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July 2017
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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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July 2017
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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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July 2017
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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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July 2017
Historical

Birth

Martyn was born on 20th December 1899 in Cardiff. He was the second of three academically bright boys. His older brother, Harold, died during the 1918 influenza pandemic while his younger sibling, Vincent, went on to become a High Court judge.

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History of Evangelical Times

Historical

February 2017
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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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February 2017
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The appearance of Evangelical Times over the years

The appearance of ET has changed considerably during the last 50 years:

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February 2017
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Evangelical Times original introduction pamphlet

Peter Masters, the first editor of Evangelical Times, produced a short pamphlet to introduce the aims of the new newspaper.

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Historical

February 2017
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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: A PDF of this pamphlet is available here: ET_origin_pamphlet In various early copies of the newspaper its main aims were described:    

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February 2017
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50th Anniversary

A service celebrating the 50th anniversary of Evangelical Times was held at Hayes Town Chapel.

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Event

February 2017
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Evangelical Press and Evangelical Times move to the new premises in Faverdale North

A new warehouse and office suite was built for Evangelical Press in Faverdale North. Evangelical Times shared these offices with Evangelical Press providing administrative services based on a contract.

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February 2017
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The Evangelical Times office moves to Darlington

The first location of the Evangelical Times office in Darlington was at Wooler St.  

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February 2017
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The Evangelical Times office moves to Welwyn

The Evangelical Times office moved to Welwyn where the long association with Evangelical Press began.

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