Josiah Venture

A movement of God among the youth
of Central and Eastern Europe that finds
its home in the local church and
transforms society.

The world has changed, but the gospel is still the same. And God is moving in a unique way across Central and Eastern Europe as young men and women are being touched by the message of Jesus Christ. Some of this is being sparked by the dedication, sacrifice and service of a missionary team called Josiah Venture.

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Serbia Then & Now

September 2014 | Filed under: EventsSpotlightStories

“I’ll tell you who I think God is,” Ljubisa, a young man in his late teens, said as he and missionary, Steve Brown discussed the evening program at an English camp in Serbia last summer.

“Our village has two Serbian Orthodox priests,” he continued. “On our village’s saint day, these two priests came to the intersection, we only have two main streets, and one was supposed to go to the right and one to the left. They would bless each house on the saint day and each house would pay the priest. Well, one street had more money than the other, so the two priests got into a fistfight, got arrested, and made national news.”

The teen looked Steve in the eyes. “If that’s who God is, I want nothing to do with him, but if there’s something else, tell me.”

The hope and openness in this conversation is only a small glimpse into what JV Serbia sees God changing in their country today. Bojan Ostojic, the country leader, describes it excitedly, “God is moving. …


John & Amber Hinger

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John & Amber Hinger John and Amber are passionate about training and equipping young leaders to go and make disciples of others. God has put a deep burden their hearts for the young people of Croatia.

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