Tag Archive: russian

Slavic Pastors planting English-speaking churches in US

The United States is a land of immigrants. If you ask most people, they have some knowledge of their “immigrant” past. Close to 15% of the residents in big cities weren’t born in… Continue reading

80+ Slavic Churches in the US that use YouTube

“One of the most powerful, and yet easy tools to use is YouTube. It’s the 2nd largest search engine in the world, the 3rd most visited website and at the time of writing,… Continue reading

159+ Slavic Churches Using Facebook Pages

Facebook is a tool. And like any tool, if used correctly, it can be useful and serve as a blessing. Many pastors, leaders, and churches have realized the potential benefit of Social Media… Continue reading

Sermon: Jesus vs. “Many Ways to God” myths

A sermon I spoke at City On A Hill Church in November, 2013. I pray it blesses you.

What English Bible translation should I use? Why do I not promote the KJV version? Is the Russian Synodal Translation the only option for Russian language?

One of the most common questions I am asked when I travel and speak at Slavic churches is what English Bible translation I recommend.  Most Slavic church leaders and pastors read a Russian… Continue reading

Where do black people come from?

I am of Ukrainian descent and in the Slavic circles, because the culture is not very diverse with different races, the question that is often asked is “where do black people come from?”… Continue reading

Worship at City On A Hill Church, Pastor Vasily Botsyan

Old film of russian guys singing in English. Epic.

Documentary of Bethany Slavic Missionary Church, Pastor Adam Bondaruk, Part 2

Documentary of Bethany Slavic Missionary Church, Pastor Adam Bondaruk, Part 1

Семья Спатарель “Я с ним заключил завет”

Love this song. Love this family.

Russian version of the song “Healer”

Done by the worship team of Bethany Missionary Church, Sacramento CA.

Bethany New Year’s Video 4. FUNNY

Bethany New Year’s video 3. FUNNY.

Bethany New Year’s video 2. FUNNY.

Bethany New Year’s video 1. FUNNY.

One of my favorite Russian worship songs. Я хочу исполнить волю Твою

The man singing in this video is the author of this song.

There are days when I listen to this song 50 times.

City On A Hill Church Grand Opening, Василий Боцян, открытие церкви

Video from our Grand Opening service, and highlights from the youth Grand Opening & Night of worship are now on our church website, http://www.cityhill.tv. Видио с открытие церкви City On A Hill, и молодежного вечера… Continue reading

Why Church Planting?

Why plant a new church? I’m part of a team that is planting a new church in the diverse Northwest culture with a purpose to reach and impact the local community . Many have asked… Continue reading

an Iphone app that has enhanced my life

Every year, I make it a goal to read through the Bible once during the course of the year. And usually, January is a breeze. But, when February came, books such as Leviticus,… Continue reading

Abuse of kids by Russian couple in Salem, Take 2

I have been contacted several times recently to restate my position on the Russian family accused of abusing their kids in Salem, because many disagreed with me. My first blog is now being… Continue reading

“Over Hillsong-ized”

Recently, while trying to put my son to sleep, I searched for videos on YouTube, Bogtube, as well as other Russian websites to find videos of worship “прославления” in Russian churches.  What I… Continue reading