Kyiv Theological Seminary (KTS) is an international center of relevant training, instructive resources and nurturing networks for evangelical Christians in ministry. It was established in Kyiv, the capital city of Ukraine, by Anatoly Prokopchuk in 1995.
KTS equips men and women, followers of Christ, for effective ministry to lead others in growing relationships with the Lord Jesus. The school’s main focus of training is theology with an emphasis on such areas as Biblical Counseling, Biblical Studies, Christian Education, Church Planting, Pastoral Leadership, Pastoral Chaplaincy Leadership, Youth Ministry and World Missions.
Students and graduates serve in various countries across the world: Armenia, Belarus, China, France, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Lithuania, Moldova, Poland, Russia and Ukraine, to name a few. More than 400 men and women have already graduated from undergraduate and graduate programs offered by Kyiv Theological Seminary. These graduates have planted over 120 new churches and reached out to thousands of people with the Gospel of Jesus, all by God’s grace.
The seminary partners with many Christian organizations who uphold the same passion for the Gospel of Christ and a similar theological position. One of such partnerships is expressed in a graduate degree program offered in Kyiv by Talbot School of Theology of Biola University, located in Southern California. It offers the Master of Arts degree in Biblical and Theological Studies at an unprecedented academic level among evangelical theological schools in Eurasia. KTS serves as a convenient and affordable extension site to students from Ukraine and other developing countries.
KTS in its affiliation with IGOworldwide is represented by Ruslan Khmyz (M.A.’00), a graduate of Kyiv Theological Seminary who now serves as Executive Director since 2014. He also served as Student Dean (2000-2004) and Administrative Director (2004-2014). He is one of the pastors at Hope Church in Kyiv, Ukraine. He and his wife Ludmila raise three children, Bohdan, Liza, and MaryAnna.