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All articles in category Cyprus

April 2014

Progress in North Cyprus

Just over 29 years ago, on the first Sunday in February 1965, a little family of six gathered in their sparsely furnished front room and praised God together on their first Lord’s Day in their new country. The words of the hymn that they had sung with all the well-wishers at Darlington station, a…

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The gospel on the island of Cyprus
October 2012

The gospel on the island of Cyprus

The gospel on the island of CyprusCyprus, the third largest island in the Mediterranean, lies not far from the coasts of Turkey, Syria, Lebanon and Israel.Driving across this semi-arid country, one can still come across the idyllic scene of a shepherd leading a mixed flock of longhaired sheep, barely distinguishable from the longhaired goats…

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Missionary Spotlight – Cyprus – meeting place of the nations
July 2008

Missionary Spotlight – Cyprus – meeting place of the nations

Cyprus' meeting place of the nations Cyprus, the easternmost island of the Mediterranean, is encircled by Turkey, Syria, Lebanon, Israel and Egypt. It is a popular holiday destination for many Europeans and Middle Easterners, and is also a regional business centre. There is much to see and do. Within walking distance of the John Calvin Centre…

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The Cyprus connection (1)
May 2006

The Cyprus connection (1)

Cyprus is an ideal location for a late season holiday, and the temperatures were still in the mid-twenties at the end of November when we visited Paphos last year. There is a relaxing feel to this area, and a crime rate only 6% of that in Britain. There are only about 750,000 inhabitants in…

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