African Initiated Christianity in Eastern Europe: Church of the "Embassy of God" in Ukraine
Asamoah-Gyadu, J. Kwabena, International Bulletin of Missionary Research
The crucial events of Christian history have often taken place through obscure people.
-Andrew F. Walls, The CrossCultural Process in Christian History
Changing paradigms in Christian mission challenge standard definitions of African Initiated Churches as "churches established by Africans in Africa for Africans." This essay revisits the older definitions in light of the ministry of Nigerian-born Pastor Sunday Adelaja, founder of a new type of African Christian initiative in eastern Europe. He is head of The Embassy of the Blessed Kingdom of God for All Nations, a neoPentecostal church in Kiev, Ukraine.1 The significance of this new type of ministry is understood against …
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Publication information: Article title: African Initiated Christianity in Eastern Europe: Church of the "Embassy of God" in Ukraine. Contributors: Asamoah-Gyadu, J. Kwabena - Author. Magazine title: International Bulletin of Missionary Research. Volume: 30. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 2006. Page number: 73+. © 1998 Overseas Ministries Study Center. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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