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First Impressions

First Impressions of Chisinau from an American Newbie: Bertie transition from Chicago to Chisinau has been fascinating.  Many aspects of city life are familiar, but here are some of the discoveries that have prompted her to say, “Wow! This really is Eastern Europe!” The language. . .the signs. . . Moldovans are speaking Romanian AND Russian. How can…

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God Working

Five years ago Andrei, a spiritual leader and World Team Moldova partner, accepted a teaching job in Birnova, a village of 3,500 people with no evangelical church. Shortly after Andrei began teaching history there, he was called into the Principal’s office. He was asked what sect he was from, because many had shared concerns about his teaching…

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Discipleship Dog

  Little dog, Big answers.    Throughout the Moldovan countryside there are hundreds of towns and villages of various sizes. While some adorn the hillsides others are tucked away and almost forgotten. One such village is Novi Tomi. There are few streets and even fewer conveniences, but there is a small evangelical church that worships…

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Zeama – The Hero of the Day

It is traditional in Moldova on the 2nd day after a wedding feast to enjoy Zeama, chicken soup. With a delicious taste, it is considered to be a cure for any bad mood and even the chills during cold weather. This is why it earns the title, The hero of the day. Moldovan soups claim to…

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