Kateryna Oliferovski was completing a church internship in Dortmund, Germany, when the war in her Ukrainian homeland began. She is still there. “It was supposed to be a short mission…
From the start of the Russian invasion, Multiply has been working continuously with leaders of our MB churches in Ukraine, led by Maxym Oliferovski, with Multiply’s efforts coordinated by Johann Matthies, Regional Team Leader for Europe & Central Asia. The Multiply “Ukraine in crisis” webpage is constantly being updated with the latest info, prayer requests, giving details, photos, and videos as Multiply receives them from those on the ground.
Kora is passionate about encouraging other believers to engage their neighbours who come from different cultures around the world. She hopes that they will be more adventurous in trying different foods and communicating across language barriers. “Ask your neighbors about their festivals,” she pleads, “and learn about their values, their worldview, so you can effectively communicate the Gospel in a language they will understand.”
The Board is continuing to walk out the Task Force recommendations in ways that honor God, and strengthens the foundation for the continued growth of church planting and mission partnership. We are grateful for how our partners and churches have continued to actively support the work of mission and that more people are coming to know Jesus. The organization is fruitful, stable and in a good financial position moving forward.