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Eastern European Reformation is a ministry which aims to reform the nations of Eastern Europe through the implementation of Biblical standards and principles in all aspects of life. Our main task is to teach Christians to have a positive impact on society by using their spiritual gifts, talents, professional skills, and resources.
Ukraine requires the formation of a mature civil society – a community of people who are moral, educated, active, and responsible. The history proves that civil society was born under the influence of the Protestant Reformation. Therefore, only Christians who are committed to God and uncompromising to the lie can restore Ukraine.

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Our ideological convictions

1. Theology

  • We stand for the classic Biblical theology which is faithful to the Evangelical tradition approved through the ages and experienced by the mankind.
  • We are against liberal theology in its modernist or postmodern form that led the Church in Western Europe to the deep crisis.
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Our ideological convictions

2. Morality

  • We stand for the traditional Christian morality based on the Ten Commandments. It has shaped the understanding of what is good and evil in our civilization.
  • We are against moral relativism, the effects of the sexual revolution and various secular ethical standards that are increasingly filling in the Ukrainian church.
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Our ideological convictions

3. Church

  • We focus on the importance of a local church that understands itself as a part of the larger body – the universal Church.
  • We are against "the church egocentrism", as well as against "the church cosmopolitanism”.
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Our ideological convictions

4. Faith and mind

  • We support the integration of faith and mind since man is created in the image and likeness of the wise God.
  • We are against anti-intellectualism which does not allow us to "love God with all our understanding".
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Our ideological convictions

5. Society

  • We stand for the openness to the public dimension of Church ministry, the definition of the Church's mission as salt and light to the community.
  • We are against the isolation mentality that divides the world into "spiritual" and "non-spiritual".
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Our ideological convictions

6. Government

  • We believe that the institution of government on earth, including the state, is established by God and should be a fair reflection of the power of God. We must support the institution of government. We stand for the civil society of educated, active and responsible citizens able to control the state.
  • We are against the heresies of caesaropapism which is idolatry and leads to the fatal consequences in the lives of people, when a secular government uses the Church in its manipulative purposes. We are also against anarchy, leading to chaos which is opposite to the nature of God.
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Our ideological convictions

7. Ukraine

  • We stand for patriotism based on the Biblical commandment: "Love your neighbor as yourself" and "Honor your father and your mother" that is a manifestation of a noble love for the homeland.
  • We are against chauvinism, nationalism and racism as forms of idolatry. And also against cosmopolitanism that is contrary to the Biblical concept for nations.
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Our ideological convictions

8. Europe

  • We support European civilization vector. Ukraine initially was part of the European civilization inspired by Christian values. We believe that in God's plan Ukrainians have a unique mission toward the European family of nations.
  • We are against the unhealthy messianic complex of a special Slavic pure spirituality that puts itself in contrast to "the decaying West". At the same time we are against the ideology of secularism that captivated European culture and is leading it into a deep crisis of its identity.
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Our ideological convictions

9. Communism

  • We are against the utopian and inhuman ideology of Marxism-Leninism. We condemn communism and all its outcomes.
  • We are for the repentance for the sins of Communism and cleansing the society of all its consequences.
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Our ideological convictions

10. Postmodernism

  • We are against the destructive ideology of postmodernism, which is the result of a serious illness of the modern civilization, although we are aware that we live in the postmodern era. We wish to communicate the Gospel in today’s world in a language which is understandable in the present time.
  • We are for the eternal values of goodness, beauty, harmony and all that has its beginning in God who created the world and man in His own image. These eternal values built the Christian civilization for centuries.