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November 2020
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London City Mission closes cafes

LCM has made the decision to repurpose two cafés which the missionary charity owns and uses for evangelism. For many years LCM has utilised its cafes as a means to bring the gospel to Londoners who would perhaps not step into a church building. Husk Café in Limehouse closed in August and Café Forever…

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September 2020
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Evangelism in the time of Covid

Lausanne Free Church, an English-speaking fellowship in Switzerland, has been adapting its evangelism to the challenges of Covid-19. The nearby city of Montreux is a tourist hotspot in summer, but it has been very quiet in recent months. LFC usually engages in outdoor evangelism once a month in Montreux, famed for its annual jazz…

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September 2020
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EMF webinar: reaching Roman Catholics

Europe is the most secular continent on earth, but many continue to hold strong allegiance to the Roman Catholic Church, especially in Southern Europe. In Italy, for example, polls suggest that approximately 80% of the population has affiliations with Roman Catholicism. José Moreno Berrocal has been a missionary and pastor with European Missionary Fellowship…

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August 2020
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Beach missions will go online this summer

Missions may have cancelled summer camps and beach events due to the continuing Covid-19 restrictions, but if children cannot come to the camps, the camps can come to the children — at least virtually. United Beach Missions (UBM) have created a programme of online events for young people. Tim Howlett, executive officer of UBM,…

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August 2020
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Open-Air Mission returning to the streets

Back in March as the coronavirus pandemic gathered momentum, the Open-Air Mission committee (who oversee the work) suspended all open-air activity. This decision, taken days before the ‘lockdown’ was imposed, sought to protect our workers, those we come into contact with and, ultimately, the gospel message we proclaim. Thankfully, there were still many opportunities…

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August 2020
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Surge in online evangelism courses

The Covid-19 lockdown coupled with the Easter period led to a spike in the number of people interested in exploring the Christian faith. Christianity Explored Ministries (CEM), creators of the popular Christianity Explored course, saw a 30% increase in traffic to their evangelistic website (www.christianityexplored.org) since March. Visits to CEM’s specific webpage, If God…

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November 2019
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New manager appointed by the Open-Air Mission

In September, the Open-Air Mission welcomed Joe Bailey on to its staff as Administration Transition Manager and Evangelist. Initially, Joe will assist in updating administrative functions of the mission. David Fielding, OAM Chairman, said, ‘Joe’s experience, gained in a modern commercial business over recent years, will be vital to us as we move forward’.…

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September 2019
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Taking the gospel ‘behind the wire’

The Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association (SASRA) is delighted to be placing two new Army Scripture Readers (ASRs) this autumn. Tracey Blackwell and Chika Onugha were recruited last year. They have undergone theological training at seminary and also in the field with established Scripture Readers. They will now deploy to their operational posts.…

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October 2019
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International team brings the gospel to London’s Jewish Community

Christian Witness to Israel (CWI) launched an outreach campaign to London’s Jewish communities in July and August. A 40-strong team from Britain, France, Holland, Hong Kong, Israel and beyond, all joined hands to reach out with the good news of the Messiah. CWI’s presence in London dates from the 19th century. It was formerly…

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July 2019
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SASRA remembers D-Day scripture readers

D-Day commemorations have also honoured the 10 Army Scripture Readers (ASRs) who were deployed alongside the Allied troops 75 years ago. According to the Soldiers’ and Airmen’s Scripture Readers Association (SASRA), notes found in the archives revealed the names of the 10 men who joined the 24,000 British, Canadian and American troops landing in…

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December 2018
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Mission – Alternative advent calendar

How can someone call on the one they have not believed in? How can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? For over a year, 10 global Christian mission organisations have been working together under the #HowWillTheyHear campaign, which seeks…

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December 2018
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Mission – Serving in Mission: 10:14 prayer project

How can someone call on the one they have not believed in? How can they believe in the one of whom they have not heard? And how can they hear without someone preaching to them? For over a year, 10 global Christian mission organisations have been working together under the #HowWillTheyHear campaign, which seeks…

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