Jonathan Augustine | Paul Schmidgall
Jonathan Augustine - Europe: East and the Balkans
In 1991, on his
way home from the Upper Room Church of God
in California, Jonathan
received an open vision of dozens of people running to an altar for salvation as he
Nine months later, that vision was fulfilled in the church he
planted in Kustendil, Bulgaria.
Since that time, he has served as a missionary pioneer in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe.
The Augustines have planted a church in each of the countries they have served as missionaries, Bulgaria, 1991, and Czech Republic, 2003.
In addition, they planted a Bible college, the Bulgarian Theological College
in 1997, and a ministry to homeless street children called Samaritans in 1998.
While planting the church in Prague, Jonathan
, Daniela, and Josiah Augustine founded a coffee shop outreach, DayStar Café, 2006, and a family center, Palecek
Jonathan has served as a regional superintendent since 2003, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Vanguard University 1990, a Master of Divinity from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary 1995, and a Doctor in Ministry from Drew University 2008.