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Missionary Spotlight-Don’t forget the jailer

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April 2003
United Kingdom

Missionary Spotlight-Don’t forget the jailer

Imagine you are in prison. You have done nothing ‘wrong’ apart from preaching the good news of Jesus Christ. You feel tense and fearful, and ask for God’s grace and strength. You want to stand strongly for the Saviour. You believe that he is the only answer to everyone’s sin and guilt. Only Christ…

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Missionary Spotlight – The man in prison; the prison in man

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October 2002
United Kingdom

Missionary Spotlight – The man in prison; the prison in man

John Wesley is said to have preached at a fashionable London church on the text: ‘You generation of vipers, hypocrites: how will you escape the damnation of hell?’   Two ladies remonstrated. How, they asked, would he speak to foul-mouthed porters in Billingsgate fish market, if he addressed respectable church-going congregations like that? He…

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Missionary Spotlight – Reaching Britain’s prisoners

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March 2002
United Kingdom

Missionary Spotlight – Reaching Britain’s prisoners

Over fifteen years ago, the chaplain at Dartmoor Prison asked for some complimentary DayOne Diaries to give to the prisoners.   The diaries carry a daily Bible verse and monthly topical Bible theme and are illustrated by colour photographs. They introduce people to gospel truths in a simple way. The idea caught on. Soon,…

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Missionary Spotlight-Hungarian mission in London

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July 2001
United Kingdom

Missionary Spotlight-Hungarian mission in London

A Hungarian Reformed Church was established in St Dunstan’s Road, London, about 50 years ago. It flourished for a number of years but most of the original believers passed away, leaving only a handful of elderly people supporting the church. God gives his people a missionary task to fulfil, but mission seemed almost beyond…

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December 2000
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom

Soho

‘Soho hits the headlines for all the wrong reasons’ London’s Soho district has a big reputation for such a small community. Hemmedin by Oxford Street, Regent Street, Charing Cross Road and Leicester Square in the city’s West End, Soho occupies less than half a square mile. It may be small but it has made…

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June 1998
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom

World-views in collision

Reaching Orthodox Jews in Great Britain with the gospel Traditionally, Orthodox Jews have been most hostile to the gospel. With their distinctive black garb, sidelocks and luxuriant facial hair, the Hasidim have become Jewish cultural icons. Tradition and a history of suffering at the hands of the professing church have hardened this conspicuous minority…

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July 1997
United Kingdom

Street preacher or prison visitor?

It happened to Peter, Paul and Silas. It would also have happened to our Lord himself had the Pharisees had their way. What happened? They preached publicly in the open air, incurred the displeasure of the authorities and spent time in prison as a result. It is not new to preach in the open…

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