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World mission

October 2018
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Western Asia > Bahrain

Bahrain

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Article

November 2018
Articles > Evangelistic

A soldier’s story (1)

At the age of 16 I probably could have joined any regiment, but I chose the Scots Guards, which is an infantry unit. However, I was very small for my age and had been bullied for it at school. I was only eight stone with a small frame. When I had my army daysack on my back, the straps would fall off because my shoulders were so slight! I would say that when I enlisted I was smart but didn’t have much common sense. It took me a long time to gain some traction in the military. The early days of my military career could...

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Historical

November 2018
Articles > Historical

The World War One Armistice — a Christian officer’s experience

Over the last three months, the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association (SASRA) has helped Evangelical Times look back on the closing months of World War One with the work of ‘front line’ mission in mind. In this final article, SASRA now points us to the Armistice — that took effect 100 years ago, on 11 November 1918 — and shares historical fact that surprises and informs in equal measure. In January 1918, Lieutenant Colonel William Dobbie was appointed to British General Headquarters as ‘GSO1 Movements’. From here he was able to see the progress of the war. Critically, he will have known that a...

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Article

November 2018
Comment

Victory against compelled speech, but it should never have got this far

As we mark 100 years this month since the end of the Great War, it would utterly shock some of those men who gave their lives that we are living in a nation where we are fighting a battle against compelled speech. Yes, we rejoice that Ashers Bakery won their case at the Supreme Court last month, but it should never have got this far. It is blindingly obvious to anyone who cares to look at the case, this was never a matter of discrimination against the customer Mr Lee. He had been served before in Ashers Bakery, and no doubt he will be welcome...

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World mission

November 2018
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Western Asia > Armenia

Armenia

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World mission

November 2018
Articles > World Mission > Europe

Andorra

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The Grand Ducal Palace in Luxembourg Cit

World mission

November 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Eastern Africa > Djibouti

Djibouti

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Beach fale, Manono Island, Samoa

World mission

November 2018
Articles > World Mission > Oceania > Polynesia > Samoa

Samoa

  

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World mission

November 2018
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Eastern Africa > Eritrea

Eritrea

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