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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

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  • Elliott, Mark R. Church-Based Alcohol Rehabilitation in the Former Soviet Union, 1-4
  • Oxbrow, Mark, Anglican Mission in Post-Soviet Europe – a Personal Retrospective, 4-5
  • Manastireanu, Danut, After Communism: Forty Years in the Desert? 5-7
  • Borenstein, Eliot, The Cathedral of Christ the Savior as Scandal and Haunted House, 7-8
  • Elliott, Mark R. Comparing Levels of Religious Restrictions in Post-Soviet States, 9
  • MacPhee, Peggy J., Missionaries in Bulgaria: Bulgarian and Western, 10-13
  • Belyaev, Demyan, Occult and Esoteric Doctrines in Russia after the Collapse of
  • Communism, 13-15
  • Menzel, Birgit, Occult and Esoteric Beliefs in Russia Today, 16, 15

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  • The Ukrainian Revolution and Christian Churches, Roman Lunkin
  • The Impact of the Ukrainian Crisis on Religious Life in Ukraine and Russia, Mark R. Elliott
  • Growing Russian Restrictions on Religious Activities, Lauren B. Homer
  • The Current and Possible Impact of the Ukrainian Crisis on Ukrainian Protestants, Sergiy Tymchenko
  • A Donetsk Evangelical Perspective on the Ukraine Crisis, Vyacheslav Khalanskyy
  • After Maidan, Mykhailo Cherenkov
  • Slaviansk, Ukraine:  An Epicenter of Charity and War, Karen Springs
  • Evangelicalism in Eastern Ukraine: Drifting between Division and Unity, John E. White

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  • Sawatsky, Walter, Christian Mission in a Russian Orthodox, 1-4
  • Anonymous, The Ukraine Crisis: The Perspective of a Missionary in Russia, 4
  • Goble, Paul, Moscow Seeing the Ukraine Conflict as a Spiritual Struggle, 5
  • Bennett, Brian P., Old Church Slavonic Versus Russian in the Divine Liturgy, 6-9
  • Porter-Szücs, Brian, Faith and Fatherland in Poland, 10-13
  • Lippman, Erich, Review of April French, ed. An Inner Step toward God: Writings and Teachings on Prayer by Father Alexander Men (Brewster, MA: Paraclete Press, 2014), 13-14
  • Corrado, Sharyl, Review of Albert W. Wardin, Jr., On the Edge: Baptists and Other Free Church Evangelicals in Tsarist Russia, 1855-1917 (Eugene, OR: Wipf & Stock, 2013), 14-15
  • Bourdeaux, Canon Dr. Michael, Review of Oliver Bullough, The Last Man in Russia and the Struggle to Save a Dying Nation (London: Penguin, 2013), 15
  • Responses to the Ukraine Theme Issue of the East-West Church and Ministry Report 22 (Summer 2014), 16
  • Vatoulya Dima, Broadcasting the Gospel across the Slavic World as Nations Go to War, 16.

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  • Editor’s Note on the Ukraine Crisis, 1
  • Smyslova, Ekaterina, Russian Christians and the Conflict in Ukraine, 1-3
  • Balashova, Alena and Sergey Kireev, A Refugee from Eastern Ukraine Speaks Out, 1, 3-4
  • Zazymkin, Igor, One of the Over 4,700 Fatalities in Eastern Ukraine, 4
  • Sergienko, Gennadi, In Response to the Ukraine Crisis Theme Issue, 4
  • A pastor in southern Russia, In Response to the Ukraine Crisis Theme Issue, 4-5
  • Komendant, Grigori, Religious Freedom, Mission, and the Transformation of Soviet Society in
  • Post-Soviet Churches, 5-7
  • Sipko, Yuri, A Generation of Free Russians Is Forming in the Church, 7-9
  • Bennett, Brian P., Old Church Slavonic versus Russian in the Divine Liturgy, 9-13
  • Anonymous, An Interview with a Christ-Follower Who works with Muslims in Moscow, 13-14
  • Uzzell, Lawrence, Punk Rockers in the Cathedral: Another View, 16, 15

