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Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Liberia
August 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Liberia

Christianity in LiberiaThe Liberian church was born out of the missionary fervour that gripped Western Europe and America in the nineteenth century. Baptists, Methodists and Episcopalians were among the first to engage in Liberian mission. All three denominations recognised 'a unique opportunity for Protestant missions in Liberia'1 and had missionaries on board the S.…

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Missionary Spotlight – Africa Bible College
August 2007

Missionary Spotlight – Africa Bible College

Africa Bible CollegeAs we circled the airfield in preparation for landing we knew we were in a place where peace was in progress. UN helicopters, cargo planes, tanks and trucks dominated the Liberian airfield. Our little two-engine prop plane, with a total of 17 passengers, taxied noisily to the arrival gate, missing the stop…

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Missionary Spotlight – ELWA
August 2007

Missionary Spotlight – ELWA

ELWAOver fifty years ago, on 18 January 1954, Africa's first Christian radio station went on the air in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Its name was Radio ELWA - 'Eternal love winning Africa'.Over several days in January 2004 hundreds of people in Liberia and the USA held simultaneous celebrations marking the 50th anniversary and…

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