which is also the largest church in Belarus, congratulated Lukashenko after his re-election. The Protestants, Roman- and Greek-Catholics view matters in a very...
Belarus-E · 10. October 2011
Down but Not Out ------------------------------------------------------------ Hopes for Kobrin’s “Baptist House of Mercy” are far from dea Commentary M o s c o w / K o b r i n – Sixteen months after its official opening, Eastern Europe’s largest Protestant-run home for the aged is still waiting on its first resident. On 26 June 2010, the “Baptist House of Mercy” had been officially dedicated in the village of Imenin near Kobrin/Belarus. Supporters of a network of Baptist...
Belarus-E · 28. June 2011
What Kinds of Stereotypes Exist? ------------------------------------------------------- A Belarusian Charismatic in conversation with the KGB Commentary M o s c o w – Ears perked when Sergey Lukanin reported in a press release on his conversation after being summoned to the Belarusian KGB on 3 June. Lukanin (born 1970) is a professional barrister, advocate and press speaker for Minsk’s 1.000+-member Charismatic “New Life” congregation. In the next-to-last paragraph of his press release...
Belarus-E · 05. July 2010
God Finishes What He Starts --------------------------------------------------- Baptist home for the aged in Belarus officially dedicated M o s c o w / K o b r i n – No government or Orthodox dignitaries were present on 26 June - but 52 guests from Missouri/USA were - as hundreds of Kobrin Baptists celebrated the opening of Belarus’ first privately-run home for the aged. Most of the costs for the magnificent “Baptist House of Mercy” with one- and two-bed rooms for 54 residents were...
Belarus-E · 23. March 2010
The Same, but Different ---------------------------------------- Viktor Krutko new President of the Belarusian Baptist Union M o s c o w -- Chairs revolved in Minsk’s large “Bethlehem Baptist Church” as Viktor Nikodimovich Krutko was elected President of the Belarusian Baptist Union on 20 March. More than a two-thirds majority of the assembled 289 delegates voted for him to succeed Nikolay Vassilovich Sinkovets as the Union’s President. Krutko had served as the Union’s...