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Cliff top conversion
November 2006
News > Youth Features

Cliff top conversion

My name's Bethany but a lot of my friends call me Beth. I was born into a Christian home and have always been to church. Doesn't sound exciting does it? Nothing too radical, dangerous or adventurous in my life, is there? But don't judge a book by its cover. I've had the most radical…

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October 2006
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Just a servant!

New Tribes Mission reports the death of Indonesian missionary Elisa Bowa. Graham Castle writes - he was a humble, gentle man who had a heart to serve the Lord; 'I'm just a servant!' is what he would say to me.He once told me, 'Had not missionaries come to my tribe when I was a…

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October 2006
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‘Sign of the cross’

Scottish prosecutors have been criticised for cautioning the Celtic goalkeeper Artur Boruc for crossing himself during a match against Rangers. Polish born Boruc was cautioned for a breach of the peace over the incident at an Old Firm match at Ibrox in February. The Catholic Church called the caution 'worrying and alarming' as the…

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October 2006
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Zimbabwe’s dire state

Church leaders in Zimbabwe say that almost nothing has been done to re-house 700,000 people who lost their homes and livelihoods in massive demolitions last year. At the time the Zimbabwean government said the destruction was to clean up cities, but many believe it was designed to demoralise President Mugabe's political opponents.Kirk Moderator loses…

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October 2006
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Anti-Jewish attacks

There has been a disturbing increase in attacks against Jewish people and property in the UK, according to a cross-party group of MPs. They have called on the government and law enforcement agencies to tackle the issue of anti-Semitism in the UK. The panel of 14 MPs said the rise had been exacerbated by…

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Solid progress in Port Harcourt
October 2006
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Solid progress in Port Harcourt

The Reformed Tabernacle in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, hosted their first youth conference, on 7-8 August. Its theme was 'Biblical foundations for Christian living - in the home, church and society'. The attendance was encouraging, with 100 young people present and 17 churches represented.Pastor Alan Levy and his wife Mary, of Penyrheol Free Church, Swansea,…

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October 2006
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Literature evangelism – any takers?

Chester presents extraordinary opportunities for evangelism. While local people flock in regularly to the shops, a further 6 million visitors of many different nationalities pass through its historic centre each year.As one with a strong interest in world mission, especially among Moslem peoples, Ian Cameron-Swan welcomed retirement from full-time employment nine years ago as…

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October 2006
News

Hindu temple

The largest Hindu temple in Europe has opened in the West Midlands with priests performing a number of rituals to sanctify the £6.5m Shri Venkateswara (Balaji) Temple of the UK in Tividale. The temple's design is based on one of the holiest sites in the Hindu world, the Tirupati-Tirumala Temple in India. Scores of…

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