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All articles by Steven Curry

Steven Curry is currently Pastor at Bethany Baptist Church, Bangor, N. Ireland.

Historical

September 2017
Articles > Historical

Evangelicalism in Northern Ireland, 1967–2017

Visiting tourists and the Province’s 1.8 million citizens enjoy easy access to a rugged coast-line, with breathtaking beaches, fresh-water lakes and rivers that provide great fishing for the keen angler. Northern Ireland (NI) has some of the best-preserved castles and ancient forts, surrounded by myths and legends from ancient times, and a rich fertile…

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Christmas every day?

Article

December 2008
Evangelistic

Christmas every day?

Christmas  every day? Well I wish it could be Christmas every dayWhen the kids start singing and the band begins to play.Oh I wish it could be Christmas every daySo let the bells ring out for Christmas. When it was originally released in 1973, 'I wish it could be Christmas every day' stormed to the top…

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Missionary Spotlight – Northern Ireland today – Steven Curry

Article

June 2007
Northern Ireland

Missionary Spotlight – Northern Ireland today – Steven Curry

Northern Ireland today Northern Ireland has a population of less than 1.6 million. Its people are characterised by warmth and friendliness. It is a place of ‘compact natural beauty’ with easy access to a rugged coastline, fresh-water lakes and the spectacular scenery of a rich, fertile countryside. The two main cities of Belfast and…

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Why bother about Christmas?

Article

December 2005
Evangelistic

Why bother about Christmas?

Steven Curry ruminates on the pagan origin and present meaning of ChristmasI had quite a shock when I first met a Christian who didn't celebrate Christmas. 'Missed you at the carol service!'  I said cheerily to a man I regarded as a spiritually-minded Christian. He looked at me gravely, hesitated and then replied, 'I…

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Grumpy old men

Article

December 2004
Evangelistic

Grumpy old men

Stuart Prebble, a former producer of TV's World in Action, is a grumpy old man. It irritates him that quality programming has been replaced by trivial nonsense such as Big Brother, I'm a Celebrity, Get me Out of Here, David Beckham the Early Years, and the like.He complained to his friends, his colleagues, his…

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ET for Christmas?

News

October 2004
News

ET for Christmas?

‘It’s cheap but not nasty!’ someone said. ‘Sure, you would pay that for a good evangelistic tract!’ another commented. The arguments in favour flowed thick and fast. ‘It’s a good format, with a mixture of articles, some long enough to read in the train and some short enough to read over a cup of…

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Turkey on the beach

Article

December 2003
Evangelistic

Turkey on the beach

Growing up in the political uncertainty of Northern Ireland, the possibility of emigrating to Australia kept cropping up in family discussions. The promise of a better life Down Under (and the ten pounds assisted passage!) made emigration not only attractive but also affordable.The more my parents spoke of Australian life - the strange animals,…

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