Ukraine Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
A young Jewish family being helped from the plane by two of the Ebenezer team after it has just touched down in Israel
Judith Adams reports on the Ebenezer Operation Exodus Surrey/Sussex conference, Crawley, 18 February
ELIM CHURCH, CRAWLEY, was the welcoming venue where we enjoyed an exciting mix of praise, worship, and anointed teaching. Updates on a recent Hanukkah visit distributing humanitarian aid to suffering Jews in war-torn Ukraine brought a tear to many.
By Piers Arthur-Crow
The nation of Ukraine remains in a state uncertainty and tension.
The conflict rumbles on in the east despite a ceasefire agreement and reports of Russian troops massing over the border from key cities is doing nothing to help calm the situation. The Ukrainian Hryvnia is now the world’s worst performing currency after losing half its value in the last six months.
Fresh from his latest visit to Ukraine, Piers Arthur-Crow reports that the refugee problem is intensifying as winter takes hold
THE NUMBER OF REFUGEES WHO HAVE FLED THE CONTINUED FIGHTING IN EASTERN UKRAINE HAS REACHED 500,000.
The government is struggling to cope, while the churches are making up the shortfall wherever they can.
EXCLUSIVE: stories you won’t see in the secular press. A Sussex-based mission group reports from their first-hand experience of working with persecuted minorities in Ukraine
Bible teacher Piers Arthur-Crow travels regularly and widely across Ukraine with friends and contacts in every area. Having just returned in June and scheduled to return in December, he has real insight into the tumultuous change taking place
To understand Ukraine you must understand its history. It is a new land, independent for only 23 years, and made up of two halves, one looking west to Europe and one looking east to Russia.
The question dogging Ukrainians is, which path to follow? This debate took a tragic turn with the deaths of over 100 protesters in Kiev and has descended into all out war in the east between Russian-backed rebels and Ukrainian government troops.