Missionaries Serving in Albania
Nathan and Gabriela are working to inspire, train, equip, and lead Albanians to proclaim the Gospel and make disciples in Albania. They feel a tremendous urgency to follow Christ's command to make disciples of all nations in this land where, less than a generation ago complete atheism was enforced by the totalitarian communist government. Albania is one of the fastest changing countries in the world as it moves to integrate economically and culturally with Western Europe. The Orthodox Church of Albania has experienced a resurrection under the inspired leadership of Archbishop Anastasios. This resurrection is one of the miracles of the Orthodox world today, but there is still much work to be done.
Nathan was born and raised in Colombia, South America, where his mother continues to serve as a missionary. He is a graduate of Wheaton College and Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. Nathan has now served in Albania for more than 21 years. Gabriela, a native of Albania, is a graduate of the Resurrection of Christ Theological Academy and the University of Tirana; she also holds a master's degree in Children's and Family Ministry from Bethel Seminary. The Hoppes have three children, Tristan (22), Katherine (19), and Daniel (10).
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