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Simoney Kyriakou is editor of the Financial Adviser and an award-winning financial journalist.

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February 2021
News > Politics

Christian MP appointed as new religious liberty envoy

Christian MP Fiona Bruce, the member for Congleton and vice-chair of the all-party group for international freedom of religion or belief, has become the UK’s special envoy for freedom of religion or belief. The appointment, made by Prime Minister Boris Johnson at the end of last year, is an important one for the UK…

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January 2021
News > Church news

Lockdown handover at West Street Evangelical Church

Covid-19 prevented a personal handover at West Street Evangelical Church in 2020, but the harvest thanksgiving service was a perfect opportunity to thank God for his provision of a new pastor. Nigel Croxford and his wife Margaret have retired from the pastorship of West Street after more than eight years serving the Carshalton-based congregation.…

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The good old days

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December 2020
Articles > Cultural and Ethical > Evangelistic

The good old days

Nothing wrong with getting nostalgic at Christmas, is there? Do you remember the feel of that thin, shiny foil Christmas presents used to be wrapped in? Or the Georgian soldier and his sweetheart on top of the tin of chocolates you were not allowed to touch until Christmas Eve? Can you recall the excitement…

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December 2020
News > Church news

New pastor for Thornton Heath

Under the title ‘The pastor’s last exhortation’, Gordon Bull delivered his last sermon to the congregation of Thornton Heath Evangelical Church (THEC) as pastor. Mr Bull has taken up the gospel call to mission work. Together with his wife Sandra and children Joel and Rachel, he is heading off with Operation Mobilisation (OM) after…

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December 2019
Articles > General

Prepared for Christmas? But how ready is your heart?

Some people are smug about being prepared early for the biggest public holiday in the year: Christmas time. There are people who, at the time of writing (early October), have already made their puddings, prepared their fruit for the cake, bought their presents, made their lists and started the wrapping. I know: I am…

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August 2019
News > Church news > Conferences

Discovering an amazing God in Eastbourne

God identifies with his people and displays his redemptive power towards them: this was among the messages brought to Christians at Bible by the Beach in Eastbourne earlier this year. Under the umbrella title of Amazed: Sin, Grace and an Amazing God, record numbers of delegates heard from a variety of speakers, including Don…

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December 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

Facing the future

Mary’s hopes and dreams for her firstborn son were overshadowed by prophecy, but she never forgot who held the future for Jesus. Last year I wrote about the difficulties facing childless parents at Christmas, when everything seems to focus on ‘family’. This year we will be celebrating our own family ‘miracle’: a son finally…

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