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Missionary Spotlight-Visit to Mali
September 2004

Missionary Spotlight-Visit to Mali

 Monday 19 January Arrived at Bamako at 06.45. It was warm and breezy. In the terminal it was chaos, but we were rescued by the only English speaker, an American.We had a long wait for a bus to Mopti. It was old and the air got ever hotter as we sat choking with fumes from…

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Missionary Spotlight – Northern Mali’s young church
September 2004

Missionary Spotlight – Northern Mali’s young church

The church in northern Mali consists of first generation Christians who need grounding in new attitudes to sin and morality. For example, in Islam stealing is no great sin provided nobody catches you! In Christ, people discover genuine honesty.Many Christians are under pressure from family and friends to return to Islam. Being part of…

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Missionary Spotlight – Even the water is dry
September 2004

Missionary Spotlight – Even the water is dry

 Mali — a former French colony not yet reached by the twenty-first century — is four times the size of the UK, with a population of 12 million. Two-thirds of it is Sahara desert. However, it has an intriguing and glorious past — embracing the ancient Malian and Songhay empires as well as Timbuktu…

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