Vol. 4, No. 4, Fall 1996, Covering the Former Soviet Union and East Central Europe
News Notes Representatives of five Evangelical organizations participated in the dedication of a new two-story ministry center on the south side of Moscow,
25 November 1996. The new facility was underwritten by five
partner organizations: The Association for Spiritual Renewal (Peter
Deyneka Russian Ministries), New Life Bible College and Campus Crusade
administration, the Russian-American Christian University, Russian
Christian Radio (Earl Poysti), and Child Evangelism Fellowship.
Other groups with offices in the building are: Missionary
Aviation Fellowship, TRIAD Publishers, Conservative Baptists
International, The CoMission, and East-West Ministries. The
Russian-American Christian University and New Life Bible College will
jointly administer a library, and all groups will share a
cafeteria. The building is located at Ul. Namyotkina 3a, near
Novye Cheryomuski Metro.
First-ever Russian Protestant Masters Program
Editor's Note: A unique cooperative program of
advanced theological education for faculty of Protestant seminaries in
the former Soviet Union culminated with the awarding of nine master of
arts degrees at a conference on theological education, Kyiv, Ukraine,
12 September 1996. Participating institutions were Odessa
Theological Seminary, St. Petersburg Christian University, and Donetsk
Christian University. Following are the titles of the masters
theses successfully defended at Kyiv.
- Cortez-Valdez, Pedro Andres, "The Meaning and Characteristics of
Discipleship in the Gospel of Matthew," St. Petersburg,
Kuznetsov, Viktor Matveevich, "Faith from Works as the Essence of Christian Faith," St. Petersburg, Russia;
Logvinenko, Viktor Vasil'evich, "An Attempt at Developing a Textbook on
'Dogmatics of the EkhB [Evangelical Christians-Baptists]'
for Bible Schools," Odessa, Ukraine;
Nikonenko, Valentin Ivanovich, "A Brief History of Pacifism," Donetsk, Ukraine;
Parfenenko, Vladimir Leonidovich, "The Old Testament: Its Value and Application," Odessa, Ukraine;
Popov, Vladimir Aleksandrovich, "The Origin of the Evangelical
Christian-Pashkovite Movement in Russia and Its Spiritual and
Educational Service," Tambov, Russia;
Samoilenkov, Sergei Nikolaevich, "Infant Baptism--The Effect [of Faith] Before Its Beginning," St. Petersburg, Russia;
Shevchuk, Yaroslav Danilovich, "The Land Which God Used [Geography of Palestine]," Odessa, Ukraine;
Shumilin, Aleksandr Viktorovich, "Those Who Have Fallen Away
(Hebrews 6:4-6): Who Are They?," Bishkek, Kirghyzia.
News Notes, East-West Church & Ministry Report, 4 (Fall 1996), 14.
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