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Strategic ministry

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February 2006
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Strategic ministry

One of the most strategic and seminal approaches to missionary work is through preachers’ conferences. In these the doctrines of grace can be taught to faithful men, who in turn will teach others (2 Timothy 2:2). Conferences also strengthen bonds of fellowship and give ready access to sound Christian literature to potentiate the spoken…

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Missionary Spotlight-The forgotten conflict

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December 2005
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Missionary Spotlight-The forgotten conflict

For 18 years, the self-styled ‘Lord’s Resistance Army’ (LRA) has waged war against the Ugandan government, carrying out horrific attacks and acts of violence in towns and villages. The conflict has claimed up to 100,000 lives. Countless survivors have been scarred physically and psychologically. Sexual violence, mutilation and kidnappings are common. Up to 30,000…

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October 2005
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ETI – encouraging progress

The new (October to December) issue of Evangelical Times Internationalcompletes ETI’s first year. The slimmed-down airmail edition of Evangelical Timesnow has subscribers in 46 countries world-wide and a rising circulation.   We are grateful to God for this progress but are conscious that many opportunities remain untapped. Readers can join us in this ministry…

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August 2005
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Prisons around the world

Imprisonment rates are higher in England and Wales than any major country in Western Europe, according to recent figures from the International Centre for Prison Studies at King’s College, London. A league table of the world’s prison population shows that 142 out of every 100,000 people are in jail in England and Wales –…

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Missionary Spotlight-Spanish Christian literature

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July 2005
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Missionary Spotlight-Spanish Christian literature

Editorial Peregrino (Pilgrim Press) is a Reformed publishing house based in Spain that publishes and distributes sound Christian literature in Spain and the Spanish-speaking world, including the Americas. The main promoter of this work was the late Bill Clark, who through Evangelical Press and other agencies provided the financial means and expertise necessary to…

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Is God calling you to be a missionary?

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July 2005
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Is God calling you to be a missionary?

God’s ‘call’ to someone to be a missionary is not authoritative in the way the Scriptures are — your ‘calling’ can never be beyond question. Nevertheless, you can be profoundly sure in your own heart. God can bring you to a conviction that, all things considered (including Scripture!), this is the path of obedience.…

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Missionary Spotlight – Bible translation

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March 2005
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Missionary Spotlight – Bible translation

Ethnic minorities often make headlines in the secular press but not often enough in Christian circles. However, our concern for such people-groups is an indication of how seriously we take the last instructions of the one we call Lord. Jesus told his disciples to go to the ethnos and make disciples of them —…

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October 2004
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ETI – encouraging progress

The new (October to December) issue of Evangelical Times Internationalcompletes ETI’s first year. The slimmed-down airmail edition of Evangelical Timesnow has subscribers in 46 countries world-wide and a rising circulation.   We are grateful to God for this progress but are conscious that many opportunities remain untapped. Readers can join us in this ministry…

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Missionary Spotlight-Sickness and street children

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December 2003
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Missionary Spotlight-Sickness and street children

There are an estimated 160 million street children in the world – 1 million in the Philippines, 40 million throughout Latin America (8,000 on the streets of Bogotá, Colombia). Who takes care of them when they are ill? When we are sick, we have people to look after us, a bed to sleep in,…

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December 2003
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Missionary Spotlight-Escape from persecution

I was born in to a Jewish family in prosperous Vienna, Austria, in 1930. Although my parents did not strictly observe the Jewish religion, father took my brother and me to synagogue occasionally. Mother never went. Then came the Anschluss to shatter our secure world. Our parents immediately explained that because the Nazis were…

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Missionary Spotlight

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August 2003
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Missionary Spotlight

Recently it was a privilege to spend a few days with Zdenìk and Nicola Karásek in Liberec, teaching God’s Word in relation to creation. Liberec is close to the old East German and Polish borders in the Bohemian Mountains. It was here that the Nazis walked into Sudetenland, after the 1938 Munich agreement with…

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December 2002
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Missionary Spotlight-True healing

We were both born into practising Roman Catholic homes, one in Switzerland and the other in Belgium. All our schooling took place in Roman Catholic institutions and God was part of our daily life, although we had no personal relation with him. When we were married and had two children, the time came to…

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