Special Theme Edition on the Current Ukrainian Crisis:   Volume 22, No. 3  (Summer 2014)

The East West Church &  Ministry Report has issued a special theme edition examining the impact of the current Ukrainian crisis on the church and ministries in Ukraine and Russia.

This theme issue is now available in pdf format in English,  Russian, and Ukrainian.

Read more about the East West Church & Ministry Report  in EnglishRussian, or Ukrainian 

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  • CHRIS CARR, "House Church Planting in Bashkortostan, Russia," 4-7
  • KEN GUENTHER, Letter to the Editor, 7 
  • MARK R. ELLIOTT and CALEB CONOVER, compilers, "Christian Confessions and Denominations in Post-Soviet States: By the Numbers," 8-10
  • GILLIAN KIMBER, "Orthodox-Baptist Relations in Romania," 11-14
  • WESLEY WILSON and MARK R. ELLIOTT, compilers, "English-Language Online Newspapers in Post-Soviet States," 15-16
  • James Stamoolis, review of Christine Chaillot, ed., The Orthodox Church in Eastern Europe in the Twentieth Century (Bern:  Peter Lang AG, 2011), 16, 7

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  • Geraldine Fagan, “Believing in Russia,” 1-3
  • Geraldine Fagan, “How Orthodox Is Russia?” 3-5
  • Jerry Pankhurst, Review of Geraldine Fagan, Believing in Russia – Religious Policy after Communism (London: Routledge, 2013), 5
  • “Nuriddin Vlashinov” with “Andrew Colbourne,” “Advice for Ministry in Central Asia,” 6-8
  • Pavel Cerný, “The Missionary Practice of the Gospel in the Secular Environment of the Czech Republic,” 8-10
  • Crane, Jonathan, “Czech Church Property Restitution: Can It Avoid Corruption?” 10-11
  • SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, “Acts of Vandalism Against Russian Religious Centers,” 11
  • Elliott, Mark R. and Caleb Conover, compilers, “Christian Confessions and Denominations in Post-Soviet States: By the Numbers,” 12-14
  • Warner, Charley, Review of Mark Edworthy, The Wall That Remains (Richmond, VA: International Mission Board, Southern Baptist Convention, 2012)), 15
  • Elliott, Mark R., “A Belated Tribute to Fortitude and Faithfulness,” 15-16.
  • Duss, Serge, Review of Transparency International, Preventing Corruption in Humanitarian Operations: Handbook of Good Practices, 2010, 16

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  • Anonymous, “Persecuted Uzbek Evangelicals Wish Their Story Told,” 1, 9-10
  • Elliott, Mark R. and Caleb Conover, compilers, “Christian Confessions and Denominations in Post-Soviet States: By the Numbers,” 2-4
  • Critiques of Post-Soviet Church Statistics
    • Elliott, Mark R., “Comments on Church Statistics,” 5
    • Fagan, Geraldine, “A Critique of Russian and Belarusian Church Statistics,” 5-6
    • Uzzell, Lawrence A., “Thoughts about Religious Statistics in Russia,” 6-7
    • Cherenkov, Michael, “Christianity in Ukraine: Commentary on Statistics,” 7
    • Correll, Rich, “Ukrainian Church Statistics,” 8
    • Sunberg, Jay Glenn, “Nazarenes in Hungary,” 8
    • Manastireanu, Danut, “Comments on Romanian Church Statistics,” 8
  • SOVA Center for Information and Analysis, “Attendance at Russian Orthodox Christmas Services, January 2013,” 8
  • Brooke, James, “Is Russia Turning Protestant?” 9
  • Sunberg, Jay Glenn, “Group Discipleship in Bulgaria: Wesley’s Class Meeting Meets Social Media,” 10-13
  • Khalanskiy, Vyacheslav, “The Association of Christian Psychologists and Psychotherapists in Ukraine,” 13-14
  • “Selected Publications of Members of Ukraine’s Association of Christian Psychologists and Psychotherapists,” 14
  • Kizenko, Nadieszda, Review of Matthew Lee Miller, The American YMCA and Russian Culture: The Preservation and Expansion of Orthodox Christianity, 1900-1940 (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2013), 15
  • “Letter to the Editor,” 15
  • Walters, Philip, Review of Koenraad De Wolf, Dissident for Life: Alexander Ogoronikov and the Struggle for Religious Freedom in Russia (Grand Rapids, MI/Cambridge, UK: William B. Eerdmans, 2013), 16

 

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  • Grass, Tim, “The Lausanne Orthodox Initiative,” 1-2
  • Elliott, Mark R., “Observations from the Lausanne Orthodox Initiative,” 2
  • Wardin, Jr., Albert W., “Russian Germans in Germany: A Free Church Phenomenon,” 2-5
  • Manastireanu, Danut, “After Communism: Forty Years in the Desert?” 5-8
  • “Volunteers in Mission: An Interview with Rev. Tom Clark,” 8
  • Sunberg, Jay Glenn, “Group Discipleship in Bulgaria: Wesley’s Class Meeting Meets Social Media,” 9-11
  • Correll, Rich, “God Bless the Doers,” 11, 16
  • Reshetnikov, Yuri, “More Comments on Operation World Statistics, 12
  • Podolinská, Tatiana and Tomáš Hrustic, “Roma, Religion, and Regeneration,” 12-14
  • Dawson, Frank, Review of Tatiana Podolinská and Tomáš Hrustic, Religion as a Path to Change? The Possibilities of Social Inclusion of the Roma in Slovakia (Bratislava,
  • Slovakia: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2011), 14-15
  • Dawson, Frank, Review of Larry Beman with Dee Dee Azhikakath, The Roma of Europe (New York, NY: United Methodist Women, 2013), 15
  • Charter, Miriam, Review of Scott Klingsmith, Missions Beyond the Wall: Factors in the Rise of Missionary Sending Movements in East-Central Europe, (Nurenberg, Germany: VTR Publications, 2012), 16