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News – Peter Sanderson (1942-2007)

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February 2008
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News – Peter Sanderson (1942-2007)

Peter Sanderson (1942-2007)Peter Sanderson was a true Yorkshireman and servant of God. He was born in Sheffield on 14 October 1942 and brought up in a non-Christian home, although sent to Sunday school. At 15 he started work and trained as a dental technician.He married Norma and they had a son and a daughter.…

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News – Derek Swann (1927-2007)

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January 2008
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News – Derek Swann (1927-2007)

Derek Swann (1927-2007) Rev. Derek Swann went to be with the Lord on 29 October 2007. And he was eager to go too. He shared with family and friends in the final weeks that he had such great joy and peace; and longed to be with Christ. The funeral service was held at Heath…

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News – Nigel Lacey (1942-2007)

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November 2007
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News – Nigel Lacey (1942-2007)

Nigel Lacey (1942-2007) On 15 September a thanksgiving service was held at Stowmarket for the late Pastor Nigel Lacey, who went to be with his Lord on 14 August. It was led by Pastor Colin Grimwood (Grundisburgh) who preached on Philippians 1:21 - 'To me to live is Christ and to die is gain'. This…

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News – Peter Naylor (1936-2007)

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November 2007
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News – Peter Naylor (1936-2007)

Peter Naylor (1936-2007) Around midday on 15August I answered the telephone to hear a voice saying, 'This is Peter Naylor from a hospital in Stirling. I have an inoperable heart condition and have only a few days to live. I would like you to take the funeral service and I want you to preach the…

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Major Ian Thomas

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October 2007
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Major Ian Thomas

 Major Ian Thomas Major Ian Thomas, 92, entered heaven to be with Christ on 1 August from a hospital bed in Colorado, USA, where he had been living for over 20 years. Born in Hampstead, London, in 1914 to Albert and Jennie Thomas, Ian was educated at Merchant Taylor's School, after which he attended St Bartholomew's…

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August 2007
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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