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Missionary Spotlight-New Age spirituality
January 2006

Missionary Spotlight-New Age spirituality

Chile was just entering winter. I disembarked from the airplane at 3.00am but the morning would reveal the gorgeous, snow-covered Andean mountains surrounding Santiago, the capital city. I was looking forward to helping translate at a conference on the New Age movement and a gospel response to it. The visiting speaker would be Dr Peter…

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Missionary Spotlight-Chile’s first Reformed Baptist church
January 2006

Missionary Spotlight-Chile’s first Reformed Baptist church

As the congregation of twenty or so people sing of the cleansing of the blood of Christ, the fresh, glistening snow on the nearby Andes mountains provides a vivid illustration of that cleansing flood.After the singing, Pastor Omar Ramos moves to the makeshift pulpit. The congregation's expectation of being challenged by the Word of…

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January 2006

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File – Republic of Chile

Fact File - Republic of ChileArea: 292,135 square miles. Chile measures some 2,650 miles from north to south, but on average is less than 110 miles wide. It has archipelagoes in the south and owns Easter Island in the south Pacific.  Neighbours: Peru, Bolivia and Argentina. Environment: Chile lies between the Pacific Ocean on the…

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Missionary Spotlight-The Reformed Faith in Chile
January 2006

Missionary Spotlight-The Reformed Faith in Chile

The Reformed faith has been propagated in Chile for nearly two centuries. This is reflected by the Protestant work ethic present in everyday life in Chile - especially in the capital, Santiago.This doctrinal conviction was initially fed by 150 years of immigration from European countries including Germany. Over this time, the Presbyterian Church steadily…

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