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All articles by John Tredgett

John is an elder at Grace Evangelical Church in Carlisle. He is also the Church News and Letters editor for Evangelical Times.

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February 2021
News > People > Obituaries

Obituary: Dr Jay E. Adams (1929–2020)

Paul Dr Jay E. Adams, the ‘father of Christian counselling’ has died aged 91. Adams came to prominence after publication of his ground-breaking book Competent to Counsel in 1970. He championed the cause of biblical sufficiency and spoke out against the encroachment of secular psychology into the counselling rooms of Christian leaders. Born in…

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February 2021
News > People > Obituaries

Obituary: Dr Alan Cairns (1940–2020)

Free Presbyterian minister and seminary professor Dr Alan Cairns has died aged 80 after contracting coronavirus last October. The fifth of six children, Alan was raised by Christian parents in a working-class home in Belfast. An interest in music led the young Ulsterman to get involved in local Salvation Army meetings, where at the…

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January 2021
News > Church news

Revd Thomas Buchanan ordained in Sutherland

In September Revd Thomas Buchanan was ordained by the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) and inducted to the pastoral charge of the Brora congregation near Golspie in the far North East of Scotland. The event was conducted at Tarbat FCS(C) in Portmahomack. Attendance in person was limited to 50, but many more connected to…

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January 2021
News > Society

Police attend London church service held during second Covid lockdown

Police officers attended a Sunday service held at the Angel Church in Islington during the second national lockdown in November. Several police vehicles arrived at the church premises on Chadwell Street in Angel, Islington. The previous Thursday, Premier Christian News had reported that Pastor Regan King had ‘decided to disregard’ lockdown rules and hold…

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December 2020
News > Conferences

Webinar considers faith of Michael Faraday

Professor Andy McIntosh recently delivered a webinar exploring the life and faith of 19th century scientist Michael Faraday. The event was hosted by Answers in Genesis UK, which has provided several online talks on creation during the Covid-19 lockdown. Prof. McIntosh’s own background is in science, having lectured at Leeds University. His infectious enthusiasm…

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November 2020
News > Mission

London City Mission closes cafes

LCM has made the decision to repurpose two cafés which the missionary charity owns and uses for evangelism. For many years LCM has utilised its cafes as a means to bring the gospel to Londoners who would perhaps not step into a church building. Husk Café in Limehouse closed in August and Café Forever…

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November 2020
News > Church news

French pastor dies in climbing accident

Édouard Nelson, a US-born French pastor, Vice-President of the National Council of Evangelicals of France (CNEF), and father of four, has died aged 45 following a tragic climbing accident. In August he was holidaying with his wife, Laura, and children in Chamonix, southern France. They went rock climbing at the cliffs of nearby Les…

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