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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- Saturday afternoon
December 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- Saturday afternoon

It's Saturday afternoon. The minibus is loaded up and we set off into the country south of Arequipa to take a children's meeting in the Pueblo Joven(new township) of San Pedro de Tiabaya. But this was not to be a normal Saturday afternoon children's meeting. Arriving at the community hall, we found the children thronging…

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October 2000

Missionary Spotlight – Fact File – Peru

Fact File - PeruArea: 496,225 square miles.Neighbouring countries:Ecuador, Colombia, Brazil, Bolivia and Chile. Environment:An arid coastal plain extends down Peru. Most industries are concentrated in this plain. Parallel and to the east of it is the upland sierra, which includes the rugged Andes Mountains. Further east is the western part of the tropical Amazon…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- The Evangelical Church in Peru
October 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- The Evangelical Church in Peru

Peru is the third largest country in South America, with a population of 26 million. In the distant past, most Peruvians lived in mountainous areas, but during the twentieth century many migrated to the coast or colonised the jungle regions. Peru's main language is Spanish, although many still speak Quechua. Until the sixteenth century the…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- Church planting in Arequipa
October 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- Church planting in Arequipa

Arequipa is a city situated in the south of Peru. With its surrounding provinces, its population numbers over one million. It was founded in 1540 by the Spanish conquistador, Francisco Pizarro. Arequipa has been called 'the second Rome', since for centuries it has been dominated by Spanish culture and Roman Catholicism. It is also called…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT
October 2000

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT

Saturday afternoonIt's Saturday afternoon. The minibus is loaded up and we set off into the country south of Arequipa to take a children's meeting in the Pueblo Joven(new township) of San Pedro de Tiabaya. But this was not to be a normal Saturday afternoon children's meeting. Arriving at the community hall, we found the children…

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