• Ph.D., Religious Studies, H.S. Skovoroda Institute of Philosophy of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine
  • Ph.D., Social Philosophy, Donetsk National University
  • M.A., History, Donetsk National University
  • B.A., History, Donetsk National University

Professional Background

  • Professor, Ukrainian Catholic University
  • Executive Field Director, Mission Eurasia
  • Professor, National Pedagogical University
  • Provost, Donetsk Christian University
  • Associate Professor, Donetsk Institute of Railway Transportation
  • Department Head, Public Relations and Media, Brotherhood of Independent Churches of Ukraine
  • Field Ministries Director, Peter Deyneka Russian Ministries
  • Faculty Member, Donetsk Christian University


Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2018. The Shepherd and the King. Kyiv, Mission Eurasia. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2017. Open Protestantism. Kyiv: Dukh i Litera. (In Ukrainian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2017. Moses For Our Days. Kyiv: Mission Eurasia and UBTS. (In Ukrainian and Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo, Andrei Meleshko, and Konstantin Teteryatnikov 2017. Strategic Solutions and Initiatives for Church Growth in Eurasia (Part 1), Re-Vision Research Initiative. Kyiv: Mission Eurasia.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo, Vitaliy Proshak, and Tetiana Mykhalchuk 2015. Religion, State, Society and Identity in Transition. Oisterwijk: Wolf Legal Publishers.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo and Vyacheslav Bachinin 2015. Protestant Ethics and the Spirit of Postmodernism. Kyiv: Knigonosha Publishing House, Ltd. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo and Joshua Searle 2014. A Future and a Hope: Mission, Theological Education and the Transformation of Post-Soviet Society. Portland: Wipf and Stock Publishers.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo and Denis Gorenkov 2014. The Church and the University: Christian Mission in the University. Kyiv: Knigonosha Publishing House, Ltd. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2012. Baptists Without Quotation Marks: Monograph. Cherkassy: Colloquium Publications. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2010. The Culture of the Influential Minority: Essays. Simferopol: Christian Center for Science and Apologetics. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2009. In My Own Words: Theological Essays. Saint Petersburg: MIRT. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2008. European Reformation and Ukrainian Evangelicals: Monograph. Kyiv: Institute of Philosophy. (In Ukrainian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2008. Face to Face: Evangelical Faith in Modern Culture. Odessa: Mission Eurasia. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2006. Third Truth: Theological Discourse at the End of History. Moscow: Mission Eurasia. (In Russian)

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2018. Protestants and the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church: In Search of Inclusive Solutions. Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe: Vol. 38 : Iss. 2 , Article 3.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2017. Review of Josyf Slipyi. Memoirs (Edited by Ivan O. Dats’ko and Maryia Horyacha). The Journal of Ecclesiastical History: 909-911.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2017. Mass Media, Religion, and Politics in Ukraine: The Story of the “Bloody Pastor”. Euxeinos. Religion and Politics in Ukraine after the Maidan Protests 24: 10-23.

Cherenkov, M. 2017. Theologizing on the Maidan: “Maidan Theology” in the Experience and Reflections of the Younger Generation of Ukrainian Protestants. Acta Missiologiae 5: 81-100.

Cherenkov, M. 2016. The War in Ukraine as a Test for the Global Christian Community: A Trail of Solidarity, Freedom, and Peacekeeping. Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe 36(5): 1-6.

Cherenkov, M. 2016. The Changing Face of Church and Mission in Eurasia. Occasional Papers on Religion in Eastern Europe. 36(3): 49-54.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. Ukrainian Protestants After Maidan. Euxeinos. Governance and Culture in the Black Sea Region 17: 42-48.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. Threats to Religious Freedom in the Ukrainian Crisis. Christian Ethics Today 97: 12-17.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. Defending Orthodoxy. First Things 255:10-11.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. Orthodox Terrorism. First Things 253: 17-19.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. The Evangelical Church in Soviet Society: Dialectics of Adaptation and Reform. Keston Newsletter 21: 26-41.

Cherenkov, M. 2015. The Slavic Diaspora and Its Soviet Trauma. East-West Church and Ministry Report 23(5): 7.

Cherenkov, M. 2014. After Maidan. East-West Church and Ministry Report 22(3): 24.

Cherenkov, M. 2013. Christianity in Ukraine: Commentary on Statistics. East-West Church and Ministry Report 21(4): 7.

Cherenkov, M. 2013. Post-Soviet Protestants Between the Church and the University. Theological Reflections Special Issue: 23-31.

Cherenkov, M. 2011. Toward Appropriate Missiology for Post-Soviet Evangelicals: Global Missiological Trends and Local Realities. Theological Reflections 12: 49-59.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2011. School Without Walls and the Local Church: A Model of Informal Leadership Training in Post-Soviet Countries. Common Ground Journal 8(20): 16-25.

Cherenkov, Mykhailo 2009. Developing a Strategic Missiology for Post-Soviet Churches. East-West Church and Ministry Report 17(4).

Cherenkov, M., Rakhuba S., Melnichuk A. 2009. International Evangelical Mission Forum. East-West Church and Ministry Report 17(2).

Cherenkov, M. 2009. Evangelical Missions in Search of a New Paradigm. East-West Church and Ministry Report 17(3): 16.

Cherenkov, M. 2006. Secularization as a Social-Philosophical Problem. Theological Reflections 6: 174-184.

Cherenkov, M. and D. Johnson 2006. Christian Responses to the Aids Crisis. East-West Church and Ministry Report 14(1): 1-3.