Church Leaders: Russian Churches Welcome Soccer Fans and Chance to Witness

Church Leaders published a feature story on Mission Eurasia’s World Cup Scripture Outreach, writing “The Mission Eurasia [World Cup] initiative offers a window of opportunity to spread the gospel in a very restrictive environment.” Our president Sergey Rakhuba, quoted in the article, notes:

“[The World Cup Outreach] will likely be a little bit of a stretch for the more traditional evangelical churches to use their facilities as soccer game viewing centers, but this fresh, strategic approach, which actually is a demonstration of the power of ‘the gift of hospitality,’ is needed in the current political and social climate. Creative outreaches like this one are what our young leaders are trained to do through School Without Walls, Mission Eurasia’s flexible, ministry-based leadership training program.”

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Russian Churches Welcome Soccer Fans and Chance to Witness