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  • “Osokin, Serge.” A Russian Christian Perspective on the Ukrainian Crisis, 1-5
  • Tymchenko, Sergiy. A Ukrainian Christian Response to “A Russian Christian Perspective” on Ukraine, 1, 5-8
  • Manastireanu, Danut. THE WAY: Adapting the Alpha Course for Orthodox Catechism
  • Daniel, Wallace L. The Keston Archive: From Oxford to Baylor, 9-11
  • Chart. Keston-Funded Scholars (2009-2014), 13
  • Prigodich, Ray Review of Joshua T. Searle and Mykhailo N. Chernkov. A Future and a Hope: Mission, Theological Education, and the Transformation of Post-Soviet Society (Eugene, Oregon: Wipf & Stock, 2014), 14
  • Steeves, Paul D. Review of Russian Bible Wars: Modern Scriptural Translation and Cultural Authority (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013), 16
  • Fagin, Geraldine. Obituary: Father Gleb Yakunin (1934-2014), 16,15

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  • ELLIOTT, MARK R., The Impact of the Ukrainian Conflict on Church Life: Commentary on Accompanying Charts, 1-2
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT, compilers, Detention, Threats, and Violence Against Christian Minority Believers in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea (February December 2014), 2-6
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT, compilers, Church and Christian NGO Seizures, Restrictions, and Damage in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea (April 2014 – March 2015), 7-9
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT , compilers, Post-Maidan Harassment and Violence Faced by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate (UOCMP) (March 2014 – April 2015), 9-11
  • SNYDER, AVI AND JAMES LAUDERDALE, Budapest – A Missions Hub for 25 Years, 12-13
  • Missions with Regional Offices in Budapest, 13
  • VLASIN, ALEXANDRU, Romanian Baptist Foreign Missions, 13-15, 6
  • ALVIS, ROBERT E., Catholic Identity and Education in Modern Poland, 16, 15

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  • LUNDELL, MIHAI, Romanians in the Global Missions Movement, 1-3
  • VLASIN, ALEXANDER, compiler, Romanian Cross-Cultural Mission Agencies, 3
  • ANONYMOUS, The Expulsion of Missionaries from Uzbekistan; An Interview with a Central Asian Missionary, 3-4.
  • PARKS, EVAN, Planning for Crises in Eastern Europe, 4-6
  • CHERENKOV, MYKHAILO, The Slavic Diaspora and Its Soviet Trauma, 7
  • TURLAC, OLEG, Slavic Evangelicals in a Survival Mode: A Response to Mikhail Cherenkov’s “Slavic Diaspora,” 7-8
  • LEUSTEAN, LUCIAN N., Eastern Orthodoxy, Eastern, Europe, and Post-Soviet Politics, 9-11
  • MITROFANOVA, ANASTASIA AND ZOE KNOX, Beyond the Moscow Patriarchate: Popular Piety and Protest in the Russian Orthodox Church, 11-14
  • GOECKEL, ROBERT, Review of David Doellinger, Turning Prayers into Protests; Religious Based Activism and Its Challenge to State Power in Socialist Slovakia and East Germany: Budapest: Central European University Press, 2013, 14
  • BENHAM, STEPHEN, Letter to the editor, 15.KIM, TATIANA, Christian Psychology in Russia, 16, 15

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  • WARNER, CHERYL, Down Syndrome Ministry, 1-3
  • LITVINOVA, DARIA, Krasnoyarsk Opposition to Special Needs Education Center, 3
  • RABER, MARY, Russian Evangelical Compassionate Ministries, 1905-1929, 4-8
  • STOECKL, KRISTINA, The Politics of Orthodox Churches in Emigration, 9-10
  • LIPPMAN, ERICH, Response to Kristina Stoeckl, “The Politics of Orthodox Churches in Emigration,” 10-11
  • KOWALEWSKI, WOJCIECH, Polish Protestants in a Catholic Context, 11-15
  • SYSN, FRANK, Letter to the Editor
  • SWATSKY, WALTER, Obituary-Alexei M. Bychkov (1928-2015), 16
  • CHAPMAN, IAN, Obituary—Alexander Kozynko (1956-2015), 16, 15

