Supporting Christian leaders where they're needed most

Innovista identifies, equips and develops Christian leaders working in challenging contexts
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Inspired by Jesus, we equip leaders to build a better world

Innovista identifies, equips and develops Christian leaders working in challenging contexts. Every year, we train and mentor around 1,500 leaders in Britain, Ireland, Moldova, Ukraine, Central Asia and beyond. We help leaders transform people and communities through churches, ministries and enterprises.

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Finding your place in Ireland

What is God’s call on your life? Jenny describes how Innovista Ireland’s ‘Find Your Place’ course helped her gain practical skills, as well as guidance over her next steps.
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Growing Leaders in Latvia

Will you multiply leaders for God’s mission?

Can you help leaders like Tomas reach new people with the gospel in challenging contexts? With your assistance, 50 key trainers will be equipped to grow 500 new Christian leaders.
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Faith after the flood

The breach of the Nova Kakhovka dam caused lasting destruction in Ukraine, but a group of Christian leaders quickly set out to help those in their time of greatest need.
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Working in challenging locations


The war has had a devastating effect on Ukraine and its people, and has created nearly six million refugees.


Bordered by Romania and Ukraine, Moldova remains one of the poorest countries in the whole of Europe.


There has been a dramatic fall in church attendance in Ireland, and the wider culture is secularising fast.

Central Asia

The Muslim-majority countries of Central Asia are highly challenging and dangerous locations for Christians.

Great Britain

The 2021 census showed that large parts of Britain are now among the least religious in the world.

Other countries

Innovista identifies, equips and develops leaders serving in other challenging global contexts

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"Without leadership, nothing happens. If we want to see the church grow in difficult places, we should be doing everything we can to train and support local leaders breaking new ground. Innovista lets leaders know they don’t need to do it alone. Because of this ministry, churches and ministries are growing, and lives are being changed with the hope of Jesus."

Rachel Gardner,
Founder of Romance Academy

Rachel Gardner
"Too many young leaders burn out after only a few years in ministry. By providing training at the right time, Innovista are equipping leaders for the long haul. The result is healthy ministries growing in places that need them, and lives are being changed with the gospel."

Gavin Calver,
Evangelical Alliance
Gavin Calver

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