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August 2007
Obituaries

News – Ruth Graham

Ruth GrahamRuth Graham, wife of Rev. Billy Graham, died on 14 June, aged 87 years. She was a widely respected Christian lady and a faithful support for her husband. Her father, L. Nelson Bell, was a Presbyterian missionary doctor in Qingjiang, China. Ruth met Billy at Wheaton College, Illinois, and they were married in…

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August 2007
Obituaries

News – Michael John Baxter (1941 – 2007)

Michael John Baxter (1941 – 2007)Mike's full-time ministry at Rotherham Evangelical Church began on 21 April 2001. Six years later, almost to the day, many gathered with his family for his funeral.Mike grew up in Redcar and became a Christian at 13 years old. After leaving school he studied accountancy and moved to York…

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News – Dennis Jenkins

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August 2007
Obituaries

News – Dennis Jenkins

Dennis JenkinsOn Saturday evening, 12 May, Dennis Jenkins passed into glory. He was in the middle of preaching what would be his last sermon, when 'faith gave way to sight'. It was a sudden passing but one that was so very appropriate for a man like Dennis Jenkins.The grace of God first worked in…

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March 2007
Obituaries

Brian Jones

Brian Jones, originally from Liverpool and pastor of Port Erin Evangelical Church on the Isle of Man, died in Liverpool on 6 December 2006 after a short illness. A service was held at Belvidere Road Baptist Church, Liverpool, which over 300 people attended and at which Stuart Olyott spoke. In the early years, Belvidere…

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March 2007
Obituaries

Martin and Gracia Burnham

Abu Sulaiman, one of the Abu Sayyaf terrorists who masterminded the kidnapping of New Tribes Missionaries Martin and Gracia Burnham in 2001, is reported to have been killed by the Philippine army.Martin and Gracia had been held by the terrorists for 12 months when Martin was killed and Gracia wounded in the final attempt…

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Sir Eric Richardson (1905-2006)

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January 2007
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Sir Eric Richardson (1905-2006)

Eric Richardson died in July 2006, three weeks after his 101st birthday. Born at Woodchurch on the Wirral, he moved with his family to Liverpool in 1913 and then Birkenhead in 1915. He left school at the age of 15 and served a six-year apprenticeship with the Merseyside firm of Woolliscroft's, during which he…

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A tribute to Dr Leon Morris (1914-2006)

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January 2007
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A tribute to Dr Leon Morris (1914-2006)

Dr Leon Morris passed into glory on 24 July 1006 in Melbourne, Australia. I did not really know him personally, although I did have the privilege of speaking to him years ago. However I knew him well through his books - he was one of my favourite authors.I first encountered Leon Morris while studying…

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June 2005
Obituaries

John E. Marshall – preacher and pastor

An extract from the book by John J. Murray.John Marshall considered that his first responsibility was to care for the flock that God had committed to this trust. Although he had a comparatively small congregation he felt deeply responsible for them. His faithfulness to his own people over forty-five years can have few parallels…

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May 2005
Obituaries

Robert Procter (1918-2005)

Robert Proctor died on 28 January 2005 and his funeral was held at Kirkheaton Cemetery on Thursday 3 February, followed by a service of thanksgiving at Mirfield Evangelical Church. Pastor Graham Heaps (Dewsbury) took both services, with various family members (three of his four children) assisting. Robert’s son Philip gave a moving word of…

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Omri Jenkins 1915-2003

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December 2003
Obituaries

Omri Jenkins 1915-2003

Omri Jenkins, who died on 2 September2003 aged 88, was born in Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, a small village in south-west Wales. His parents were converted during the 1904 Revival and he was named after a respected evangelist.His early years were spent in the Pentecostal fellowship which they attended. Omri could set no date for his…

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Omri Jenkins 1915-2003

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October 2003
Obituaries

Omri Jenkins 1915-2003

Omri Jenkins, who died on 2 September2003 aged 88, was born in Llandybie, Carmarthenshire, a small village in south-west Wales. His parents were converted during the 1904 Revival and he was named after a respected evangelist.His early years were spent in the Pentecostal fellowship which they attended. Omri could set no date for his…

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April 1998
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Theodore Bendor-Samuel

Theodore Harold Bendor-Samuel passed into the presence of the Lord on 26 February 1998, aged ninety-two. His physical condition had gradually deteriorated following a severe heart attack six months earlier. His public ministry had two main phases. For nearly thirty years he served as a pastor and then for a longer period he was…

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