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  • ELLIOTT, MARK R., The Impact of the Ukrainian Conflict on Church Life: Commentary on Accompanying Charts, 1-2
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT, compilers, Detention, Threats, and Violence Against Christian Minority Believers in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea (February December 2014), 2-6
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT, compilers, Church and Christian NGO Seizures, Restrictions, and Damage in Eastern Ukraine and Crimea (April 2014 – March 2015), 7-9
  • IRELAND, JOY AND MARK R. ELLIOTT , compilers, Post-Maidan Harassment and Violence Faced by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church Moscow Patriarchate (UOCMP) (March 2014 – April 2015), 9-11
  • SNYDER, AVI AND JAMES LAUDERDALE, Budapest – A Missions Hub for 25 Years, 12-13
  • Missions with Regional Offices in Budapest, 13
  • VLASIN, ALEXANDRU, Romanian Baptist Foreign Missions, 13-15, 6
  • ALVIS, ROBERT E., Catholic Identity and Education in Modern Poland, 16, 15
  • FAIRBAIRN, DONALD, Review of Curtis Elliott, Theologizing Place Displacement: Reconciling, Remaking and Reimagining Place in the Republic of Georgia,” Ph.D. dissertation, Asbury Theological Seminary, 2015.

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  • ELLIOTT, MARK R., Introducing Coverage of Malkhaz Songulashvili, Evangelical Christian Baptists of Georgia, 1.
  • SONGULASHVILI, MALKHAZ, A Merging of Protestant and Orthodox Theology and Practice: Evangelical Christian Baptists of Georgia, 1-4.
  • STAMOOLIS, JAMES J., Response fo Malkhaz Songulashvili: Georgian Baptists and the Process of Enculturation, 4-6.
  • MANASTIREANU, DANUT, A Comparison of the Georgian Baptist Church and the Lord’s Army in Romania, 6-8.
  • CREGO, PAUL, Response to Malkhaz Songulashvili: Tackling Controversy Head On, 9-10.
  • BUNDY, DAVID, Response to Malkhaz Songulashvili, Evangelical Christiaan Baptists of Georgia— A Matter of Conscience, 10-11.
  • LODEN, LISA, Israel’s Russian Jewish Christians and Russian-Language Evangelism in Israel, 11-14.
  • KOWALEWSKI, WOJCIECH, The Pentecostal Church of Poland, 14-15.
  • NICHOLS, GREGORY, Review of Constantine Prokhorov, Russian Baptists and Orthodoxy, 1960-1990: A Comparative Study of Theology, Liturgy, and Traditions. Carlisle: Langham Monographs, 2013, 16.
  • CORRECTIONS, 16.

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  • ELLIOTT, MARK R., Has the Role of Women in Evangelical Churches in the Former Soviet Union Changed in the Past Two Decades? An Interview with Pastor Shirinai Dosova, 1-2.
  • TURLAC, NATALIA, Women’s Ministry in Evangelical Churches in the Former Soviet Union: A Response to Shirinai Dosova, 2-4.
  • OBROVETS, GALINA, Response to Shirinai Dosova, 4-5.
  • FRENCH, APRIL L., Women in Evangelical Churches in the Former Soviet Union: A Response, 5-6.
  • RABER, MARY, Before and After: Baptist Women in Post-Soviet Ukraine, 7-8.
  • RAATZ, NANCY, Reponse to the Interview with Shirinai Dosova on Women in Ministry, 8-9.
  • COODY, JON, A Report on a St. Petersburg Conference on the Role of Women in the Church, 10.
  • SONGULASHVILI, MALKHAZ, A Merging of Protestant and Orthodox Theology and Practice: Evangelical Christian Baptists of Georgia, 11-14.
  • ALIKIN, VALERIY A., Review of Malkhaz Songulashvili, Evangelical Christian Baptists of Georgia: The History and Transformation of a Free Church Tradition, Waco, TX: Baylor University Press, 2015, 14-15.
  • KOWALEWSKI, WOJCIECH, The Pentecostal Church of Poland, 16, 15.