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Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland, 2001 Synod

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September 2001
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Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland, 2001 Synod

The Reformed Presbyterian Church of Ireland is gaining increasing attention in the British evangelical scene. Unlike other Reformed and Presbyterian bodies, however, it is relatively unknown outside its own territory. The current state of the church was well illustrated at its recent annual Synod, held in June in Belfast. Delegates met in an atmosphere…

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Arequipa earthquake

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August 2001
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Arequipa earthquake

ET's 'Missionary Spotlight' for October 2000 featured the work of the Grace Baptist Mission in Arequipa, Peru. This region has recently experienced a severe earthquake, and we here report eyewitness accounts from GBM staff.Moving groundLynn Shepherd writes [edited]: 'I was speaking to a friend when the earth tremor began. We remained seated but were…

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July 2001
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Bible-based lessons for schoolchildren

Through God's amazing providence, tens of thousands of children at primary schools across the UK are now using Religious Education resources produced by Reformed, Bible-believing Christians.Around 1,000 teaching and activity manuals have been bought by schools. These materials (called 'Mayflower Christian Resources') have been produced by Mayflower Christian Bookshop, the bookshop of Spring Road…

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May 2001
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Vision for the Nation

The Church Society has sponsored the publication of a new Christian ‘manifesto’ entitled A Vision for the Nation. Signed by Evangelical leaders and ministers from a variety of churches, the manifesto is set out in an introduction and 22 ‘principles’.The introduction states that the signatories ‘hold the truth of the Ten Commandments and teach…

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Caring for students

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January 2001
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Caring for students

Come September each year, there are many adverts in Evangelical newspapers placed by churches keen to attract new college students to join them each Sunday. These churches are eager to provide a spiritual home during a student's time of study. This provision is particularly important for young people leaving home for the first time…

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January 2001
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City of Angels

Los Angeles, the 'City of angels', was host to the 26th Annual Meeting of the North American Presbyterian and Reformed Council during 14-15 November 2000. NAPARC, as it is known, is a delegated gathering of conservative Calvinistic confessional churches. The meeting was hosted by the KAPC in that part of LA called Koreatown. This…

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January 2001
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Discrimination

Crawford Gribben interviews Dr Everett JulyanIn early October 2000, national newspapers gave substantial coverage to a rather unusual case of discrimination - or at least a type of discrimination we are rarely allowed to hear about. The case was featured on the front page of theScottish Daily Mail and gained further valuable exposure in…

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December 2000
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Trafalgar Square

Noah preached righteousness and warned an indifferent people that they would be judged by a great flood. Following that flood, a rainbow appeared, as God promised never again to destroy the world by water. Early on Saturday 14 October, a rainbow beamed over Central London. The previous week had seen the beginnings of the…

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October 2000
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Glasgow outreach

The opening year of the new millennium is nearly over. The celebrations, festivals and political agendas that declared the dawn of a new age are all but forgotten. But what is the reality for biblical Evangelical churches entering the uncharted territory of the 2000s? The present generation of believers has been destined to live…

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July 2000
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Biblical Gospel Ministries London rally – Look and Live!

Saturday 10 June was 'Derby day' for horse-racing fans, but for Biblical Gospel Ministries it was an opportunity to promote the gospel in the heart of Britain's capital. What could be better, on the day before Pentecost is celebrated, than to remember the birthday of the Church by publicly preaching Christ? Biblical Gospel Ministries…

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July 2000
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Exeter church constituted

Formed just over a year ago, Exeter Independent Evangelical Church met for the first time as a fully constituted church on Sunday 2 May. The preacher for the day was Mr Andrew Holland from Whiddon Valley Evangelical Church in Barnstaple. There were 30 present at the morning service and 20 in the evening. Since…

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November 1999
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Letter from Australia

I write this letter in the comfort and security of my study. We have just returned from three weeks holiday at a small seaside village called Lennox Head. It was just Val and I and the dog. There was no telephone in the house where we were staying and I didn’t turn on my…

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