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May 2016
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UBM gears up for 90 weeks of mission

Nine countries, 90 weeks of mission, 900 volunteers required for active service: you may have seen them before — a group of people on the beach, in the summer, wearing red tops, running activities for children and families. They are all volunteers working with United Beach Missions (UBM). They organise day time and evening…

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March 2016
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Don’t read this…

Don’t read this… unless you are a Christian! Seriously, I invite those who are not believers in Jesus Christ to turn their eyes in another direction — and read something else, for this is for believers only. My Christian friend, I want to talk to you. I want to talk to you about how…

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February 2016
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Yorkshire camps new venue

After two weeks of torrential rain, it was yet another answer to prayer that the official opening of Yorkshire Camps’ new venue — on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November — was on a dry weekend, even if the countryside was dusted with snow. About 400 people, including local farmers, councillors, dignitaries and neighbours,…

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January 2016
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Ten ways to smash an idol

John Calvin famously said, ‘Man’s nature, so to speak, is a perpetual factory of idols. Man’s mind, full as it is of pride and boldness, dares to imagine a god according to its own capacity’ (Institutes, 1.11.8). At this year’s Contagious youth conferences, young people from all over the UK, and beyond, met together…

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January 2016
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Salt Youth Conference

Praise God for his presence with us at SALT (‘Serious about loving truth’)this summer! This was our tenth conference in five years. As older ones move on, we were thrilled to have a number of first-timers. Jeremy Walker, Conrad Pomeroy and Ali McLachlan spoke on the Bible’s inspiration, infallibility, authority and sufficiency. It was…

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October 2015
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EMW summer camps

The Evangelical Movement of Wales (EMW) saw more than 400 children and young people attending the 11 camps that it ran over the summer. According to a statement from the EMW Camps Committee, all the children heard the good news of Jesus Christ; some have become Christians and others have been strengthened in their…

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September 2015
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Christian Answer on the streets of Oxford and Cambridge

The busy pedestrian streets in the heart of the cities of Oxford and Cambridge are filled with thousands of tourists from all over the world, as well as students, buskers and local people. It is here that Christian Answer teams came again in June, to preach and testify to the saving power of Jesus…

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August 2015
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Greenfield Camps: the gospel down on the farm

At the start of each year, one question echoes round Harrogate, Ripon and York, ‘When is Greenfield?’ For many young people, aged 7-14, Greenfield Bible Camps are the highlight of their year, returning again and again each May. This spring bank holiday, despite the mud washout of last year, 106 children and 50 leaders…

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July 2015
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Sunday schools are making a comeback!

On 16 May, shop owners and residents in Rowley Regis, West Midlands, came to the streets to view a historic scene. A Sunday school parade, made up of nearly 250 adults and children from the local area and throughout England, converged on Blackheath. The day’s events began with a service of thanksgiving at 11.30am…

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June 2015
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Holiday Bible club at Bedworth

Children and adults alike had a great time at an Easter Holiday Bible club at Zion Baptist Church, Bedworth, Warwickshire. The theme was ‘A beach adventure’, and the team based the outreach on being wise or foolish. There was a play, giving a modern take on the parable of the five wise and five foolish…

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June 2015
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Truth 4 Youth conference

We asked Natalie, a new believer, to describe her time at Truth 4 Youth’s conference this February. Last year, she gave her life to the Lord and, on 11 November 2014, was baptised as a believer in her Plymouth church. One year on, she gave her impressions of the 2015 Truth 4 Youth conference.…

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Saved2Serve conference 20

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June 2015
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Saved2Serve conference 20

At the end of March over 80 people — most of them aged 15-25 — met at All Nations Christian College in Hertfordshire for Saved2Serve, a weekend for Christian young people. The conference, sponsored by the Association of Grace Baptist Churches (South East), was filled with Bible teaching, practical seminars, worship, and fellowship. This…

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