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New Vice President for International Affairs

ICEJ Welcomes Rev. Mojmir Kallus

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4 Jul 2017 (All day)
New Vice President for International Affairs

Dynamic Church Leader and Activist from Czech Republic Joins the ICEJ

We are pleased to welcome Rev. Mojmir Kallus to the ICEJ leadership team in Jerusalem, where he will serve as the new Vice President for International Affairs.

Mojmir has been the national director of ICEJ-Czech Republic since he founded the branch in 1994, and in recent years, has served as a member of the ICEJ’s international Board of Trustees. Mojmir has a background of great dedication to faith in Christ even during times of Communist oppression, and brings many valuable skills to his new position.

Mojmir was born in 1962 into a nominal Christian family in Czechoslovakia when it was still under Soviet domination. In 1983, while studying mathematics at Charles University in Prague he accepted Jesus as Lord and Savior in an evangelical church. He completed his math degree in 1985 but was soon called into ministry. He first served as a lay minister in the Czech Brethren church and later became a full-time assistant pastor. In the years after the fall of the Iron Curtain, the fellowship grew to be the largest congregation in the country, with about 1,000 members.

In the post-Communist period, many well-known evangelists were visiting the country and Mojmir often served as interpreter at their rallies. Thus, he had the privilege to assist such respected ministers of the Gospel as Billy Graham and Reinhard Bonnke. In 1998, he planted a new church associated with the Vineyard movement, while also holding a secular job as a freelance translator and interpreter. Soon, Mojmir started working as an official translator for the Czech government, accompanying the Prime Minister and other cabinet ministers on their travels around the world.

Mojmir became aware of the Christian Embassy in 1990, and made his first trip to Israel in 1992 to attend the Feast of Tabernacles. Two years later, he was appointed to head the new Czech Branch, our first in a former Communist country.

Over the years since, Mojmir has become one of the ICEJ’s most resourceful and effective national directors. In one innovative project, he managed to secure Czech and EU government funding for the Czech branch to teach Holocaust education in public schools. He has championed the fight against anti-Semitism and pushed for bans on neo-Nazi groups in Eastern Europe.

Mojmir has leveraged his professional contacts as an official government translator into successful lobbying efforts for Israel in the Czech parliament and cabinet, including the parliament’s recent decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. He also has taken the lead in launching several new ICEJ branches in Eastern Europe, giving him valuable experience as he moves into opening new branches in other regions of the globe. Meanwhile, Mojmir has continued his pastoral role for many Czech Christians who greatly respect his grasp of biblical Hebrew. For many years, he has led a Friday night Bible study of the weekly Torah portion.

Mojmir will move to Jerusalem this summer to take up his new position, and will be accompanied by his wife, Lucie, and their 12 year-old daughter, Matylda.

Upcoming Events

ICEJ Events

Teaching truth, celebrating God’s faithfulness

The ICEJ is probably best known for annually hosting the Christian celebration of the Feast of Tabernacles - a multicultural event that draws thousands of pilgrims to Jerusalem for teaching, worship and prayer.

In addition, ICEJ speakers undertake teaching tours, seminars, and conferences across the globe.

The ICEJ is committed to telling the truth about Israel, and helping the church to understand the wonderful faithfulness of God through the fulfillment of His promises to the Jewish people.


Upcoming Events:

Rosh Hashana

21 Sep 2017

ICEJ-ACADEMY: Bildung und Lehre im Licht der Bibel

23 Sep 2017
ICEJ Deutscher Zweig e.V. Stuttgart Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany

ICEJ Intercession for Israel

24 Sep 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

ICEJ-Vortrag mit Christoph Scharnweber

24 Sep 2017
Evangelisch-freikirchliche Gemeinde Geislingen/Steige Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany

ICEJ-Vortrag mit Gottfried Bühler

24 Sep 2017
Volksmission Zaisersweiher Maulbronn-Zaisersweiher Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany

Yom Kippur

30 Sep 2017

Jesaja-62-Initiative

4 Oct 2017
FREIE CHRISTENGEMEINDE Linz Austria

2017 Feast of Tabernacles Tour

4 Oct 2017
Israel

Jesaja-62-Initiative

4 Oct 2017
GOSPEL FORUM - Blaue Kapelle Stuttgart Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany

Sukkot

5 Oct 2017

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

6 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

6 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

7 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

7 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

8 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

8 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

Thanksgiving

9 Oct 2017

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

9 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

9 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

10 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

10 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

11 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest

11 Oct 2017
ICEJ-Laubhüttenfest Jerusalem Israel

Shmini Atzeret

12 Oct 2017

Simchat Torah

13 Oct 2017

ICEJ Intercession for Israel

15 Oct 2017
Catch The Fire Church Toronto Ontario Canada

Jesaja-62-Initiative

1 Nov 2017
FREIE CHRISTENGEMEINDE Linz Austria

Jesaja-62-Initiative

1 Nov 2017
GOSPEL FORUM - Blaue Kapelle Stuttgart Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany

 

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