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All articles & reviews tagged with caring-for-life

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August 2020
News > Society

Caring for Life innovates under lockdown

‘Hands on’ support of vulnerable people characterises the ministry of Caring For Life, but the lockdown has compelled the charity to adapt and innovate. The charity’s mission is to share the love of Christ by providing housing, support, and a range of lively daytime activity projects to society’s marginalised and needy. However, since March…

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Peter Parkinson (Caring for Life) retirement

In early June, members of the Caring For Life family came together to celebrate with the charity’s co-founder, Peter Parkinson, on the occasion of his retirement. Taking up his first pastorate when aged 17, Peter served as a Baptist pastor. 32 years ago, he followed God’s call to care for some of the most…

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News

December 2018
News > Society

Light has dawned

‘The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death, a light has dawned’. This beautiful verse, from chapter 9 of Isaiah’s Old Testament prophecy, is set within a wonderful passage often read at Christmas. It describes the coming of the Messiah. The…

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Review

Reviews > Book

The Deafening Sound of Silent Tears: The Story of Caring For Life

This is the remarkable story of the first 20 years of Caring for Life, a Christian charity determined to ‘share the love of Jesus’ by addressing the needs of damaged, homeless young people in Leeds. The book itself is well written, moves with pace, and catches some of the personal stories which touch the…

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