Special Theme Edition on the Current Ukrainian Crisis:   Volume 22, No. 3  (Summer 2014)

The East West Church &  Ministry Report has issued a special theme edition examining the impact of the current Ukrainian crisis on the church and ministries in Ukraine and Russia.

This theme issue is now available in pdf format in English,  Russian, and Ukrainian.

Read more about the East West Church & Ministry Report  in EnglishRussian, or Ukrainian 

The East-West Church and Ministry Report:  Purpose, Coverage, and Commendations

  • The East-West Church and Ministry Report serves as a clearinghouse for balanced, objective reporting on Christianity and Western ministry in the former Soviet Union and Central and Eastern Europe--as a service to both the church and academia.
  • Since its founding in 1993, the EWC&M Report has covered all aspects of church life in post-Soviet states, with special attention devoted to the interface of Orthodox, Protestant, and Catholic confessions.
  • Researchers may make subject searches for content in the East-West Church and Ministry Report through the search function on this EWC&M Report website or through the EWC&M Report's inclusion in EBSCO's Academic Search International database.
  • The East-West Church and Ministry Report has received five Awards of Merit from the Evangelical Press Association.

What Scholars and Church Leaders Think of the East-West Church and Ministry Report

"Professor Elliott and his East-West Church and Ministry Report are very attentive to believers and the church mission in the most difficult areas of the world. The Report is honest and open in its handling of all sharp problems concerning faith and church-state relations. There are no other so openhearted printed words."

Dr. Roman Lunkin, Institute of Europe,
Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
"[The East-West Church and Ministry] Report is informative, thoughtful, indispensable reading for all who are concerned about the perils and possibilities of the church and its mission in post-communist Europe."

Dr. Peter Kuzmic, President,
Evangelical Theological Seminary, Osijek, Croatia
"I have followed the work of Dr. Mark Elliott since we were colleagues at Wheaton College. The East-West Church and Ministry Report is an important resource in tracking the developments in the former Soviet Union and across Central Asia."

Dr. Doug McConnell, Provost,
Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, Colorado
"Thank you so much for the great research work you are doing. The East-West Church and Ministry Report is a very great help to us."

Yelena Deis, Assistant to the Curator,
Hungarian Reformed Church, Miskolc, Hungary
"The East-West Church and Ministry Report has been a mainstay for sane, informative, and often edifying reports. The range of articles on church life in Russia and other former Soviet countries is superb, probably the best in North America and among the best in the world."

Dr. Mark Noll, Professor of History,
University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana
"The East-West Church and Ministry Report informs readers of the former Soviet Union so well that often we find the information via this Report that should be available locally, but is not."

Dr. Alexander Negrov, former Rector,
St. Petersburg Christian University, St. Petersburg, Russia
"No single publication has done more to help us cut through preconceived notions and biases than the East-West Church and Ministry Report. It is must reading for anyone who seeks to minister in the region."

Dr. Mark Young, President,
Denver Seminary, Littleton, Colorado
"The East-West Church and Ministry Report is easily the most informative and well-written publication in the field. It is one journal that I never discard."

Lauren Homer, Attorney and President,
Law and Liberty International, Fairfax, Virginia