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2017

Robert Haldane (1764–1842)

Life is full of surprises, it is often said. That is certainly true of the life story of Robert Haldane. Very few, one imagines, would have been able to claim that the path to their conversion to Christ began with the French Revolution! Yet Robert Haldane made precisely that claim. This momentous event ‘aroused…

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2017

Jane Austen (1775-1817)

The highly talented novelist Jane Austen died 200 years ago, on 18 July 1817. Was she a Christian? Only God knows for sure, but believers reading her novels will ask this question. Jane Austen wrote brilliantly within her own sphere of life, although there were many matters she did not cover. Carol Shields, in…

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2017

150 years of Brixton Tabernacle

Due to the work of the Holy Spirit in an expanding London, the 1860s saw a number of new churches start in South London, including what was to become Brixton Tabernacle. Although a comparatively unusual designation for a church these days, the term ‘Tabernacle’ was once common, perhaps taking its cue from Whitfield’s Tabernacle.…

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2017

The surprising story of David Michell (2)

In September 1943, the children and staff of the China Inland Mission school at Chefoo were forcibly moved by the Japanese to Weihsien Internment Camp on the north-east coast of China. David Michell, a 9-year-old at the school, was caught up in all this. He recalled: ‘One of the first arrivals had described Weihsien…

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History of Evangelical Times
2017

History of Evangelical Times

Articles which are related to the history of the newspaper are linked below: The Evangelical Times timeline is here. The aims of the newspaper at the beginning are described here and here. Some of the changes in the appearance of the newspaper are shown here. A gallery of pictures from the 50th anniversary service. Evangelical…

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The appearance of Evangelical Times over the years
2017

The appearance of Evangelical Times over the years

The appearance of ET has changed considerably during the last 50 years: [gallery ids="30511,30522,30585,30586,30587,30588,30589"]

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The aims of the Evangelical Times newspaper
2017

The aims of the Evangelical Times newspaper

A pamphlet was sent to many evangelical churches throughout the UK explaining the purposes of the new newspaper: [gallery columns="2" size="medium" ids="30574,30575,30576,30577"] A PDF of this pamphlet is available here: ET_origin_pamphlet In various early copies of the newspaper its main aims were described: [gallery size="medium" ids="30579,30580,30581"]    

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2017

‘These 50 years’ (3)

A sermon preached at the thanksgiving service on the 50th anniversary of Evangelical Times (Hayes Town Chapel, 4 February 2017): ‘The righteous shall see it and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. Whoso is wise and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord’ (Psalm 107:42-43). Someone…

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