Pastor Maxim and his wife have three school aged children. They live and minister one kilometer from Ukraine’s border with Russia.
Pastor Ilya shepherds a church just a few miles from the battle front in eastern Ukraine.
As Russian troops increase near the border of Ukraine, the political situation seems to be intensifying. Amid circulating rumors of a Russian invasion following the Beijing Winter Olympics in February 2022, the Bans’ contacts are busily reaching everyone they can with the Good News. …
For years, Pastor Natalcinko toiled faithfully, leading his church of 12 members to reach his community with the Gospel. …
During this unusual and perhaps fearful, difficult or challenging time of the Coronavirus pandemic, we need daily reminders that we can trust our good and faithful Lord and Savior, no matter what we face. Here’s how three of our partners have seen Him at work, revealing Himself to be more than trustworthy during these unusual times.
When many of you began supporting the Bans in their important contribution to Romanian society years ago, you probably wouldn’t have guessed what big things the Lord would do with your sincere sacrifices, placed in His hands.
In part 2 of this interview with ITMI’s Adi and Ema Ban, a believer in war-torn Ukraine answers the question, “Why haven’t you left for a better life?” His answer is inspiring. Plus, Adi and Ema are sharing something strange that happened to Adi in Ukraine, exciting evidences of God’s work through their outreaches in Romania, how expanding their reach outside of the church and reaching unchurched families led to a young boy standing between his parents and their dinner, what their partners’ investment in them over the years has meant to them and inspired them to do!
Adi and Ema Ban share about Adi’s recent visit to the war zone in Ukraine. He brings us news of our brothers and sisters that are under fire and stories of their faith, love and dedication. In this 30 minute interview, Adi shares: A sometimes overlooked intangible that means a whole lot to the believers […]
The decision to leave their home in Ukraine was a tough one. Vladamir was a lawyer. He and his wife, Julia, were raising three sons. Starting a new life somewhere else meant their sons would leave their school and their friends, for a new school in a new language. It meant Vladamir would be starting over with the career he’d worked to build. It meant they wouldn’t live in their home, the country they’d lived in all their lives. They’d be away from their people. Their family. Their friends.
These 7 photos from Adi Ban’s trip to Donbas, Ukraine reveal:How this trip is actually fruit of the ministry Adi and Ema have been faithfully doing for years with your support, three ways Adi’s team offered valuable aid, both physical and spiritual and an unexpected challenge the team faced.