Recently published in a series of monographs from Langham Partnership is Vladimir Ubeivolc’s Rethinking Missio Dei among Evangelical Churches in an Eastern European Orthodox Context (ISBN 978-1-78368-104-4). The context is Moldova, and the author argues that the concept of Missio Dei offers a key place where the Evangelical and Orthodox traditions can not only dialogue but also work together. We shall be carrying a review of this significant work in due course.
A report recently released by the Pew Research Trust offers thought-provoking reading concerning the relationship between religious allegiance and national identity. The report, which sheds light on the issue of nominalism exercising Christians of all traditions, may be found at: http://www.pewforum.org/2017/05/10/religious-belief-and-national-belonging-in-central-and-eastern-europe/.