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All articles in category Ethiopia

August 2015

A visit to Ethiopia

From 5-13 January 2015, Dr Joel Beeke ministered in Ethiopia. This account is written by his wife, Mary. On Monday 5 January, we woke up at 3.00am for our 5.25 flight to Chicago, but our departure was moved to 7.00am. The pilot finally arrived at 7.30am, so we didn’t leave until 8.15am. Consequently, we…

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April 2013

Creation ministry in Ethiopia

My week in Ethiopia in January was truly remarkable — I sensed that the Lord had graciously gone before and opened many doors of opportunity. Ethiopia was devastated by a civil war from 1974-1991 and is still recovering. The Communist regime was driven out, but the war impoverished the nation and killed many, especially…

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World Mission – Broadcasting hope to Somalia
February 2011

World Mission – Broadcasting hope to Somalia

Broadcasting hope to Somalia Somali, like many Ethiopian languages, descends from the ancient Cushite tongue. It is the native tongue in southeastern Ethiopia, Somalia, Djibouti, in large ethnic communities in Kenya and Yemen, and among millions of refugees beyond - about 15 million speakers, in all.      The wonderful message of the loving Saviour who…

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February 2008

Missionary Spotlight – The Ethiopian Embassy describes Ethiopia

Missionary SpotlightThe Ethiopian Embassy describes EthiopiaRiven by many deep and stupendous gorges; crowned by high and magnificent mountains; necklaced by a chain of lakes; watered by majestic rivers; studded with burning deserts and great escarpments that plunge down from its highlands; Ethiopia remains a land of incomparable beauty.But it is not simply the sheer…

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Missionary Spotlight – God’s providence in Ethiopia
February 2008

Missionary Spotlight – God’s providence in Ethiopia

God's providence in Ethiopia The reformed evangelical communities in Ethiopia are growing by leaps and bounds. From 1977-1992 the Mengisto communist regime banned foreign missionaries and limited religious activities by stringent legislation. This was a blessing in disguise since it stimulated a maturing, indigenous spiritual movement. Prior to 1977 the Coptic Church enjoyed much…

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Missionary Spotlight – Encouragement in Ethiopia
February 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Encouragement in Ethiopia

Encouragement in EthiopiaEthiopia, in the horn of Africa, is five and a half times the area of UK and has a population of 70 million. It is a poor country with an average life expectancy of only 39 years.Half the population belongs to the Coptic Church, one third is Muslim, and over 13% are…

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