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Author Daniel Trusiewicz

Daniel Trusiewicz is mission partnerships coordinator at the European Baptist Federation.

With the founding of two Baptist churches in the 1890s, Croatian Baptists today number some 2,000 members in four dozen churches and mission stations comprising the Croatian Baptist Union. […] Read More

With 30-plus members, mainly women migrant workers and refugees without work, Faith Baptist Church in Nicosia, the largest city in Cyprus, is the only Baptist congregation on the European island. […] Read More

Once declared an atheist state, Albania today is ripe spiritually yet poverty-stricken. While the Baptist Union of Albania is one of the smallest in Europe, its 250 members are focused on missions. […] Read More

More than 2,200 Baptist congregations in Ukraine have about 110,000 members. Here’s how the European Baptist Federation has aided Baptist church planters in the country. […] Read More

Turkey may be called the cradle of Christianity. Some missionary journeys of the apostle Paul took place in today’s Turkey, and the seven churches (Revelation 2-3) were located there too. Now, more than 80 percent of nearly 70 million Turkish citizens claim to be Muslims, while all the Christians counted together comprise less than 1 […] Read More

Situated between Romania and Ukraine, Moldova is a country with 3.5 million people. The nation is comprised of several ethnic groups – 75 percent are Moldavians speaking the Romanian language; the others are Ukrainian, Russian, Gagauz (Turkish), Jewish and Roma people. The predominant religion is Eastern Orthodox Christianity. The capital and largest city is Chisinau. […] Read More

The indigenous mission workers in Egypt work sacrificially, usually among the poorest and often illiterate people. Their mission is twofold: to share the message of the gospel and do social work, which virtually brings the bright rays of light in a dark reality. The multiethnic and socially diverse population of Egypt numbers nearly 80 million. […] Read More

The West Bank and Gaza Strip are adjacent to the State of Israel and are inhabited by around 4.5 million Palestinians. The governing power is the Palestinian Authority. The major religion is Islam, and the official language is Arabic. There is also a small Christian minority, including evangelical Baptists. The Council of Local Evangelical Churches […] Read More

The Baptist movement in Poland is nearly 160 years old. Its origins date to the activity of Johann Gerhard Oncken from Hamburg, Germany, who, in the middle of the 19th century, had planted the congregations among the German-speaking people who inhabited the territories of East Prussia (now Poland). The beginning of the Baptist movement on […] Read More

Christianity in Albania claims apostolic roots since the Bible mentions a visit of Titus to Dalmatia, the province on the territory of today’s Albania (2 Timothy 4:10). From the 15th century to the 19th century, under the rule of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, the dominant religion became Islam. In 1817, the British and Foreign Bible […] Read More