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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U-Turn: Vahur’s Story

October 2014 | Filed under: EventsStories

In Estonia’s atheistic culture, Vahur Kobin grew up what he describes as a good Christian boy influenced by his mother and grandmother’s faith. When he rebelled and turned to partying, drugs, and alcohol in his teen years, God used English camp and church leadership opportunities to turn his life around. In 2011, Vahur committed himself to serving God in Estonia. He’s passionate about seeing strong, young leaders being raised up in his country and serves on Josiah Venture’s team in the university town of Tartu.

Q: What was your spiritual life like growing up?

A: I think I first encountered God in my life when I was eight or nine years old when I witnessed how my grandma and mom became believers. I was raised by a single mom. I don’t have any brothers or sisters. My grandma had lots of issues in life, but she was seeking God a lot. My great grandma was a believer.

Even though it was an atheistic culture, there was an urge to seek God for something greater that existed in …


Mihael & Alenka Švagan

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Mihael & Alenka Švagan Mihael has been involved in evangelism and church planting in Maribor, Slovenia, since 1997. He teaches trombone to high school students at Maribor Music Conservatory and Alenka works as a community nurse.

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U-Turn: Vahur’s Story

U-Turn: Vahur’s Story

Estonia: Then and Now

Estonia: Then and Now

Re-Jesus: Now That the Conference is Over

Re-Jesus: Now That the Conference is Over


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