Caucasus

Caucasus · 05. December 2020
Baptist Grosny Chechnya Voloshin Yoder Ashabov Communist
Caucasus · 30. March 2017
Baptists Georgia "Elimar Brandt" "Malkhaz Songulashvili" "Merab Gaprindshvili" "Evangelical Baptist Association of Georgia“ "Ilja Osephashvili" "John Sundquist" EBCG homosexuals Muslims "Jehovah’s Witnesses" Portal-Credo "William Yoder"
Caucasus · 14. June 2013
"Malkhaz Songulashvili" Georgia "Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia" EBCG "Baptist World Alliance" "John Sundquist" "evangelical-Orthodox relations" "female bishop" "women's ordination" Chechnya Grozny "construct mosques and churches jointly" "Basil Mkalavishvili" "Levan Akhalmosulishvili" "Brian Wolf" "Friedensbote" "Slavic Gospel Association" "European Baptist Federation" "Moscow Patriarchate" "Peace Cathedral" "William Yoder"
Caucasus · 07. April 2009
Using a Great Opportunity for the Cause of Christ ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Russian Baptist leader visits the government of Chechnya M o s c o w -- Chechnya and its capital Grozny are being rapidly rebuilt, and Baptists need to be a part of that rebuilding process. That was the conclusion of Rev. Vitaly Vlasenko (Moscow), Director of External Church Relations for the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists (RUECB), following a visit to...
Caucasus · 03. November 2008
Supplementing Dialogue with Deeds ------------------------------------------------------------- Interdenominational Russian committee planning to visit Georgia M o s c o w -- Before the end of 2008, Moscow’s “Christian Inter-Confessional Advisory Committee” (CIAC) is planning to send a delegation of Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant leaders to Georgia. The Protestant member of the triumvirate heading the CIAC, the Baptist Pastor Vitaly Vlasenko (Moscow), explained: “We must go and meet...
Caucasus · 07. October 2008
A Necessary Embrace --------------------------------------------------------------------- On the Lisbon sessions of the General Council of the European Baptist Federation Commentary M o s c o w - Before the eyes of the European Baptist Federation's (EBF) General Council convening in Lisbon/Portugal on 26 September, Malkhaz Songulashvili (Tbilisi), Archbishop of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Georgia, and Vitaly Vlasenko (Moscow), Director of External Church Relations for the Russian Union of...
Caucasus · 12. September 2008
Humanitarian Support for South Ossetia Up-and-Running ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- Russian Protestant efforts and thoughts on Ossetia M o s c o w -- Humanitarian and support visits by Russian Baptists in the desperately poor Georgian enclave of South Ossetia are up-and-running. Valentin Vasilizhenko from the Moscow headquarters of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists (RUECB) was among the most recent visitors. He reports a great...
Caucasus · 29. August 2008
Extending the reach of our love and concern ------------------------------------------------------------------- Aid needed for the victims of war in Ossetia and Georgia M o s c o w -- Caring persons living at distant locations can indeed make significant impact for the cause of peace and reconciliation in the embattled Caucasus region of Eastern Europe. Believers from afar usually cannot hug and console refugees and the bereaved in the Caucasus themselves, but – thanks to the invention of...
Caucasus · 28. August 2008
We Extend the Hand of Friendship ----------------------------------------------------------------------------Statement of the Russian Union of Evangelical Christians-Baptists on the war in Georgia M o s c o w -- During the past 15 years, the Baptists of Russia and Georgia have grown distant from one another. After centuries of harmonious relationships between our two peoples, we grieve the fact that our friendship is dying. We Baptists are becoming strangers to one another. It is not an easy...