In just two years, the Bulgarian people have been called on to vote five times in national elections. The most recent vote has been announced for April. President Rumen Radev dissolved the parliament in the first week of February and an interim government will be appointed until after the April elections have taken place. Overseeing the process of creating the interim government is Galab Donev, the caretaker prime minister.
Bulgarians suffered greatly under Communism until 1989, and the residual effects still have a grip on this nation, which is the poorest country in the EU. Many people choose to leave Bulgaria for a better life elsewhere. Those who stay are bombarded with political upheaval such as the current situation. Church planters and missionaries are needed to add to the estimated 1.9% evangelical Christian population in Bulgaria. Please be in prayer for many Bulgarians to come to know the true and lasting peace that is found in Christ alone. The message of the Gospel has the power to save and free from fear of an unknown future.