Ken and Diana moved to what was then still Communist Soviet Union as Rhema's first missionaries to reside in the Soviet Union or Eastern Europe. For Ken, it was returning to my fatherland, as both my mother and father had escaped from here as very young children at the time of the Communist takeover in 1944.
They went with the intent to pioneer an "Antioch-type" church and missions base, which is now a strong local church. They also pioneered a two-year Bible training center in Estonia and have had many Rhema graduates working here with them over the years.
The Kaasiks are active in Estonia, as well as other nations internationally.