Maricela

September 2020

Maricela leads our work in Moldova. Mother to 5 children and worship leader at her church, Maricela’s husband is her greatest support in her work at Innovista. Her desire is to see church leaders in Moldova empowered to support and equip others to build the kingdom of God across all spheres of society. Read more ...

Slavic

May 2019

Slavic has been denounced on Russian television as a corrupting influence, arrested, and threatened with deportation, but perseveres to train and support pioneering leaders who are reaching their communities in the extreme climate of Siberia. Read more ...

Sam Moore

May 2019

Sam launched and leads Innovista’s work in Ireland with a vision to see successive generations of young leaders pioneering and sustaining local mission that brings hope and change to their communities. Read more ...

Madina

May 2019

‘Madina’ (not her real name) is one of a tiny number of indigenous people in her Central Asian country to have become a Christian. She’s faced beatings for her faith and is visited by police, but courageously risks her safety to equip and support underground church leaders to lead local mission. Read more ...

Baha

May 2019

Baha is a former Muslim who first benefitted from Innovista training at a Leading for Life conference. Now he provides training and support for isolated Christian leaders in his country – most of whom are the first Christians in their family – so that the church grows. Read more ...

Anatoliy

May 2019

Anatoliy is a former manager of the International MBA programme at Kiev Business School and an army reservist. He has overseen growth of Innovista’s work in Ukraine despite the chaos of war, and leads the L’viv hub. Read more ...