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Ev Alliance · 11. April 2020
The Russian Evangelical Alliance is still on the Move ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Inter-confessional bodies in Russia and Ukraine L a d u s h k i n – The status of the “Russian Evangelical Alliance” is clearly improving. Its 17th annual convention was held on 11 March at the Moscow headquarters of the “Associated Russian Union of Christians of Evangelical-Pentecostal Faith” (ROSKhVE). For the first time in years, its Senior Bishop, Sergey...
Ev Alliance · 05. December 2019
Russia’s Evangelical Alliance is Back on the Public Stage ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Inter-Denominational Contacts are on the Increase M o s c o w -- Good things are happening for interconfessional relationships in Russia. For the first time in four years, representatives of all of Russia’s leading evangelical denominations attended a session of the Moscow-based “Advisory Council for the Heads of the Protestant Churches of Russia” on 23...
Ev Alliance · 09. April 2019
Surviving Past – and Future - Blockades -------------------------------------------------------------- A Russian Prayer Breakfast met in St. Petersburg M o s c o w – On 12 March, the St. Petersburg branch of Russia‘s Prayer Breakfast movement celebrated its tenth anniversary. The topic was the German blockade of WW II., and elderly guests told emotional stories about their efforts to survive and the need for current solidarity. Moscow‘s Vitaly Vlasenko, an ambassador to the Orthodox for...
Ev Alliance · 06. March 2018
Waiting on the White Smoke ------------------------------------------------------------------- The Russian Evangelical Alliance’s 15th annual convention in Moscow M o s c o w -- It took a while for the white smoke to climb up the chimney. That’s the Roman Catholic metaphor the 66-year-old Alexander Fedichkin, the Russian Evangelical Alliance’s president, used to describe the protracted internal negotiations leading up to his appointment for an additional three-year term. Consequently, the...
Ev Alliance · 14. July 2017
“Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump Will Yet Become Friends” --------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Moscow Hosts an Alternative Form of Prayer Breakfast M o s c o w – On 16 May, an alternative form of National Prayer Breakfast was held in Moscow’s expansive “Ukraine Radisson Royal Hotel”. The more than 200 participants came from a total of 14 countries and – according to its organisers – “all corners of Russia”. Called in Russian the...
Ev Alliance · 07. July 2017
Why a Single Protestant Needs Two Chapels ------------------------------------------------------------------------ Report on a Visit of the Russian Evangelical Alliance to the Far East Reportage M o s c o w -- During a visit of the Russian Evangelical Alliance (REA) to the Russian Far East in mid-June, a Pentecostal pastor in Khabarovsk repeated a sad joke supposedly describing the state of Protestantism in Russia: A believer shipwrecked on an uninhabited island decided to build himself two...
Ev Alliance · 09. March 2013
Russia’s Evangelical Alliance is on the Upswing ------------------------------------------------------------------- 11th Annual National Conference held in Moscow M o s c o w -- On March 1, the inter-confessional “Russian Evangelical Alliance” celebrated the 10th anniversary of its founding during the annual national conference in the Moscow headquarters of the Russian Baptist Union (RUECB). Only 40 persons attended, but thanks to new participants from the Baptist, Evangelical-Christian...
Ev Alliance · 20. March 2012
Portraying Christendom as One Single Family ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ The Russian Evangelical Alliance’s annual conference has taken place M o s c o w – In a word of greeting at the Russian Evangelical Alliance’s (REA) national conference in a Moscow church of the Seventh-Day Adventists on 15 March, the Baptist traveling evangelist Yuri Sipko criticised sharply the past of his own Protestant movement. He attributed the slow improvement...
Ev Alliance · 08. July 2011
Russia’s Evangelical Alliance: Only an Eight-Year-Old Lad --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A conversation with its President: Dr. Vladimir Ryaguzov (Krasnodar) The questions were posed by Marina Tschernyavskaya from the Russian edition of the news service “Christian Today”. The Russian Evangelical Alliance was formed eight years ago. How would you describe the years since then? The Russian Evangelical Alliance indeed does remind me of...
Ev Alliance · 21. March 2011
Becoming a Voice for National Unity ------------------------------------------------------------------ Moscow’s “National Prayer Breakfast” has a new format M o s c o w -- On 15 March, approximately 200 religious and secular leaders gathered in Moscow’s exclusive “President-Hotel” for the 11th Russian National Prayer Breakfast since its inception in 1995. This year’s gathering, which was entitled “Russia – a Multi-National and Multi-Cultural Country”, was marked by Nikolay...

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