There have been many positive changes among the Croatian Baptists during the last two or three decades - the union has doubled in size and the number of congregations has increased.
Special prayer request comes from Egypt where the EBF has been encouraging the indigenous work.
The leaders of Baptist Union of Slovakia state proudly that the contemporary Baptists are descendents of the spiritual heritage of radical Reformation.
200 new Baptist congregations are currently being planted in Russia.
EBF has relationship with two local Baptist Churches in Turkey: Izmir and Samsun. Although the Turkish state provides some freedom of worship it is not easy at all to be a Christian there.
God’s mission is progressing in the economically deprived but spiritually potential nations of Caucasus. Baptists of Armenia are obviously leading in the indigenous missionary efforts of the region.
The Lithuanian Baptist churches struggle between conserving the heritage and being open to modern challenges.
Argo Buinevich: “I believe that church planting is most effective way to win people to Christ."
Indigenous church planters expect from the readers of this newsletter that the supportive prayers will uplift those who are in the front line of the Gospel.
The EBF in cooperation with community partners is helping to start new Baptist congregations among needy and open to the Gospel Arab nations of the Middle East.