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Skype Ambassadors – The Power of Collaboration

It often starts with a casual conversation….. a story about ‘Teacher A,’ struggling to meet the needs of kids with special needs, in a school in Crimea that has limited resources. A story simply shared with “Teacher B’ in a country with greater resources and who has a heart to help. And then there’s an idea! […]

Building Bridges in English

When working in Eastern Europe, we need to be resourceful and creative in impacting people. Many people inside and outside of the church want to learn English. They are adept at learning languages (many speak two or more) and speaking English can open up many opportunities for them. Teaching English also gives opportunity to bring our […]

Volograd Church Planting

Volgograd Church Planting

About this Project: NLI entered into a partnership with Dennis and Olya Bushmanov in 2012 to help them plant a church in the city of Volgograd (population 1 Million).   As a part of that assistance,  we connected them with a partner church in Canada that has come along side and given them both moral and financial support […]


Crimea Church Planting

About this Project: NLI has been working in Crimea for the past five years conducting leadership training conferences and developing a growing church planting program there.  Since January of 2010, NLI has helped 14 new churches to be established and strengthened as we work together with our Crimea friends and partners.   Crimea represents a very […]