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February 2018
Mission

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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October 2017
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Mission – Slave to servant

Because the biblical account of Joseph is so much like his own life, Joseph Mutabula loves it. A special calling has overcome his mistreatment as a suffering child. Genocide in Rwanda marred Joseph’s early life. His mother hid him and escaped with him to Uganda, but soon died. As a seven-year-old little boy, he…

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September 2017
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Mission – Christian play centre

A campaign has been launched to create the UK’s first dedicated Bible-themed play centre, in south Manchester. The interactive discovery centre for children, which will be not-for-profit, will include a large play area, café and function room, and will be entirely based around the Bible. Called ‘The Hidden Treasure Discovery Centre’, its organisers claim…

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September 2017
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Mission – Bible banks double in three months

The West Midlands has seen a remarkable growth in the number of Bible banks. There are now 13 churches in the West Midlands with Bible banks, compared with just five churches a short time ago. Bible banks, which were the initiative of the Black Country Mission, have been set up in Anglican, Methodist, Baptist…

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September 2017
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Mission – Gloucester carnival witness

The annual Bible salvation verse reading and giving out of gospel tracts to 40,000 people lining the route of the Gloucester carnival procession took place on Saturday 22 July, at 3.30pm. This Christian outreach has been done every year for 34 years. Following a strongly worded letter from a leading law firm in London,…

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September 2017
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Mission – NTM 75th anniversary

The 75th anniversary of the New Tribes Mission (NTM) was celebrated with a special time of celebration and remembrance of its five missionary martyrs, who lost their lives in NTM’s first endeavour, attempting to contact the Ayorés in Bolivia in 1943. The social committee came up with the idea of a 1940s style British…

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August 2017
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Sun, sea and salvation

Glorious weather has helped boost seaside visitors this year, but how many people will be met on the beach with the Bible? Across the UK, as well as continental Europe, UK-based churches and Christian organisations have been running Bible camps, beach missions and outreach at popular holiday destinations. Local One local mission is the…

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