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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This race truly is amazing

June 2015 | Filed under: EventsSpotlightStories

Dear Friends,

Have you ever seen an amazing race?

I did last week, as 111 summer interns finished a cross-country contest to discover who could make it in the least amount of time from Prague to our training center at Malenovice. Normally it is just a 4-hour journey, but we purposely added a list of complicated challenges and obstacles they had to overcome. The winning team took over two days to complete the trip!

The amazing race is designed to test their problem solving skills, attitudes, and cooperation under pressure. Since each of these teams will be leading multiple evangelistic camps throughout the summer, proper preparation and training is essential. That is why the race is followed by four days of intensive teaching and focused coaching.

This is serious stuff because each team is also part of another race. Ninety percent of those who trust Christ do so before their 21st birthday. Our summer interns are racing to get the gospel to thousands of young people while …


Matthew & Britney Hagsten

Welcome our new staff

Matthew & Britney Hagsten Matt and Britney are excited to work with Josiah Venture in Bulgaria, to invest in the local church, and transform the lives of Bulgarian youth with the Gospel.

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