Exploring Orthodox Missions Growth in Albania

In this episode of “God on the Move,” Nathan Hoppe discusses his journey as a missionary in the Orthodox Church in Albania. Transitioning from an evangelical background, he shares insights on navigating interdenominational tensions and emphasizes the significance of praying for one another. Furthermore, he underscores the crucial role of family in ministry and explores how healing can transcend even in the face of death.

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Guests in This Episode

Nathan Hoppe

Nathan's upbringing took place in Colombia, South America, where his mother continues her missionary work. He holds master’s degrees from Wheaton College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology, as well as a D. Min. from St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary. With over 23 years of experience, Nathan has been actively involved in Albania. Gabriela, a native of Albania, is a graduate of the Resurrection of Christ Theological Academy and the University of Tirana. Additionally, she earned a master's degree in Children's and Family Ministry from Bethel Seminary. The Hoppes are proud parents to three children: Tristan, Katherine, and Daniel.

Nathan and Gabriela are at the helm of the Central Children’s Office of the Orthodox Church of Albania, where they lead a dedicated team of full-time staff members, ensuring the seamless execution of their mission.

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