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Roger Nicole remembered

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May 2011
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Roger Nicole remembered

Roger Nicole remembered On 11 December 2010, Swiss theologian Dr Roger Nicole died; the day before had been his 95th birthday. Not an up-front leader so much as a behind the scenes scholar, Nicole was the subject of the biography Speaking the truth in love by David W. Bailey (from which the facts behind…

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Ernest Lloyd (1913-2010)

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February 2011
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Ernest Lloyd (1913-2010)

Ernest Lloyd (1913-2010)  On Wednesday 23 December, 97-year-old Jewish missionary Ernest Lloyd passed peacefully into the presence of the Lord.     Mr Lloyd lived through the reigns of five monarchs and under more than 20 different prime ministers. He experienced two world wars and saw the decline of the British Empire, as well as the…

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Alex Mitchells (1947-2010)

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February 2011
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Alex Mitchells (1947-2010)

Alex Mitchells (1947-2010) Mrs Alex Mitchell, who has died age 63, was a pioneer of Christian journalism. She edited the Christian monthly magazine Third Way for five of its first six years.     She also made an important contribution, not least as the only woman and only non-ordained member, to the words group that produced Hymns…

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January 2011
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News – Rev. Colin Davies (1940-2010)

Rev. Colin Davies (1940-2010) Colin Davies was known by many people in Wales and beyond for his love of God and encouragement of young and old alike. He was also renowned for his faithful preaching of the gospel and huge role in looking after and equipping Christian camps for young people in Wales.      Born…

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July 2010
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John Calvin An appreciation by Erroll Hulse

In the aftermath of last year’s 500th anniversary of John Calvin’s birth, I would like to express three ways in which Calvin has been an inspiration to me. First Calvin is an inspiration as a pastor/preacher. He was a pastor for 27 years. He served at St Peter’s Church in Geneva from 1536-1538. Here…

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News – Mark Ashton (1948-2010)

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July 2010
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News – Mark Ashton (1948-2010)

Mark Ashton (1948-2010)Over 1000 people gathered at one or other of the two services of thanksgiving that were held for Mark Ashton at St Andrew the Great in Cambridge on 23 April. At the end of the services, everybody was offered a copy of Mark's booklet On my way to heaven, which had just…

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News – Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)

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March 2010
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News – Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)

Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)  The passing of Donald Wiseman on 2 February marked the end of an era for Tyndale House and the Tyndale Fellowship. Wiseman saw Tyndale's strategic potential and gave much time and thought to its affairs, serving as chairman of first the Biblical Research Committee and then Tyndale House Council from…

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News – Rev. Colin Peckham

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February 2010
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News – Rev. Colin Peckham

Rev. Colin Peckham Rev. Dr Colin Peckham, principal emeritus of the Faith Mission Bible College, Edinburgh, was suddenly called home on 9 November.     Dr Peckham was born, and born again, in South Africa. He grew up with a farming background but, after studying agriculture, felt the call of God to Christian ministry and studied for…

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January 2010
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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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