Cristian & Otilia Stroia

Career Missionary since 2017, serving the Georgians of Georgia.

Cristian grew up dreaming of becoming a doctor and bringing healing to people. While he was studying hard toward his lifelong dream, God called him to the ministry of healing souls instead. Not without a fight and after spending a lot of time in prayer, Cristian changed the focus of his studies to Theology and then dedicated his life to spreading the gospel.
Otilia grew up in a mission-oriented family. She also had a dream: a normal, stable life, unlike the one she experienced as a missionary child. She never felt the call to long-term ministry until she experienced God at work in her own life during the ministry she shared with Cristian. After participating in a lot of projects involving children, she is now delighted to raise and love two little miracles of her own, Oliver and Amelia.
Cristian and Otilia worked on two projects in unreached areas of Romania and Ukraine and have been blessed to gain a new perspective on mission amid the challenges of a very traditional, Orthodox, ex-communist culture. At the same time, they got in touch with AFM and had the pleasure of sharing a project for a few years before they started to consider making foreign missions their career. After they prayed and experienced God at work again, they happily answered the call to the Georgia project, being impressed by the needs of this country of 4 million people where the Seventh-day Adventist presence is only five thousandths of one percent. Sharing a similar background with the Georgian people, they are committed to meet their needs and introduce them to their Savior, Jesus Christ, in a way they never heard of Him before.

Frontier Stories

A Thanksgiving Prayer

With so much pain and struggle coming and going for all the members in our family, You, Lord, kept reminding us that You are in control. Today we, like Moses, are once more asking You: “God, if Your presence does not go with us, do not send us up from here.” Thank you, Lord, for sending us.

By: Otilia Stroia
November 01 2019, 10:04 am | Comments 0

An Unreasonable Prayer

If He could move this mountain for us, He can move any other mountain we will ever face. What a wonderful assurance before we go to the field! Thank you, God, for expecting us to pray unreasonably big.

By: Otilia Stroia
October 01 2019, 8:46 am | Comments 0

The Storm

Forget about the sleeping rules, I decided, my heart melting. This child is genuinely scared. I picked him up and lay down on the bed in his room. In an instant, I could feel his tense little body relaxing in my arms.

By: Otilia Stroia
September 01 2019, 8:33 am | Comments 0


Join us in prayer, in giving, and in sending us on our journey to make this beautiful, unreached country our new home.

By: Otilia Stroia
August 01 2019, 8:55 am | Comments 0

The CHoir Needs Preaching, Too

There are many sincere truth seekers out there. Will you help us remind them about the good, simple news of salvation?

By: Cristian Stroia
June 01 2019, 9:08 am | Comments 0

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