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All articles by Philip Slater

Philip is a member of Grace Evangelical Church, Carlisle.

Light and darkness in Slovakia

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September 2007
Slovakia

Light and darkness in Slovakia

Light and darknessin Slovakia  I recently made my fourth visit to Slovakia since 2000, this time accompanied by my wife Jean. I preached nine times in six days and the rest of the time was spent travelling, visiting believers in their homes and sightseeing in that beautiful country. We flew from Manchester to Bratislava.…

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Missionary Spotlight – A visitor in Slovakia

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November 2004
Slovakia

Missionary Spotlight – A visitor in Slovakia

Czechoslovakia divided into two distinct republics in 1993. The Czech Republic is largely irreligious, but the Slovak Republic is predominantly Roman Catholic. In addition to Catholicism, shrines and large church buildings in Slovakia evidence Eastern Orthodoxy, and it is estimated there are about 400,000 adherents of Lutheranism. The credal distinction between Romanism and Lutheranism…

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July 2002
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Eastern Europe > Slovakia

Slovakia revisited

In May, Willis Metcalfe and I revisited Slovakia. The glorious countryside abounded with evidence of the Creator’s handiwork – spectacular mountains, rivers and vast prairie-like plains. The villages are engulfed in vineyards, though the Communists scarred the landscape by erecting towering tenements in the cities. Tourists from the west may not yet have put…

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September 2000
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Eastern Europe > Slovakia

“Come to Presov”

A letter arrived from eastern Slovakia inviting me to go to the town of Presov to preach the gospel. Whilst an avid student of atlases, I had never heard of Presov, nor was I familiar with that part of the world! I felt drawn to accept the invitation, and Willis Metcalfe offered to come…

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