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March 2019
News > People > Obituaries

Douglas Dawson (1922-2019)

On 17 January, Douglas Dawson passed into glory. He had pastored several churches, including fellowships in Stretham, Borough Green and Leyton. Grace Baptist churches underwent much change during Douglas’ life. Along with Clifford Pond, Jack Hoad, John Appleby and Frank Ellis, Douglas played a pivotal role. Clifford, Jack and Douglas were leaders in the Metropolitan Association of Strict Baptist Churches at a critical time in the 1960s and 1970s. This coincided with a further liberalising of the Baptist Union. Many young preachers were unwilling to pursue ministry within the BU. Where could they turn? Strict Baptist churches offered help as Clifford and Douglas interviewed and...

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TV and the Christian

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November 2006
Articles > Cultural and Ethical

TV and the Christian

Without question, television is the icon of our age. Along with the internet, it is a major driving force in our culture and a major influence in our lives. Some years ago an industrial dispute threatened to black out the TV Christmas schedules. The dispute was rapidly settled - the idea that the nation's…

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