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SOUTHWEST BERLIN, GERMANY

Berlin is known as the atheist capital of Europe. Most people in Berlin see Christianity as irrelevant to their daily lives. Unable to grasp their sinfulness or how much they need a Savior, they rely on their own resources for everything, focusing on material success and prosperity. But even though Berliners act as though they are completely independent, they are often very lonely. They long for friendship and community, but seem unable to find it anywhere. There is also a decided reluctance to embrace the multi-ethnic culture of the city. In this challenging context, we're working with Martin Bucer Seminary, helping to teach and mentor young church planters and equip them with skills necessary for leading churches and expanding the community of Christ to all the peoples of Berlin.

MEET THE TEAM

Burrack, Pamyla

Pamyla is part of church-planting team in southwest Berlin, where she uses her relational, administrative, and strategic skills to further the gospel.

Pamyla is part of church-planting team in southwest Berlin, where she uses her relational, administrative, and...

Moore, Brian & Megan

Brian and Megan serve with the team that works alongside Gospel Haus, a uniquely situated church in Berlin, Germany.

Brian and Megan serve with the team that works alongside Gospel Haus, a uniquely situated church in Berlin, Germany.

Stoddard, David & Eowyn

David serves as the international director for Europe. Eowyn assists David in his role and supports church-planting through evangelism, teaching, and outreach to refugees.

David serves as the international director for Europe. Eowyn assists David in his role and supports church-planting...

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A Pandemic Ignites a Surge of Life and Death Conversations in Burdened Berlin

The pandemic shook people in Berlin in a way they hadn’t been shaken before. And when people had life and death questions, they came to Jay.

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One Day with Robin Price: Prayer Walking in Berlin (VIDEO)

Follow along on a prayer journey vision trip as an MTW missionary learns how she can take the ministry of prayer walking back to Ukraine.

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Brian & Megan Moore's Call to Berlin (VIDEO)

Brian and Megan knew they were called to missions. But it took changing how they prayed to recognize God's unique call to Berlin.

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Inside MTW's Prayer Ministry (Video)

COVID-19 serves as a reminder that even more than evangelism, more than teaching, more than discipleship, prayer is the primary work.

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Behold the Power of Prayer

A recent prayer journey in Berlin had a powerful impact on an ailing refugee woman and on the trip participants praying over her.

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Refugees Are Searching, and Finding Hope in the Gospel

A young Moroccan man chased after Nick, an American missionary in Frankfurt: "Hey, will you please teach me the Bible?"

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The Silver Man

A German street performer ignites a missionary's distaste for the people and country she serves. Until she realizes she is just like him.

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Thankfulness in Full

If our friend has taught us anything, it is that “abounding in thanksgiving” swallows up all that we have lost or left behind.

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When Christ Calls a Muslim: One Man’s Journey

Dara had everything a 30-year-old Muslim living in the Middle East could want. And yet he felt an emptiness to life he couldn’t explain.

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Aram’s Exodus: One Refugee’s Story of Escape and Redemption

Aram made the horrific journey to Greece on an inflatable raft meant for 25 people. The God of peace met him there.

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The Seismic Shift of Berlin's Spiritual Landscape: A Video

After years of spiritual darkness, the Holy Spirit is moving in the city of Berlin and the MTW team is seeing a new openness to gospel.

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My Critical Breakfast Guest

Over breakfast she criticized the meal, our home, and my hair. I didn’t want to invite her back. In that moment my heart was revealed.

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A Berlin Refugee Story: Video

Watch as a refugee in Berlin tells the story of his journey to Germany and the home he's found at MTW's Gospel Haus.

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MTW’s Refugee Ministry Expands, Spanning Four Continents

Missionaries across the globe are working increasingly with refugees. Our 2016 year-end appeal focuses on this critical opportunity.

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The Coming Tide of Faith in Europe

Across Europe missionaries are watching the Spirit move with a rapidly accelerating pace as God opens door after door.

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Tea Time with Refugees

God is opening wide the doors for us to serve refugees in Germany.

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Why Prayer is Critical to Missions

The only thing that our lost friends truly need—namely the Holy Spirit’s divine intervention to bring regeneration—is what we do not have...

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Christ Will Build His Church

Europe is the new “dark continent.” Churches are being turned into bars and museums. But does that mean the European Church is without hope?

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They All Have First Names

As refugees flood into European countries where we minister, we are learning how to love them as Christ does.

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Oaks of Righteousness: Church Planting in Germany

For years our team has referred to its ministry as “plowing in concrete.” But today the spiritual landscape looks quite different.

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College Internship or Summer Missions? I did both!

A Virginia Tech student used his majors in public relations and German to intern at a cultural center in Berlin while serving with MTW.

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Unwilling to Surrender

In Berlin, a man stands on the edge of the kingdom, grasping the gospel message, but reluctant to commit his life to Christ.

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MTW VIsion and Values: Making Disciples Among All Nations

Catch a glimpse of MTW's work globally as we interview missionaries and learn about their current ministry and vision for the future.

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Goliath Must Fall: Two Gospel Stories

In a hard-to-reach, largely atheistic European city, these stories declare the gospel to be "the power of God unto salvation."

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Pray for those who have entered into life and death questions of faith with missionaries in Berlin as a result of the pandemic. 

Pray for Muslims coming to faith in Christ across Europe. Pray that they would be discipled and find a church home. 

Pray for the refugees who have recently immigrated to Germany and are being drawn to Christ and becoming active in an MTW church.

Pray for missionaries seeking to minister to those who are critical and hard to love. Pray that missionaries would love their neighbor as Christ loved us.

Pray specifically for the refugees in Berlin with whom our missionaries are building relationships. Pray that these refugees would come to faith if they do not know Christ.

Pray for MTW's ministry to refugees in Greece, Germany, Ukraine, Uganda, Panama, and the U.S.

Give thanks to God for a movement of the Spirit spreading across Europe opening doors that have been long-shut.

Praise God for opening doors in Germany for us to minister to refugees in a local refugee home. Pray for refugees to grasp the love of Christ. 

Pray for the declining Church in Europe. Many see Europe as post-Christian and without hope. But we know that Christ will build His church.

Praise God for breaking through barriers in Germany and producing long-sought-after fruit! Pray for new believers to grow in their faith and lead others to Christ. 

Pray that we would be able to accomodate and recruit interns desiring to work in their field of study and participate in global missions.

Pray for Europeans who have heard the gospel but are hesitant to fully commit to Christ. Pray that God would draw them to Himself.

Pray for refugees who are flooding into Greece and Germany. Pray for our missionaries and nationals partner churches as they seek to minister to these displaced people with the love of Christ.

Europe Scholarship & Assistance

Enabling spiritual refreshment for missionaries and national partners