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Missionary Spotlight Malta
April 2001

Missionary Spotlight Malta

When Paul's ship ran aground on Malta in A.D. 60, the island was filled with temples and statues, and prehistoric temples remain today. The Maltese people are still incurably religious; 88% of them attend church every Sunday. The most prominent building in any village is the Roman Catholic Church. At most street corners you…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A missionary in Malta
February 2001

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A missionary in Malta

44 years ago, while teaching journalism and serving as director of the News Bureau at Whittier College in California, I was given a gospel tract entitledWhat must I do to be saved? Through reading that I came to know Jesus Christ as my own personal Lord and Saviour. Since then I have made Christ's…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A shared vision
February 2001

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A shared vision

My name is Ray Hoover. I am a Baptist missionary serving in Malta. My wife and I were both saved in 1969 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. One year later we were called into the gospel ministry full time. It has been our joy to serve the Lord Jesus for thirty-one years.When we arrived in…

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Melita: the island in the Bible now without the Bible!
February 2001

Melita: the island in the Bible now without the Bible!

Like most Maltese I was brought up as a Roman Catholic. The Lord was pleased to use three Pentecostal ladies from the Republic of Ireland, on vacation in Malta, to bring me to the faith. They gave me Michael Green's book Why Bother with Jesus? On its inside cover I found written in ink,…

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February 2001

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-FACTS

Area:A small group ofislands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily, with a total area of 122 square miles. The three largest islands are inhabited - Malta, Gozo, and Comino.Environment:Malta's terrain is rocky (limestone) and quite low-lying. It enjoys a Mediterranean climate. Just over a third of the land is arable, although soil quality…

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