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Artem’s dream: How faith, SWW gave teen new purpose

By Stephanie Cartwright | March 17, 2021

  Artem, 18, recalled the dream that led him to turn from sin and give his life to Christ. “One night I had a dream about a man dressed in white, and a bright light emanated from him,” Artem said. “He told me that if I didn’t change my ways, then I would face great suffering. When I woke up,…

From fearful Yazidi to child of God

By Stephanie Cartwright | March 9, 2021

“We are all going to hell!” Boris remembers his Yazidi grandmother in Armenia telling him this when he was a young man. These words frightened Boris, who turned to a Yazidi spiritual leader for hope. But he told Boris that only a select few would make it to paradise and that even spiritual leaders like…

Elnaras New Start

Her disability didn’t stop her from serving the Lord

By Stephanie Cartwright | September 17, 2020

Elnara was desperate for a new start – deaf, unable to speak, spiritually lost, and a single mom raising two children on her own in Kazakhstan. It’s a place where more than half the population is Muslim, Christians are persecuted for their faith, and churches have been closed. Mission Eurasia’s School Without Walls (SWW) program…

Lidia's Story

Lidia’s Story: Thankful for ‘miracle’ wheelchair

By Stephanie Cartwright | August 12, 2020

Lidia, 81, lives just outside of Zaporozhye, Ukraine. She has lived in the same village her entire life. She loves it there, despite the violence that erupted when the ongoing conflict broke out in 2014. She knows nearly everyone in her village and is well-loved by her community. Lidia’s husband passed away 11 years ago.…

School Without Walls students thankful

‘Relevant’ skills: School Without Walls students thankful

By ME Admin | August 20, 2020

Mission Eurasia’s School Without Walls (SWW) program is equipping and training Next Generation leaders for evangelism and discipleship – one young life at a time. In their own words, these young believers in the Eurasian country of Georgia share how the program has helped prepare them for ministry. Salome’s story When Salome – now 25…

Amirkhan (name changed for safety), a School Without Walls leader from Kyrgyzstan

Standing Strong in Christ: Amirkhan’s Story

By ME Admin | June 17, 2019

Amirkhan (name changed for safety) grew up in a Christian family and learned about God from a young age, which is rare in Kyrgyzstan, where it’s estimated that only 6.5% of the country professes Christian faith. Amirkhan’s family are ethnic Uzbeks living in southern Kyrgyzstan. “Uzbeks are very passionate when it comes to religious issues,”…

Ukrainian man with eyeglasses reading Scripture

Grigorii’s Story: From Communist Party Leader to Follower of Christ

By ME Admin | June 14, 2019

Open my eyes, that I may behold wondrous things out of your law. – Psalm 119:18   “I spent most of my adult life working as a local Communist Party leader,” shared Grigorii. “I ran meetings and kept lists of party members, including members who brought shame on our Party by doing things like attending…

Kristina, a School Without Walls leader from Israel

Kristina’s Story: From Islam to Christianity

By ME Admin | April 17, 2019

“After many years of happiness, I felt completely empty spiritually, and I was desperate to fill the hole in my heart. To my great regret, I sought satisfaction in worldly pleasures, which led to me getting pregnant. After my daughter was born, I raised her by myself, and after several years of getting sick over…

David, a School Without Walls leader from Israel

The Eternal Impact of a Young Leader

By ME Admin | April 17, 2019

David was born in Georgia, but in the late ‘90s, he moved to Israel to escape the law after living a life of crime for many years. After moving, he began using drugs, but in 2010, when he felt trapped in addiction, he checked into the Living Israel rehabilitation center in Haifa. When he completed…

Roman, a young man from Israel who accepted Christ at a summer Bible camp

“Discovering the Love of My Heavenly Father”

By ME Admin | April 17, 2019

“My name is Roman and I was born in Israel to a family that didn’t know God. My father was a drug addict, and when I was only a few months old, he left my mother and me and moved to Eilat, Israel’s southernmost city. Later, I learned that he justified leaving by saying that…