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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Life-Changing Work

April 2015 | Filed under: EventsSpotlightStories

Thanks for praying – let me tell you how God is answering.

In February I asked you to join us in prayer for training conferences the JV team would lead for young leaders during the months of February and March. All together, over 1500 leaders were trained in seven countries through these events. What was the result?

In Bulgaria several local churches started sports ministries for non-Christians after our Edge Sports training. In Slovakia 750 youth leaders spent four days studying principles of God’s “Upside Down Kingdom” from the Sermon on the Mount, and went back to their local churches with the goal to see His kingdom come in their local settings.

In Poland a hundred youth leaders started an intensive study of the life of Christ and how to make disciples like he did. They will continue in small groups, learning from each other as they study the Word and ministry together.

In Latvia another hundred leaders were equipped to lead people to faith in Christ, using …


Lauren Downey

Welcome our new staff

Lauren Downey Lauren served at her first Josiah Venture camp in the Czech Republic in 2008. Now she is preparing to join JV’s new team in Leipzig, Germany.

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