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All articles in category Obituaries

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January 2010
Obituaries

News – Sheena Gillies (1948–2009)

Sheena Gillies (1948–2009) A thanksgiving service was held on 2 November to celebrate the life of Sheena Gillies, who died suddenly on 16 October 2009. Representatives of many Christian organisations and churches gathered at All Souls Church, Langham Place, with Sheena's three sisters, other family and friends, to give thanks for her life and many…

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News – Joanna Thompson (1949-2009)

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November 2009
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News – Joanna Thompson (1949-2009)

Joanna Thompson (1949-2009) A charity worker dubbed the 'gentle warrior' has died at the age of 60. In July, Joanna Thompson, head of pregnancy charity CareConfidential, was called home to be with the Lord after a sudden illness.     Joanna started working for CARE twenty years ago in Basingstoke. She helped launch the Firgrove LIFE centre…

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News – Rev. John Waite (1925–2009)

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July 2009
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News – Rev. John Waite (1925–2009)

Rev. John Waite (1925–2009) I first met Mr and Mrs Waite as a student in Sheffield, when I attended the homely, little, red, corrugated-clad church on Hickmott Road. They made me welcome in their home from that day on. Little did I imagine how important that church, that home, or that man was to become…

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News – Willis Metcalfe (1922-2009)

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July 2009
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News – Willis Metcalfe (1922-2009)

Willis Metcalfe (1922-2009) Willis Metcalfe, a director of both Evangelical Press and Evangelical Times, went to be with the Lord on 8 June.      Converted to Christ as a twelve-year-old boy in the Methodist chapel at Snape near Bedale, he later undertook evangelistic training at Cliff College, Derbyshire, in 1947-48. He prepared for missionary work…

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News – A tribute to Jim Gough (1942–2009)

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June 2009
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News – A tribute to Jim Gough (1942–2009)

A tribute to Jim Gough (1942–2009) Shelby and I met Jim and Eileen Gough two years ago in England. Our hearts were immediately welded together in the sweet fellowship of the gospel. The Lord took our friend home to glory this early May.      Jim Gough was a cherished friend and faithful servant of God.…

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June 2009
Obituaries

News – Dr James Hudson Taylor III (1929-2009)

Dr James Hudson Taylor III (1929-2009) James Hudson Taylor III, mission statesman and great-grandson of the founder of the China Inland Mission (now OMF International), died on 20 March in Hong Kong. He was 79.     James was born in 1929 in Kaifeng, where his parents were missionaries of the Free Methodist Church. When 12, he…

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News – Sorrow for Philippines pastor

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June 2009
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News – Sorrow for Philippines pastor

Sorrow for Philippines pastor Three children of a pastor were burned to death in an accidental house fire in the Philippines. Pastor Ogie was leading a Bible study one night when his wife, Gina, stepped out of the house to visit a friend, leaving the four children as they slept.     However, as they have no…

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News – Sir Marcus Loane

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June 2009
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News – Sir Marcus Loane

Sir Marcus Loane   Sir Marcus Loane, KBE, DD, MA, died in Sydney on 14 April after a brief illness. He was 97. Born in Tasmania, he grew up in Sydney and was educated at The King's School, Parramatta, Sydney University, and Moore Theological College. He taught at Moore for many years. After war…

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News – Pierre Courthial (1914-2009)

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June 2009
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News – Pierre Courthial (1914-2009)

Pierre Courthial (1914-2009) Pierre Courthial, who was a pastor in the Reformed Church of France and the founder and honorary dean of the Reformed Seminary in Aix-en-Provence, passed into the presence of the Lord in Paris on 23 April.     A memorial service was held, on Saturday 2 May, in the Eglise de l'Annonciation, Passy, where…

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News – Rev. Timothy Tow (1920-2009)

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June 2009
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News – Rev. Timothy Tow (1920-2009)

Rev. Timothy Tow (1920-2009)   Rev. Dr Timothy Tow was taken to be with the Lord on 20 April. He was born in Swatow in South China, and was deeply influenced by Dr John Sung during a 1935 revival in Singapore, and by Dr Carl McIntire. In 1950, after ordination in Geneva, he seceded…

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News – David Jebson (1926-2009)

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June 2009
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News – David Jebson (1926-2009)

David Jebson (1926-2009) How do you reach millions of people in the UK every week with a gospel tract? This was the motivation behind David Jebson's Thought for the week, which was published in several of the free UK newspapers.     David was born in 1926, the eldest son of a devout Methodist family living in…

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News – Rev. James Philip

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May 2009
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News – Rev. James Philip

Rev. James Philip  James Philip, minister emeritus of Holyrood Abbey Church, Edinburgh, died on Thursday 12 March. He was a 'prince in Israel'.      With William Still, his younger brother George, and Eric Alexander, he was at the forefront of the recovery of biblical, expository preaching in the Church of Scotland. Generations of students,…

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