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All articles by David Magowan

David Magowan was born in Jamaica to missionary parents, but spent most of his childhood in Northern Ireland. After graduating from Cambridge University in 1984 he worked as an airport civil engineer for a consultancy firm in Basingstoke. Following theological study at Westminster Seminary California, David was called in 2001 as pastor of Whitby Evangelical Church, and moved from there to Carey in September 2009. David is married to Elinor and they have two daughters, Angharad and Dilys.

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Who do you think you are?

My uncle David is the family historian. He has spent many hours researching the family tree and has discovered relatives in Australia and Argentina. My uncle is not alone in his desire to trace his genealogical roots. The BBC series Who do you think you are? is very popular. In the programme, famous people…

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December 2015
Evangelistic

Worry and peace

We worry about many things: the spread of infectious diseases like Ebola; climate change and depletion of the earth’s resources. We worry about our children and grandchildren in a dangerous world and decadent age. We worry about technological change, employment, health, pension, what will happen when we’re no longer able to look after ourselves…

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December 2014
Evangelistic

Learning from Joseph

Joseph stands centre stage in nativity plays. He is right at the heart of the drama that unfolds in Bethlehem, but in the biblical account of the first Christmas, Joseph has a non-speaking part. Mary sings, angels speak, shepherds talk, the Magi (wise men) inquire, and Herod rages, but Joseph remains silent. None of…

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Reaching east in West London

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February 2012
United Kingdom

Reaching east in West London

Reaching east in West London Cranford, in the London Borough of Hounslow, lies under the flight path of the world’s busiest airport.     Cranford Baptist Church is about 1,800m from the end of the northern runway of Heathrow Airport, and aircraft often pass overhead. When the church was founded in the 1930s, Heathrow was…

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Review – The parables of Jesus – Christian Focus

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April 2008
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Review – The parables of Jesus – Christian Focus

The parables of JesusTerry JohnsonChristian Focus448 pages; £10.98ISBN: 978-18455-028-29 Terry Johnson has written this book to help us better understand these 'earthly stories with a heavenly meaning' that were purposely designed by Jesus to veil the truth. Recognising that the parables teach us how to live under Christ's rule, Johnson has categorised and considered them…

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How to have everything

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December 2007
Evangelistic

How to have everything

How to have everything According to Lord Layard, a professor at the London School of Economics, people in the West have got no happier in the last 50 years. His research leads to the conclusion that we are richer, work shorter hours, have longer holidays, travel more, live longer, and are healthier - but…

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News – Preparing for marriage – Pete Jackson

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September 2007
News

News – Preparing for marriage – Pete Jackson

Preparing for marriagePete JacksonThe Good Book Company; 64 pages; £6.00ISBN: 978-1905-56436-1This marriage-preparation course has been produced for use with couples who are not Christians. It is unashamedly evangelistic and is based on the premise that if those intending to marry are not relating to God in a right way, then they will not relate…

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