Europeans love their gelato. In cups, cones, spoons or bowls, indoors or outdoors, walking or sitting, in spring, summer or fall (not so much in winter – it’s considered unhealthy to eat cold things during cold weather), men, women, children and pets enjoy gelato. Entrust got its start in central Europe. A lot of gelato has been consumed over the course of some 40 years of church ministry training. One of those sweet blessings God provides when we follow where he leads!
One of Entrust’s earliest target countries, Bulgaria is now an established ministry training and sending nation. It started as a covert operation in the late 1970s with a handful of young Christians, hungry to learn and grow in the ways of God, living under a regime denying the very existence of God, let alone allowing Christians access to literature or teaching.
That first handful, 16 to be exact, studied smuggled course materials and met periodically with Entrust traveling teams for 3- to 5-day seminars to discuss, deepen their understanding and pray. They applied their learning in their local churches and passed it along to another group of faithful men. Those men in turn trained others.
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