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August 2017

An evangelical church on the tropical coast of Spain

Almuñecar is a small cosmopolitan town of around 29,000 people. There are a considerable number of foreign residents who have their second home here or come often for holidays. The town is located in the heart of what is called the ‘Costa Tropical’, between Nerja, in Málaga province, and the province of Almería. There…

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November 2016

Visiting central Spain

Studying for Spanish GCSE two years ago, I travelled out to Spain to stay with a pastor called Jose Luis and his family, who live in a small town called Moral. He is one of three pastors and four churches, part of an organisation called Spanish Gospel Mission (SGM). This is a faithful evangelical…

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September 1997

Missionary Spotlight – Spain – Features

FeaturesCountry of 194,960 sq. miles in south west Europe, bounded by France and Portugal. Mountain ranges include the Pyrenees and Sierra Nevada.Capital:Madrid (4.2 million). Other major cities: Barcelona (2.6 million), Seville (680,000) and Valencia (800,000).Overseas territories include the Balearic and Canary Islands and enclaves in North Africa. There are Catalan and Basque separatist movements.Economy:…

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September 1997

Missionary Spotlight – Spain – Main Article

HistoryCarthage dominated Spain from the fifth century B.C., then Spain became part of the Roman Empire from 200 B.C.. This ended when it was overrun by the Visigoths. The Moors invaded from North Africa in A.D. 711 and advanced up Spain until they were checked in battle at Tours in 732. Spain was effectively…

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