While Bulgaria was under a communist regime pastor Mitko was arrested many times & persecuted for his faith. In 1989 he and his wife Albena founded an underground church. With signs & wonders following, their ministry is a part of Global Celebration under Georgian & Winnie Banov. They carry a rich revelatory anointing, opening hidden treasure from the Word and moving strongly in the prophetic for the motivation & edification of the Body of Christ. They are Sr. Pastors of the largest River Church in Bulgaria.