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Rector
Mykhnevych Pavel
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Rector of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Mykhnevych Pavel

Service:
Missionary is 13 years old.
The pastor of the church is 4 years old.
Conductor of the church choir – 4 years.
Teacher of the music school – 8 years.
Head of the Department of Education of the Association of Churches of the HVEP of the Poltava region – 9 years.
Director of Poltava Theological Seminary – 10 years.
Education:
Bachelor of Arts – Rivne State Musical College.
Master of Arts – Rivne State Humanitarian University.
Bachelor of Service – Rivne Spiritual Seminary and Academy.
Master of Theology – Evangelical Theological Seminary (ETS), Kiev.
Master of Religious Studies – a student of the Institute of Retraining at the National Scientific and Technical University. NP Dragomanova.
Postgraduate student of the NPU im. NP Dragomanova Department of Culturology.
Master of Arts – Rivne State Humanitarian University.
Bachelor of Service – Rivne Spiritual Seminary and Academy.
Master of Arts – Rivne State Humanitarian University.
Bachelor of Service – Rivne Spiritual Seminary and Academy.

Vice-rector
Skrypnichenko Igor
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Vice-rector of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Skrypnichenko Igor

Dean of the Youth Pastoral Leadership Department
Golovash Vladimir
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Dean of the Youth Pastoral Leadership Department of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Golovash Vladimir

Dean of the Music Department
Mykhnevych Larisa
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Dean of the Music Department of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Mykhnevych Larisa

Dean of the Department of Christian Education
Mykhnevych Alexandra
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Dean of the Department of Christian Education of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Mykhnevych Alexandra
Teacher
Gerard D. (George) de Vuyst
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Teacher of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Gerard D. (George) de Vuyst
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Matt Frazer
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Teacher of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Matt Frazer

Canadian, who had experiences of ministry in different contexts and cultures. After pursuing the Bachelor’s degree in Theology and Master’s Dergee in Religion, he became a pastor in Canada, a mentor in Zambia. Currently, he is serving in Ukraine, teaching the Bible and developing Gospel-centered churches. He is an author of “Jesus and redemption narrative in the Scripture”. He also speaks at numerous seminars in Canada and Ukraine that help Christians to read the Bible focusing on Christ. He desires to see salvation and transformation made by the power of the Gospel through discipleship. The question he always asks is: “If the Gospel is really true, what will glorify God the most in this situation?”.

Teacher
Johannes Justus
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Teacher of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Johannes Justus

Teacher of Poltava Theological Seminary
Johannes Justus
Pastor Johaness Justus was born in 1957. He is a President of The Federation of Free Pentecostal Churches of Germany (BFP) and at the same time leading pastor of the Christian Church Elim in Hannover, Germany. He actively serves in his native country and also overseas as a trainer, church couтselor, and speaker at international conferences.
Johannes is married to Irene Justus since 1976. They have 6 own children, 1 adopted kid, and 14 grandchildren. Johannes was born in Kluchi (Kazakh SSR) where he attended the baptist church from a young age. He had pursued special education in the fields of electrical and aviation engineering in Kazakhstan before he and his family immigrated to Germany in November 1988. There, he started working as an engineer and the project manager at the engineering company. Pursuing the second education, Johannes started learning theology at BFP and was ordained on the pastoral ministry in 2000. Serving at the Free Christian church in Nienburg (Freie Christengemeinde Nienburg), Johannes also worked as an educational ministry leader at BFP in the Weser-Ems region. In 2009 Johanness became the pastor of Christian Church Elim in Hannover. In the process of professional skills improvement, Johannes studied at the University of Leibniz in Hannover. From 2010 to 2012 he was a regional leader of BFP churches in the Niedersachsen Ost area. Johaness Justus is the President of the Federation of Free Pentecostal Churches of Germany (BFP) since September 2012.
Johaness is passionate about planting and supporting strong and growing churches. He strives for the establishment of God’s Kingdom on all levels and people’s reconciliation with God. He makes a major contribution to the partnership among the churches, in particular, as a member of the Evangelical Alliance Presidium of Germany ( Evangelische Allianz Deutschland).
Johaness enjoys supporting and developing gifted individuals, especially ordained ministers, in the process of their ministry and growth of their talents. Meanwhile, he draws a special attention to the work of the Holy Spirit and maintains the openness to the supernatural power of God among the Christians. From time to time he writes about this on his website www.johannes-justus.de.
He likes to spend his leisure time with wife Irene outdoors or traveling. Additionaly to his program of professional skills development he also finds time for doing sports and taking pictures.

