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Sri Lanka’s perils

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September 2007
Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s perils

Sri Lanka’s perils by K. Muraleetharan The Lord reigns in Sri Lanka – in spite of the chaos and poverty! Not a single day goes by without violence and abductions, and the churches face all this and other issues. In this article we review some of the problems confronting believers in Sri Lanka and ask…

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Light and darkness in Slovakia

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September 2007
Slovakia

Light and darkness in Slovakia

Light and darknessin Slovakia  I recently made my fourth visit to Slovakia since 2000, this time accompanied by my wife Jean. I preached nine times in six days and the rest of the time was spent travelling, visiting believers in their homes and sightseeing in that beautiful country. We flew from Manchester to Bratislava.…

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Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Liberia

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August 2007
Liberia

Missionary Spotlight – Christianity in Liberia

Christianity in Liberia The Liberian church was born out of the missionary fervour that gripped Western Europe and America in the nineteenth century. Baptists, Methodists and Episcopalians were among the first to engage in Liberian mission. All three denominations recognised ‘a unique opportunity for Protestant missions in Liberia’1 and had missionaries on board the…

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Missionary Spotlight – Africa Bible College

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August 2007
Liberia

Missionary Spotlight – Africa Bible College

Africa Bible College As we circled the airfield in preparation for landing we knew we were in a place where peace was in progress. UN helicopters, cargo planes, tanks and trucks dominated the Liberian airfield. Our little two-engine prop plane, with a total of 17 passengers, taxied noisily to the arrival gate, missing the…

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Missionary Spotlight – ELWA

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August 2007
Liberia

Missionary Spotlight – ELWA

ELWA Over fifty years ago, on 18 January 1954, Africa’s first Christian radio station went on the air in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Its name was Radio ELWA – ‘Eternal love winning Africa’. Over several days in January 2004 hundreds of people in Liberia and the USA held simultaneous celebrations marking the 50th…

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Missionary Spotlight – Sierra Leone today

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July 2007
Sierra Leone

Missionary Spotlight – Sierra Leone today

Sierra Leone today In the centre of Freetown in the middle of the rainy season, a group of more than 40 pastors and evangelists from different tribes and churches gathered for a Bible conference organised by Truth Mission and UFM – the first reformed gathering in Sierra Leone as far as anyone could remember.…

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July 2007
Ukraine

Missionary Spotlight – Prison ministry in Ukraine

Prison ministry in Ukraine In November 1992, shortly after Ukraine had won independence from the Soviet Union, Vic Jackopson was asked by the Baptist World Alliance to go to Ukraine as part of a fact-finding mission. While there, he preached at the only Baptist church in the city of Cherkassy. Asked by the deacons…

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Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

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July 2007
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Missionary Spotlight – Pastor training International

Pastor training International   Can you imagine how your Christian life would develop if your pastor had never been trained for church ministry, had few or no books, and was unable to access biblical helps on the internet? Yet this situation faces many pastors and congregations in developing countries today. Gold and hot cake…

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Missionary Spotlight – William Carey School of Theology Philippines

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July 2007
Philippines

Missionary Spotlight – William Carey School of Theology Philippines

William Carey School of TheologyPhilippines  It was a dull morning but the sea was calm as I emerged on deck. This was the most relaxing part of my journey. I had flown from Durham to London Heathrow, and on to Hong Kong, finally arriving in Manila on the morning of Friday 13 October 2006.…

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June 2007
Turkey

Martyrs for Christ

Martyrs for Christ Three evangelical Christians have been murdered in Malatya, eastern Turkey, as they met for Bible study at the offices of a small Christian publishing company. The victims, a German missionary and two Turkish converts, were tortured before being killed. Ten Muslim religious students, all aged 19 or 20, have been arrested.…

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Missionary Spotlight – Wales land of revival – Spencer Cunnah

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June 2007
United Kingdom

Missionary Spotlight – Wales land of revival – Spencer Cunnah

Wales land of revival       Wales – land of revival, mighty preachers of the gospel, hymn writers, hymn singing, and chapels! Surely the Principality’s great Christian heritage must mean that the spiritual temperature there is higher than in the rest of the United Kingdom? The answer, sadly, is otherwise. Although there are…

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Missionary Spotlight – Northern Ireland today – Steven Curry

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June 2007
Northern Ireland

Missionary Spotlight – Northern Ireland today – Steven Curry

Northern Ireland today Northern Ireland has a population of less than 1.6 million. Its people are characterised by warmth and friendliness. It is a place of ‘compact natural beauty’ with easy access to a rugged coastline, fresh-water lakes and the spectacular scenery of a rich, fertile countryside. The two main cities of Belfast and…

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