Ukraine

Missions

Final stop, Germany: What could I learn about planting a church for refugees?

I arrived safely in Germany, this time without luggage malfunctions, and settled down in the accommodation provided by another missionary I had met in Poland, Alena. In the metropolitan city of...

Real Life, Real People

Lost but Found: What I learnt from a Ukrainian refugee family

I’m Wesley and I’m 25 this year. I just graduated from university a couple months ago. I went to the Ukrainian border and was there for the past seven weeks. I actually left right after I...

Missions

Olga and her 10 children: Reuniting with a Ukrainian family in the French countryside

After a short but much-needed break in Paris, it was time for me to jump back into the mission I was in France for – to help a Ukrainian refugee family rebuild their lives and potentially plant a...

Real Life, Real People

From Poland to France: Following in the footsteps of Ukrainian refugees

One night, in our shared accommodation in Przemyśl where around 20-40 missionaries around the globe lived together at any time, we set aside some time during worship to pray for the nation of...

Missions

Loving Ukraine: Sometimes sharing the Good News is as simple as coffee and hot dogs

What is it that takes a 28-year-old Singaporean woman into Ukraine? In GERRY CHIA’s words, it’s a desire to serve God’s people and show His love to the hurting. Writer Nicolette Kum...

Real Life, Real People

“Love not at arm’s length, but as close as He is to the broken-hearted”: Serving refugees at the Poland-Ukraine border

In the first week, I spent most of my time at a refugee camp in Przemyśl, a city next to the Ukrainian border in Poland. To get here, I had flown 16 hours from Singapore to Krakow (including a...

Real Life, Real People

Missions: How saying yes to God took me from Pasir Ris to Przemyśl

When the invasion first happened, many of my friends around me were posting about it on Instagram Stories (IGS). My Christian friends put out calls for prayer, and so I prayed. I saw it as my...

Outreach

“I’ve learnt more in two weeks than the last 24 years,” says young Singaporean who dropped everything to help Ukrainian refugees

What is it that compels a young Singaporean to hitchhike and travel rough over all the world, and most lately — right into the border of war-torn Ukraine? The voice of God, as JONATHAN NEO would...

News

Ukraine crisis: War is complex, how can we respond?

When I teach a class on ethical issues, one assignment is for students to debate the topic: Is it ethical for Christians to fight in a war? There are “neat” theological and historical...