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All articles by Elinor Magowan

Elinor Magowan is a women’s pastoral worker at UFM Worldwide

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February 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

‘Countless things women can do’

‘I heard the voice of the Lord saying, Whom shall I send? And who will go for us? And I said, Here am I. Send me!’ (Isaiah 6:8).When the prophet Isaiah encounters the glorious holiness of the Lord, he is humbled, aware of his complete sinfulness. But God cleanses Isaiah and calls him to…

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April 2016
Articles > World Mission

Women missionaries (3): What’s mission life like?

Elinor Magowan, women’s pastoral worker at UFM Worldwide, asks Elizabeth to explain what life is like for a woman missionary and her family in France. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I was born and brought up in London, the eldest child of a large family. My parents are Christians who have…

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March 2016
Articles > World Mission

Women missionaries (2)

Elinor Magowan, women’s pastoral worker at UFM Worldwide, asks Esme Zarate to explain what life is like for a woman missionary and her family in Peru. Elinor: Can you tell us a little about yourself? Esme: My name is Esme Zarate. I am married to Edward, who is Peruvian, and we have two children,…

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February 2016
Articles > World Mission

Women missionaries: superwomen or just like us?

As a child, I read biographies of female missionaries like Mary Slessor, Amy Carmichael, Isobel Kuhn, Gladys Aylward, Helen Roseveare and Elizabeth Elliot. I was inspired by these women, giants of faith, and their lives spoke to me of struggle and sacrifice leading to great blessing. God continues to use women in his worldwide…

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