Who we are.
Odessa, Ukraine is the starting location for the Messianic Jewish Bible Institute. Valentin and Tatyana Sviontek joined Dr. Wayne and Bonnie Wilks to leave Shady Grove Church in 1996 to move to Ukraine and found the MJBI. Valentin and Tayana were both raised under Communism in the Soviet Union. Coming from Jewish families, Val and Tatyana professed faith in Yeshua in their teens, and met at a youth camp for believers shortly thereafter. The camp was located in the very city t