The Church of the Nazarene entered Bulgaria in 1994.
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Pastors and leaders are overworked.
Evangelicals face opposition from several fronts due to unfavorable opinions.
During the COVID-19 pandemic hostility intensified.
The church faces legal matters relating to property along with other legal issues requiring excessive time, attention and finances.
Please pray for an outpouring of the Holy Spirit to bring new boldness and power to the church, filling it with God’s love and grace.
Pray God raises up a new generation of God-called pastors, preachers, evangelists, teachers, and leaders to take the Bulgarian church forward in the years to come.
Pray for God to grow and resource theological education, including translated materials and additional qualified teachers.
Pray for the church to mature and become financially self-sustaining.
Two theological learning centers provide classes for lay and minister training.
A small group Bible study is discipling people in Varna.
A new church plant in city of Sofia is in the planning stage.
A missionary couple is relocating to Sofia.
NCM projects include an orphanage, a home for people with physical disabilities, a ministry to Roma people, and a job training center that includes helping people start small businesses.