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World Mission – A remarkable mission field
January 2011

World Mission – A remarkable mission field

A remarkable mission field  More than half the 6.6 billion people on our planet already live in cities, and this proportion is set to increase to 70 per cent of the world population by 2050.     According to United Nations forecasts, the number of megacities - metropolises with a population of more than ten million…

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September 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Street evangelism in South Africa

Street evangelism in South Africa The January 2000 edition of ET carried a full-length article on the literature ministry of Doug Crutchley ([email protected]), in South Africa, which began in 1996. Since then, after ten years full-time evangelistic outreach, Doug has distributed many more thousands of pieces of Christian literature in such places as Cape Town,…

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Africa-style conferences in South Africa
April 2007

Africa-style conferences in South Africa

The purpose of these conferences is to provide a high standard of expository preaching and supply books at affordable prices for pastors. Such books are like gold to the majority here, who have very few books.Our aim is for these Evangelical Press-sponsored conferences to become annual events and provide great inspiration, fellowship and expository…

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Missionary Spotlight – Blessing in Kwazulu Natal
April 2004

Missionary Spotlight – Blessing in Kwazulu Natal

Hillcrest is a small but growing town in Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, some twenty miles inland from Durban. Its Baptist church, pastored by Jonathan Holdt, has a morning congregation of about 80 people.On the wall above the church door you see these words as you leave: 'You are now entering the mission field'. The…

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Zulu Warrior orphans
September 2002

Zulu Warrior orphans

A massive 2½ million children have been orphaned by the HIV epidemic in South Africa. As a response to the desperate needs, young Zulu Warrior orphans gave a spectacular Commonwealth Games-style art and culture performance at 30 venues throughout England this summer, to raise funds for their AIDS orphanage. Dressed in traditional Zulu costumes of…

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June 2002

John Blanchard in SA

John Blanchard has recently returned to the UK from a remarkably fruitful tour of speaking engagements in South Africa. Organized by the Alpha and Omega Trust in conjunction with Christian Book Discounters, the tour took him to several towns in the Johannesburg and Pretoria area, to the south coast town of George and to…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-South Africa
July 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-South Africa

South Africa - a personal view It does not take deep analysis to realise that Evangelicalism in South Africa is in decline. But my own recent travels in the USA convinced me not only of that fact, but also that Africa is in spiritual crisis. With poverty, disease (HIV, AIDS, TB, Malaria etc.) and…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-South Africa
July 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-South Africa

Theological trends in South AfricaThe changing political situation in South Africa has given rise to major changes in theological education over the past decade, changes that are in line with worldwide trends. Until about ten years ago, anyone wanting to train for the Christian ministry or the mission field could enrol at a university…

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