Teacher
Rudy Duke
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Teacher of the Poltava Theological Seminary
Rudy Duke

Teacher of Poltava Theological Seminary
Rudy Duke
Rudy Duke was born in Kazakhstan in 1968 in the Christian family. In 1979 his family immigrated to Germany. In February 1980 Rudy decided to dedicate his life to God. After completion of the theological education, he founded the “International Christian Camps” mission. As a result, thousands of teenagers and young people came to the living faith in Jesus Christ.
After graduation from the Academy for Christian Leaders, he founded the Institute of Leadership and Administration for the Russian-speaking leaders from Ukraine, Russia, Israel, Mongolia, China, and the USA. Besides being a leader of the missionary organization, Rudy is the pastor of «Schöne Aussicht Church. Rudy Duke is married to Olga Duke. They have three own children and a married ward.
His motto is: “The one who teaches others changes their lives forever”.

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Sergey Vituykov
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Sergey Vituykov

Sergey Vityukov
Pastor and teacher Sergey Vityukov was born in the city of Saint Petersburg in the Christian family. He came to God at the age of 12. He has been participating in church ministry since the age of 24. Since 1988 Sergey has served as pastor and teacher. He pursued his Master’s degree in Theology at Vision International University. Sergey spent his childhood in Ukraine. He founded the “Renewal Ministries” mission in 1998. This mission is aimed at spreading the Word of God, helping Christians in their spiritual formation, family counseling, and preparation of leaders for the harmonic building of the body of Christ in the USA and CIS countries. Hundreds of students became ministers and leaders after completion of these programs. Sergey Vityukov and his wife raise three children – Valeria, Avenir, and Avel.

Ministry
Sergey Vituykov – founder and leader of the “Renewal Ministries” mission, Doctor of Divinity, author of numerous educational programs on counseling, personal development, leadership training, and church ministry. Sergey has been a pastor, teacher, and speaker at different seminars in the USA, Europe, and CIS countries. Together with his wife Violetta, 3 own children, and one adopted daughter they live in Sacramento, CA.

Teacher
Yaroslav Lukasik
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Yaroslav Lukasik

Teacher of Poltava Theological Seminary
Yaroslav Lukasik
Yaroslav Lukasik has been a director of the Eastern European Leadership Forum since 2011. He is also a founder of the church called “John the Baptist” (Minsk, Belarus) and has been a senior pastor there for many years. In 2001 he initiated the movement of the New Reformation in Belarus that consolidated many churches of different denominations for the spreading of the Christian worldview in Belarus society. Yaroslav runs the “School of Society Reformation”. At the end of 2010, Yaroslav and the team of young Christians started the “Podolsky club”, the project called to “help believers to thinks, and thinkers to believe”. Yaroslav, his wife Natalia, and their four children have been living in Kyiv since 2008.

Teacher
Denis Serdichenko
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Denis Serdichenko

