First Sabbath Offering for the Media Departments in Moldova and the East-European Unions
“Go ye therefore, and teach all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost: teaching them to observe all things whatsoever I have commanded you” (Mathew 28:19, 20).
Taking into consideration the commission of Jesus, the churches in Moldova and Ukraine recognize that the Gospel is to be preached through all means at our disposal. Today we live in a world where the internet and electronic media have become the main source of information for many in our region.
Recognizing this reality, on September 17, 2012, a mini studio began its work in Chisinau, Moldova. Here we recorded videos that were afterward published on the internet. During this period, more than 650 videos were recorded in the Romanian and Russian languages. Russian was chosen as the main language as it is the most widespread language in Eurasia and the most prevalent native language in Europe. Nearly 300 million people use Russian as either their primary or secondary language.
In Ukraine, we have been broadcasting religious meetings since 2012 through our YouTube channel, SDARM_UA. More than 2000 videos have been published on the channel. These include lectures on healthful living, evangelistic and doctrinal subjects, the History of Reformation, youth topics and Christian music. We have also published Sabbath Bible Lessons and sermons for the deaf. We now plan to create a website where we will publish missionary videos and Bible courses for unbelievers in audio and video formats. We also have a project to develop an internet radio channel that will broadcast via the internet for different age groups.
For the development of these projects we need to create a studio and we need additional equipment and lighting. However, our means are limited. That’s why we are appealing to you, our dear brothers and sisters from around the world, to support us in this work! Thank you kindly for your generosity in helping us fund this work.
The Media Departments of Moldova and the East-European Unions