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Missionary Spotlight – Light and shade in Cuba
August 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Light and shade in Cuba

Light and shade in Cuba Ten years ago, there was a significant increase in active evangelicalism in Cuba; paradoxically, following the Pope's visit there in 1998. The Protestant Christians responded to his visit by organising their own series of gatherings - part of one of the first such public displays of religious fervour allowed since…

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August 2009

Cuba fact file

Cuba fact file Cuba lies at the gateway to the Americas, in the Caribbean. It is made up of nearly 4000 different islands. First discovered by Columbus in 1492, it has been hotly contested over the centuries by the Spanish, British and Americans, until it declared independence from Spain in 1868 and then from the…

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Missionary Spotlight – A mountain of miracles
August 2009

Missionary Spotlight – A mountain of miracles

A mountain of miracles Simoney Girard reflects on miracles, small and large, experienced during a charity trek in Cuba this summer. If there were two biblical texts that could sum up the Cuban trek they would be Matthew 6:25-34 and Psalm 8. Through the events of the trip and the continual presence of these two texts…

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Missionary Spotlight – Cuba’ beautiful and mysterious
August 2009

Missionary Spotlight – Cuba’ beautiful and mysterious

Cuba' beautiful and mysterious The United States' closest island neighbour is Cuba, that mysterious and enchanting country which Christopher Columbus first set foot on when he discovered the Americas. Columbus is the boast of Cuba for having declared: Estaes la tierra más hermosa que los ojos humanos han visto ['This is the most beautiful land…

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