Archive | June, 2016

In Saratov, Russia, Confirmations and New Outreach through Media Mark the Spring Quarter

Friday, June 24, 2016


This article draws from Rev. Alexander Furs’ report of congregational work at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Congregation in Saratov, Russia. Rev. Furs’ report was translated by Aleksei Zubtsov. Outreach work done in this congregation of LCMS sister church body, The Evangelical Lutheran Church of Ingria in Russia (ELCIR), is supported in part by the LCMS […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday GUEST Devotion: “Because You Say So”

Thursday, June 23, 2016

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This week’s wonderful guest devotion is based on Luke 5:1-11, the Gospel lesson for Sunday, June 26. It is written by an LCMS missionary serving in Central Asia. For the protection of the worker and worker’s family and the work they do, the person’s name will not be released. However, please pray for this worker […]

Eurasia Blog Wednesday Devotion: God Meant it for Good

Wednesday, June 22, 2016


If there is anyone who can say “You meant evil against me, but God meant it for good, to bring it about that many people should be kept alive,” it’s Jesus. The world, the devil, the Pharisees, Judas, the Chief Priests — they all meant evil against Jesus. And they thought they had accomplished it. But what they meant for evil — Jesus’ death — God meant for good.

In Nizhny Novgorod, Creative Outreach to the Community Continues

Tuesday, June 14, 2016


What do parenting seminars, organ recitals, discussions of feature films, and viewings of a Bach concert have in common? In Nizhny Novgorod, Russia, they are vehicles of reaching the community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Read about how the Lutheran congregation in Nizhny Novgorod witnesses to its community.


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