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March 2018
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Mission – Riverboat launch for OM

Lelystad in the Netherlands witnessed the launch of Operation Mobilisation’s first riverboat, as it sailed to the Netherlands. The highly anticipated voyage was realised after more than two years of planning and groundwork, since mid-2015. Robert-Jan Sterk, project director of the Riverboat, has been working hard to realise the dream of a Riverboat ministry…

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March 2018
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Mission – Binscombe challenge

How would you raise £100 in a month? Why would you bother? Members of Binscombe Church in Surrey have a good reason and some great ideas. They’re raising money for a new church building, fit for the purpose of reaching the local community with the gospel. Binscombe, just north of Godalming, is a housing…

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March 2018
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Mission – Ukraine mission

Earlier this year, the 23rd missionary conference of Hope to People was held in Rivne, Ukraine. The topic was the words of Paul, ‘So that through me the message might be fully proclaimed and all the Gentiles might hear it’ (2 Timothy 4:17). Every day from 21-28 January, Christians who care about fulfilment of…

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March 2018
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Mission – Words for Life

Wycliffe has been exploring different ways to engage people from oral cultures with Scripture and stories from the Bible. The Bible translation organisation has been creating audio Bibles to help reach people groups through special media players, apps, the radio or online. Wycliffe has also been helping to foster Bible-listening groups, for people to…

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February 2018
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Mission – Charity merger

Charities Echoes of Service (EoS), based in Bath, and Interlink, in Glasgow, have joined forces and rebranded as a new mission charity called Echoes International. With about 140 years of supporting missionaries around the world, these two charities are merging to form a brand-new charity. The aim of Echoes International is to encourage Christians…

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February 2018
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Amy Carmichael memorial

On 16 December 1867, missionary Amy Carmichael was born in Millisle in Northern Ireland. Some 150 years later a beautiful sculpture of her as a 10-year-old girl was unveiled outside Hamilton Road Presbyterian Church in Bangor. The church is home to the annual Worldwide Missionary Convention. The sculpture was the idea of Derek Bingham,…

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February 2018
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Return to Haiti

After an absence of three years, an opportunity for me to minister in Haiti again opened up, in November 2017 and I spent about two weeks there. As I had circulated my schedule beforehand, many friends prayed for this mission. The Lord answered by granting many occasions to preach his grace in Christ and…

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January 2018
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Mission – Growth at Wheelock

Wheelock Heath Baptist Church (WHBC), a church in Winterley, Cheshire, has now become two churches. For many years it has met for its Sunday morning services in the high school in nearby Sandbach, though evening services and children’s clubs, etc., have continued at Winterley. Now the presence in Sandbach has been expanded into a…

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January 2018
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Mission – Faith reduces sexual violence in DRC

Tearfund, the international aid organisation, has shown having a faith impacts the likelihood of men carrying out sexual and gender-based violence against their partner. The charity, which works in more than 50 countries, found that men who are actively engaged in a faith group are more than twice as likely to think violence towards…

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January 2018
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Mission – Closure of Christians at Work

Christians at Work (CAW), which for the past 75 years has been encouraging Christian fellowship and witness in places of work, has recently closed. In recent years, its core strategy of forming Christian groups of employees as a base for a witness to their colleagues, has become increasingly difficult to sustain, owing to equality…

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January 2018
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Mission – Hope Community Church in Soho

Hope Community Church, based in Soho and Covent Garden in London, has been growing its presence online to make itself more accessible. According to a recent newsletter, the church aims to focus more on evangelism, with the aim of reaching people within a one-mile radius. Among the plans being developed by Keith Holmes and…

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January 2018
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Mission – Virtual India

Mission India has created a virtual reality (VR) experience of India to bring home the need of gospel work in the country. The VR video experience is introduced by presenters Josh Williams and Sam Barsar and takes viewers on a tour of various cities across India, before introducing some of the specific projects Mission…

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