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All articles by Doug Nichols

Doug Nichols and his wife Margaret have served in missions for nearly 47 years of which 20 years were in the Philippines.
They presently reside in Issaquah, Washington, where Doug serves as Global Missions Advocate/Mobilizer assisting with Global Diaspora Network,
Filipino International Network, Christian Growth Ministries in the Philippines, advocate for needy children, and in leadership development.
Doug travels extensively throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin and North America speaking on behalf of the glory of God in missions.
Margaret travels in ministry with Doug is involved in speaking, teaching and discipling.

Article

November 2016
India

God’s plan in a TB sanatorium

While serving with Operation Mobilisation in India in 1967, tuberculosis forced me into a sanatorium for several months. I did not yet speak the language, but I tried to give Christian literature written in their own language to patients, doctors and nurses. Being an international seminary student in America, and studying the Protestant Reformation…

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Facing the future

Article

January 2013
Articles > Comment

Facing the future

Facing the future The term ‘fear not’ is found many times in the Bible. There are almost as many ‘fear not’ statements as there are days in the year. I feel that each of these statements is there for me, because I am not a brave person. I am intimidated by others, terrified to…

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Does a little matter much?

Article

December 2012
Articles > World Mission

Does a little matter much?

Does a little matter much? Africa is a continent with massive needs. What wonderful opportunities for ministry with the gospel and compassionate care, for God’s glory!     We should not settle for doing only a little for the kingdom of God, when we can do so much more by trusting in our sovereign Lord…

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News

July 2012
News > Youth Features

The race is on !

Soon after trusting Christ in my early twenties, I worked the night shift at a plywood company mainly with Hispanics. We enjoyed each other whether we fought or not. I worked on an 8-man crew (four teams of two men on a team) that off-loaded huge crates of fifty 4ft x 8ft sheets of…

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The global slave trade today

Article

August 2011
General

The global slave trade today

The global slave trade today 1. Slavery today is defined as forced labour without pay under threat of violence. 2. 600,000-800,000 people are trafficked internationally every year; about 80 per cent are women and children. 3. Slavery was officially abolished worldwide at the 1972 Slavery Convention, yet it continues to thrive because of the…

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News – Lausanne

News

January 2011
News

News – Lausanne

Lausanne                                 The Third Lausanne Congress on world evangelism, held in Cape Town, was attended by nearly 4,500 participants from 190 countries.     Many churches and organisations attended, including Action International, which sent four missionaries, from India, Belgium, the US and Cambodia. In each major session, the attendees sat in groups of 4-6 at more…

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World Mission – Reaching street children

Article

October 2010
General

World Mission – Reaching street children

Reaching street children   ACTION is making a special effort in its ministry of the gospel and of compassionate care, during 2010 and 2011, to street children. The following are seven points of emphasis for its ministry:   1. Make direct contacts with street children, using teams of three or more street missionaries (never…

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