Teachers

Oleksii Melnychuk has a master's degree (MA, World Christianity) from Denver Seminary, USA (1996). From 1989 he was an evangelist for "Bethany" Church in Dubno and was the deputy head of the mission "Light of the Gospel" in Ukraine. From 1991 until 2002, he was the rector and professor of Donetsk Christian University. In 2000 he also became pastor of the Holy Trinity Baptist Church in Donetsk. Currently he is CEO of Connect International and president of Donetsk Christian University.

Andrew Romanov has a bachelor's degree (BA, Biblical Literature) from Multnomah Bible College, USA (1994) and a master's degree (MDiv) from Multnomah Biblical Seminary, USA School (1998). From 1997 to 1999 served as Vice-pastor at the First Baptist Church in Vancouver, from 1999 until 2002 was the director of the Slavic ministry in Hillsdale Blvd Baptist Church Sacramento. Currently he is the Slavic ministry pastor in Arcade Baptist Church, Sacramento .

Viktor Avdeyev has a master's degree (MA, Mission and Evangelism) from the Mennonite Seminary of Fresno, USA (1997). From 1991 until 2001 was rector of St. Petersburg Christian University. From 2002 to 2006 pastored the House of the Gospel Church in Fresno. Currently is pastor of the Source of Life Church in Everett, as well as vice-president of the Northwest Association of Baptist Churches.

Pavel Horev has a bachelor's degree (BA, Bible and Mission) from Nazarene Bible College in Bazinden, Switzerland (1995) and a master's degree (MA, Religious Education) from the Nazarene Theological Seminary in Kansas, USA (2000). From 1985 to 1991 was the head of an adolescent, and then youth group in a Baptist church in Chisinau. In 2000 became the pastor of Holmeswood Baptist Church in Kansas, and later pastor of International Community Church also based in Kansas.

Peter Grubi has a master's degree (MDiv) from Regent College, Vancouver, Canada (1998). From 2002 to 2005 Pastor, director of youth ministry in the 1 st Slavic Baptist Church, Portland. From 2005 to 2006 pastor of the Slavic Evangelical Baptist Church, Portland, and from 2006 to the present senior pastor of Revival Baptist Church in Vancouver, Washington.

Sergei Borushko has a master's degree (MA, Philosophy of Religion) from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, USA (1998). From 1998 to 2004 Professor of the Odessa Theological Seminary and the Faculty of Philosophy of the Odessa State University. Since 2004, now teaches in a secondary school in Sacramento, and is an adjunct professor of Odessa Theological Seminary.

Nikolay Larshin has a master's degree (MDiv) from Master's Seminary, USA (2004). From 1999 to 2001 was director of the Sunday School in the Second Slavic Baptist Church in Sacramento. From 2003 to 2008 carried the ministry of the senior pastor at the Church "Bethany", Los Angeles. Since 2010 senior pastor of Third Slavic Baptist Church in Sacramento.

Mikhail Cherenkov - Ph.D. in Philosophy (Social Philosophy, 2003), Ph.D. (Religious Studies, Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, 2009). He taught in a number of Christian schools in post-Soviet countries. Author of numerous publications in Christian newspapers and magazines, as well as three books on the church in modern society. Provost of Donetsk Christian University. Vice-President of the Spiritual Revival Association of Evangelical Christians-Baptists.

Strizhachuk Fyodor. Holds bachelor of divinity degree from Odessa Theological Seminary, Ukraine (1999) and Master of Divinity degree from the Evangelical Theological Faculty, Belgium (2004). Professor of systematic theology, apologetics, logic and philosophy at Odessa Theological Seminary since 1999. Bible teacher for adults at Odessa Second Baptist Church. Currently he is also a student of the doctoral program ETF, Belgium.

Stanislav Kasprov - has a law degree as well as MA in Cross Cultural Communication from the Alliance Theological Seminary, Nyack, USA. He leads the Christian publishing house "Smyrna" in Ukraine and pastors a evangelical church in Cherkassi region. Chief editor of the Christian Family magazin. Lecturer of Christian leadership and Pastoral Counseling.