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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
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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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News – Rev. G.  A. Hemming (1915-2009)

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April 2009
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News – Rev. G. A. Hemming (1915-2009)

Rev. G.  A. Hemming (1915-2009) George Hemming was born in Ports-mouth in 1915. He studied in Southampton before serving in the army during WW2. This included a period in India, which led to his continuing concern for Christian work there.      After the war, he began pastoral ministry at Low Row Congregational Church, Swaledale, and…

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Arthur Stone (1924-2008)

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March 2009
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Arthur Stone (1924-2008)

Arthur Stone (1924-2008) Arthur Stone entered into God's presence on 10 December 2008. Born in Hartlepool, his father was minister of Thornton Street Baptist Chapel.      When war came, like many of his generation, with the help of dad's 'borrowed' trench coat and trilby, he lied about his age and signed up with the Durham…

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News – Edith Margaret Clarkson (1915-2008)

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September 2008
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News – Edith Margaret Clarkson (1915-2008)

Edith Margaret Clarkson (1915-2008) Margaret Clarkson, whose rarely-used first name is Edith, was born in 1915 into, as Margaret herself described, 'a loveless and unhappy marriage', which broke up when she was 12.     In 1946, C. Stacey Woods asked Margaret Clarkson, then in Toronto, to write a hymn. Recently turned 30, Margaret was a primary…

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News – Clifford Scurr (1938-2007)

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April 2008
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News – Clifford Scurr (1938-2007)

Clifford Scurr (1938-2007) Clifford Scurr passed into the presence of his Saviour on 14 December 2007. Born in Middlesbrough in 1938, he was a quantity surveyor. He did National Service in Hong Kong, and had a lifelong love for the Far East and its people - a lasting memory was meeting Gladys Aylward.      Clifford…

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