East-West Church & Ministry Report
Vol. 4, No. 1, Winter 1996, Covering the Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe


The Center for Civil Society International (CCSI) publishes a variety of resources to assist the development of citizen initiatives and community responsibility in the former Soviet Union and East Central Europe. Channels: A Guide to Third Sector Projects and Organizations in the New Independent States (1995, 199 pp., $15) surveys a variety of non-governmental organization (NGO) efforts. Revised and expanded, this second edition includes in-depth profiles of 80 U.S.-based NGOs active in the area, as well as brief descriptions and contact information for more than 400 indigenous NGOs. Civil Society: USA, A Guide for Citizens of the NIS and Eastern Europe (1992, 185 pp., $15) features an essay describing the third sector in the U.S., followed by detailed profiles of over 140 organizations selected for their possible interest to citizens of East Central Europe and the former U.S.S.R. CCSI plans to publish a Polish edition in spring 1996. Internet Resources for the NIS (1995, 96 pp., $12) discusses pertinent Internet sites, electronic mailing lists, contact lists, and sources for area news. The Internet for Russian Journalists (1995, Russian--44 pp., English--74 pp., $10) provides an introduction to on-line professional resources.  Contact:  

Triad Christian Publishing offers several Walk Thru the Bible Ministries video series translated into Russian and Ukrainian, including Foundations of Faith (four cassettes, $30); Seven Laws of the Learner (seven cassettes, $50); and Teaching With Style (two cassettes, $18). Contact: 1-a Obraztsovaya tipografia

Shluzovaya naberezhnaya 10 
113114 Moscow, Russia 
Tel: 7-095-235-9128 
Fax: 7-095-235-0507 
E-mail: triada@glas.apc.org
Box 851 
Corvallis, OR 97339-0851 
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Albert W. Wardin, Jr.'s Evangelical Sectarianism in the Russian Empire and the USSR: A Bibliographic Guide provides precise direction to little-known publications and extensive archival sources related to a wide variety of Protestant churches and mission work. Evangelical leaders who require historical perspective for outreach planning in the former Soviet Union should consult this impressive reference tool. The volume will be an invaluable guide to the literature for decades to come.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 1995. 867 pp. $90.00 hardback.

Resources, East-West Church & Ministry Report, 4 (Winter 1996), 13.

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1996 Institute for East-West Christian Studies
ISSN 1069-5664

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