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September 2018
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March 2013
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Sudanese repatriation

Sudanese repatriation On the morning of Tuesday 18 December, a convoy of 33 buses and 35 trucks left Khartoum, taking some 1500 people and all their worldly possessions ‘home’ to South Sudan. For some of them, depending on which part they were going to, this was to be a four-day journey. I say ‘home’,…

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Life at home in South Sudan

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January 2012
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Life at home in South Sudan

World Mission Life at home in South Sudan I realise how far I have journeyed to be able to join together the words ‘at home’ and ‘in Sudan’. I remember when we arrived five years ago. I was in our aracuba, the temporary grass shelter we lived in as we constructed a hut to…

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Wings over Darfur

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December 2006
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Wings over Darfur

The humanitarian crisis in Darfur has affected millions of people. Many have died through the war and its consequences. Disease and starvation are rife. Since 2003, two million people have fled the region. Many seek refuge in displaced people’s camps in neighbouring Chad; others make their homes elsewhere in Sudan. Christian relief organisation Safe…

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Missionary Spotlight – Sudan

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November 2001
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Missionary Spotlight – Sudan

recognised him as soon as I answered the knock on the guest-house door. He had been one of the evangelists at the previous week’s conference.   His two top front teeth were missing and the first tooth on either side of the gap was bright gold. But it wasn’t his dental work that had…

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November 1999
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Missionary Spotlight – Suffering in the Sudan

The Sudanese [Ethiopia] will raise their hands in prayer to God’ (Psalm 68:31). This is the ‘battle cry’ that many Sudanese Christians have adopted. This young church has seen much suffering since independence came to Sudan in 1956, along with civil war as the Arab north began to dominate the African south. The few…

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June 1999
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Republic of Sudan

Size: The largest country in Africa, with an area of nearly one million square miles and a maximum north-south length of 1,400 miles. Bordering countries: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Congo, Central African Republic, Chad, Libya and Egypt. Geography: Tropical in the south, with swamps and rain forest; arid desert in the north; vast semi-arid…

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June 1999
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Republic of Sudan – The joy of loving enemies

How about meeting people whom you then discover were involved in ransacking your own home village and killing your relatives? Christians of differing backgrounds have experienced that kind of thing for the past two thousand years, but here is an up-to-date account concerning two Sudanese Christians, ‘S’ and ‘K’, both from southern Sudan. They…

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June 1999
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The church in Sudan

The church in the Sudan has not only survived persecution but continues to grow. Unofficial reports indicate that the number of those associated with Reformed churches (Evangelical and Presbyterian) is close to 1.8 million. Through the conversion of the Nuer people in south Sudan, the door has been opened wider for the conversion of…

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June 1999
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Northern Sudanese also belong to Christ!

‘N’ and ‘A’ grew up in a well-to-do Muslim family in the Khartoum area. They are the only son and daughter of their parents. ‘N’ is twenty-four years old. Her brother ‘A’ is twenty-one. They have always been close. One day, about six years ago, ‘N’ heard a gospel message over the airwaves. She…

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June 1999
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Sudan, Islam, and the gospel

Sudan is an Arabic word meaning ‘the place of black people’. To the Ancient Egyptians it was ‘Cush’ and to the Romans ‘Nubia’. Sudan has a richly diverse terrain, climate and ethnic community. Endowed with copious natural resources, it has been called the ‘bread basket of Africa’. It is probably the African nation with…

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