Calling to missionary service

Photoalbum "Ministry in L'viv"

Children's evangelism ministry

Sunday Worship Services

Timothy Club

Vacation Bible School (VBS)



Tent evangelism

Evangelical camp for teenagers

Home Bible Study

Ladies' ministry

Children sunday school, bible baptist church, L'viv

Christian Bookstore "Lighthouse" in L'viv

Higgins family photo album 1993-2007

Complete version of Higgins family photo album 1993-2007 here

Брошюра о восхищении Церкви "Миллионы исчезают" на украинском языке. Скачать её можно здесь
But none of these things move me, neither count I my life dear unto myself, so that I might finish my course with joy, and the ministry, which I have received of the Lord Jesus, to testify the gospel of the grace of God.
(Acts 20:24)

Dear Friends,

Greetings in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ!

The idea of the site “The Higgins Family – missionaries to Ukraine” arose following the death of my husband, Brian Higgins, whose life and ministry was suddenly cut short on the mission field, in L’viv, Ukraine, on December 15, 2007. His untimely passing into eternity brought deep sorrow to our family, relatives and friends of Brian, and many brothers and sisters in Christ, not only in America and Ukraine, but in many other countries as well. Over the past three months we received such an enormous amount of cards, letters, love offerings from churches and individuals, that it has not been possible to send personnal letters of thanks to each one.


On the opening page of this site I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the brothers and sisters in Christ and many other people for your prayers, for your moral, spiritual, physical and material help and for the support that you have shown to me and my family during this sorrowful time in our lives. Your help and support has been a tremendous blessing from the Lord.

“A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” Proverbs 17:17. I saw for myself the how true these words are.

My special thanks also go to the builder of this site, a friend of our family, Sergiy Chepara (his web site is, as well as to my brother Yura Popchenko and his wife Wendy who prepared the English version of the site (their web site is

On the pages of this site, I would like to tell about the ministry which the Lord had entrusted to us in Ukraine and in this way honor the memory of a faithful servant of the Lord, my dear husband, Brian Higgins.

Respectfully Yours, Tanya Higgins


Ukraine is the largest nation in Eastern Europe, bordered on the south by the Black and Azov seas. To the east, north-east and north, it is bordered by Russia, to the north - by Belarus, to the west - by Poland, Slovakia and Hungary, to the south-west - by Romanian and Moldovia.

The capital is Kyiv, which is the political and economic center of the country. The largest cities include: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk, Donesk, Odessa, Zaporozhye, L'viv, Krivoi Rog, Nikoliev. Ukraine is a parlimentary-presidental republic, which proclaimed its independence in 1991. From 1921 to 1991, Ukraine was a part of the USSR, as one of 15 republics. During its time in the USSR, industry increased greatly, for the primary purpose of supplying war materials.

The territory of Ukraine is 603.7 sq. km. (more than that of France or Germany). 46.2 million people live in Ukraine, the majority of which are Ukrainian (77.8%) and Russian (17.3%). The official language is Ukrainian, in which the majority of the population converses. However, Russian is also popular, especially in the southern and eastern parts of the country. Most Ukrainians consider themselves "christians" (orthodox or catholic), however that is often in name only, since they rarely attend church.

Webmaster: Sergiy Chepara