SPIRITUAL HARVEST IN THE FORMER SOVIET UNION

John 4:35 ‘Do you not say, there are still four months, and then comes the harvest? Behold, I say to you, lift up your eyes, and look on the fields; for they are white already for harvest.”


Isaiah 52:7 “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news...”


       For 70 long years Communist doctrine worked hard to take away faith in God. Bibles were taken away and burned, and Christians paid the price with their freedom and they would spend many years in prison. But long-awaited Freedom from God finally came. Christians from all over the world prayed for that Iron Curtain to fall. And unfortunately over the years tens of millions of people over the years formed a spiritual vacuum.


The older generation and government leaders ceased to promote communist ideology, and the young generation left one shore, but not yet reached the other. This is the phenomenon that indicates the awakening of the younger generation in post-Soviet republics. To date, over 70% of believers in the church are young people. When the doors opened for the free preaching of the Gospel, our ministry team was one of the first to conduct Evangelistic campaigns. 


The first crusade in his history, which was attended by more than 20,000 people, took place in West of Ukraine in 1988. We were shocked to see how more than 500 young people were saved in one meeting. Since those distant 80’s and to this day, our missionaries have been preaching the Gospel. Over 90% of people who came to pray for repentance were young. Young people are seeking God, and spiritual vacuum in the hearts of the young generation is filling with faith. New churches emerge in the Eastern Ukraine. We distributed Bibles, humanitarian aid, food and held meetings in dangerous areas. 


For the last years God has helped us to open 630 new churches in many countries. Much can be said about active grace of God, the power of His words, wonderful testimonies of salvation and healing, but all I want to say is this: thank you for your prayer support during the harvest time. 



All glory belongs only to the Lord.