Denis Serdichenko was born on March 20, 1979, in Izmail.
Nationality – Ukrainian. Married and has three children.
2000 – graduated from Kyiv Bible Institute with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology.
2001 – was ordained for the fervent ministry at the “Central Church” in the city of Odessa.
2008 – was elected to be a senior pastor at the “Central Church” in the city of Odessa.
2009 – graduated from Evangelical Theological Seminary with a Master’s degree in Arts in the sphere of Christian studies.
In childhood, Denis absorbed spiritual, moral, and ethical values in the family of his father Serdichenko Peter who was a bishop, and his mother Tatiana Serdichenko who was a deacon. The Christian traditions of parenting, the example of love, faithfulness, and mercy prevailed in their family and then, have been passed on all of their nine children. As a result, all of them are involved in the ministry.
Knowledge in Theology and Psychology were gained at Kyiv Bible Institute in 2000. Additional theological knowledge Denis gained at Evangelical Theological Seminary he graduated in 2009.
Rewards and tittles conferred to Denis Serdichenko:
2010 – the honorary reward of the city mayor “Podyaka” for the active social work.
2010 – memorial order “Victory 65 years” for the annual, fruitful charitable work done for veterans.
2010 – memorial medal “Victory 65 years”
2010 – reward “For the Resilience” by the public organization “Order of the rehabilitation for the persons with disabilities and veterans” for the long-term and fruitful charitable work done for persons with disabilities and veterans.
2008 – Certificate of Merit from the mayor of the city of Odessa.
2012 – the honorary reward of the mayor of the city of Odessa “For the service to the community”.
2015 – reward “Podyaka” of Odessa regional authority.
2016 – medal “25 Years of the Independence of Ukraine”.

Teacher
Vasiliy Nalovets
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Vasiliy Nalovets

Vasiliy Nalovets

Vasiliy Nakovets was born in 1975 in Korosten, Zhytomyrska oblast’ in the nominal orthodox family. Having studied at vocational training school he heard the Gospel from his peers. Vasiliy decided to dedicate his life to God in Fall, 1992. He was baptized in the local Baptist church in Summer, 1993. Vasiliy gradually pursues theological education.
1994-1996 – studying at the Bible College of Saint Jacob in Kyiv.
1996-1997, 1997-2001 – studies at Odessa Theological Seminary; graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Theology.
2007-2012 – studying at Talbot School of Theology (branch in Kyiv); Mater’s degree in Biblical and Theological Studies.
Currently, Vasiliy is pursuing his second Master’s degree (concentration – administration of the higher educational institutions) at South Ukrainian National Pedagogical University in Odesa.
Vasiliy has been working in the field of theological education since 2001.
2001- 2003 – secretary/assistant at the Euro-Asian Accrediting Association.
2003- 2015 – Vasiliy was working at Odessa Theological Seminary starting his career as a teacher’s assistant and ending up as an academic dean.
Since 2015 he has been coordinating the extramural program at Ukrainian Baptist Theological Seminary in Lviv.
Vasiliy teaches homiletics, hermeneutics, Old and New Testaments overview at different theological schools; takes interest in the history of the Evangelical Baptist movement in Ukraine; speaks at different events on the relevant topics. Vasiliy is an author of more than 30 theological, historical, and pedagogical publications, including 2 articles in professional-pedagogical editions.
Since 2000 Vasiliy has been participating in publication projects, in particular, as a coordinator of the series “National Evangelical Authors”(2008-2015) and “Ukrainian training Bible”(since 2015).
In 2000 Vasiliy got married to Anastasia. They live in Odessa and have three children.
Vasiliy Nakovets desires theological education in Ukraine to meet educational standards and requirements, be modern in pedagogical tactics, conservative in the content, and useful for the local churches and society.

Teacher
Судаков Сергей Николаевич
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Судаков Сергей Николаевич
Teacher
Дуглас Брэтт
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Дуглас Брэтт
Teacher
David L. Nelson
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Teacher of the Poltava Theological Seminary
David L. Nelson

Ministry:
Pastor – 23 years.
South Dakota State District Superintendent – 15 years.
Appointed missionary with the Assemblies of God (USA) – 11 years (since 2001).
President of the Evangelical Theological Seminary, Kiev, Ukraine – 6 years.
Ministry of teaching, conducting seminars, church ministry.
Education:
Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies, North Central University, USA.
Master of Arts in Biblical Literature, Assemblies of God Theological Seminary, USA.
Honorary Doctor of Divinity, Trinity Bible College, USA.