Christian Delegates Grapple with Ukrainian Conflict

With more than 6,000 people killed and 1.2 million internally displaced in the last year, how should the global church respond to the Ukrainian conflict? Around 60 delegates and observers grappled with this question at the London Consultation, a special event...

Baptists Respond to Crisis Rocking Ukraine

The Easter greeting – “Christ is Risen!” – is said not only on Easter Sunday but also throughout the whole Easter season in Ukraine. It is used as a greeting of one Christian to another meeting in the street or elsewhere. The answering response...

European Baptists Appeal to Russian, Ukrainian Baptists

The European Baptist Federation (EBF) has challenged Russian and Ukrainian Baptist leaders to issue a joint statement calling for peace while acknowledging their differences. The appeal comes from EBF general secretary Tony Peck and EBF president Otniel Bunaciu in...

Pro-Russian Separatists Target Ukrainian Christians

Pro-Russian separatists are increasingly targeting evangelical Christians in eastern Ukraine—beating, torturing and even killing them. Such has been the escalation of attacks in recent months in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions. Evangelical leaders have issued a...

Christian University in Ukraine Forced to Evacuate

Pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine have forced a Christian university to evacuate its buildings and have taken over the campus. “Donetsk has become the stronghold of the separatist bands of armed soldiers in the region,” Oleksii Melnychuk, president of...