Czech RepublicLCMS Eurasia Region
Rev. Jim Krikava serves as the regional director for the Eurasia Region of the LCMS Office of International Mission. Based in the Czech Republic, Rev. Krikava works with missionaries and local church leaders throughout the region to strengthen congregations, providing theological education and professional development opportunities and building connections with partners in the Gospel. In 2020, the Eurasia Region launched a new online bachelor’s-level program in confessional Lutheran theology called the Livonian Lutheran Project. Students in the first course offered represented 14 countries, including Italy, Bulgaria, Switzerland, and Pakistan.