“Therefore, as you received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk in him, rooted and built up in him and established in the faith, just as you were taught, abounding in thanksgiving.” -Colossians 2: 6-7 (ESV)
Name(s): Ivan and Zhana Kalabric
Host Country: Italy
Ivan and Zhana come from Serbia and Bosnia and have served internationally for almost 8 years in the Netherlands, Cyprus, and Italy.
Ivan's gifts are disciple-making, networking and leadership development, while Zhana is a visionary and strategic leader and a certified Christian counselor which she see as a tool for discipleship.
They serve together as a team in the city of Padova, Italy, and are planting a church of all nations that will reflect cultural and ethnical diversity of the city of Padova.
Besides their passion for mastering Italian language and exploring new cultures, their prime joy comes from parenting Mateo and Aria.
They moved to Italy in Feb 2019 with a passion to see individuals and young families transformed by the Gospel and help people discover their God-given gifts and identity in Christ.
As they love their neighbors and build their ministry locally, their prayer is that God would expand their neighborhood and spread the ministry to the region of West Balkans where they come from.