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Missionary Spotlight-The George Whitefield Foundation

Article

August 2001
Netherlands

Missionary Spotlight-The George Whitefield Foundation

In 1994 six Evangelicals formed the George Whitefield Foundation. Their aim was to encourage study in the Netherlands of the Puritans and their theological successors. They also aimed to stimulate a biblical understanding of, and earnest prayer for, true reformation and revival in Holland. Many contemporary movements are widely presented as ‘revival’ but do…

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Missionary Spotlight-The Kingdom of God in the Netherlands

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August 2001
Netherlands

Missionary Spotlight-The Kingdom of God in the Netherlands

As a Dutchman I have enjoyed living in England for more than six years and, in this article, I hope that British readers will be able to taste a bit of Dutch Christianity! Reformed churches in Holland and England have interacted with the rest of society in markedly different ways. Otherwise, the scene is…

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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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Missionary Spotlight-Winter in Bohemia

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July 2001
Czech Republic

Missionary Spotlight-Winter in Bohemia

Visiting two schools and teaching three English lessons during a week-long Easter visit to the Czech Republic may sound like a busman’s holiday for someone who teaches for a living. But it was not really the case. I had opportunity to tell over seventy children about the death and resurrection of the Lord Jesus…

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Missionary Spotlight-Slovakia – land of darkness

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July 2001
Slovakia

Missionary Spotlight-Slovakia – land of darkness

I was born in 1975 in Humenne in east Slovakia. When I was six we moved as a family to Presov, in search of work. My mother raised me as a Lutheran, although my father tried to persuade us to embrace Roman Catholicism. I regularly attended the local Lutheran church after being ‘confirmed’ but…

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Missionary Spotlight-Greece

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June 2001
Greece

Missionary Spotlight-Greece

Angela is a quietly spoken lady who lives in a town in Greece. She visits an old people’s home every week in order to love and care for the old people. One day as she visited the home she met two other visitors who were polite and asked her about her background. They said,…

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Missionary Spotlight

Article

June 2001
Greece

Missionary Spotlight

Greece Heretic! Angela is a quietly spoken lady who lives in a town in Greece. She visits an old people’s home every week in order to love and care for the old people. One day as she visited the home she met two other visitors who were polite and asked her about her background.…

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Missionary Spotlight-Greece

Article

June 2001
Greece

Missionary Spotlight-Greece

The gospel in Greece For eight years running, my wife and I and our two children took our summer holidays in Greece. Every year we tried to find a church where the gospel was preached, but without success. We knew that there were Evangelical churches somewhere in this land, a country where Paul once…

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Missionary Spotlight-Greece

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June 2001
Greece

Missionary Spotlight-Greece

The Greek Diaspora Apart from Greece and Cyprus, Greeks are found all over the world. There are still many Greeks living in countries like Turkey, Italy and Egypt, which have had large Greek communities from ancient times. Today Greeks form a significant ethnic minority numbering hundreds of thousands in many parts of Europe and…

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Missionary Spotlight Malta

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April 2001
Malta

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

Article

April 2001
Belgium

Missionary Spotlight

If you blink, you’ll miss it!’ At least that may be the impression of many who pass through Belgium on their way to somewhere more exciting. However, this little country no bigger than Wales has one of the highest population densities in Europe, with over ten million inhabitants. Yet the divisions among these people…

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MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT-A missionary in Malta

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February 2001
Malta

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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