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Historical

August 2019
Articles > Historical

Karolina Sandell-Berg: Songs out of tragedy

Karolina Sandell was born on 3 October 1832. Her father was a Lutheran pastor and, being a frail child, she would spend hours in her father’s study rather than playing outside with other children. She grew up to become Sweden’s most celebrated author of gospel hymns, writing so many that she is often called…

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News

November 2018
News > International

International – Pro-life doctor wins case in Norwegian Supreme Court

A pro-life doctor, who was dismissed from her job because she refused to implant a contraceptive device which may cause an abortion, has won her case at the Norwegian Supreme Court. The Court found that Dr Katarzyna Jachimowicz acted within her rights when refusing to follow through with a medical procedure to which she…

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Norway – revival remembered

Historical

November 2005
Articles > Historical

Norway – revival remembered

‘Independence Day for Norway!’ So I imagine the newspaper headlines exulted throughout the land when, on 7 June 1905, the Norwegian Parliament declared the union with Sweden dissolved. This year celebrates the centenary of that event. Being a third-generation Norwegian I ask myself, ‘But how are things in the mother-country today?’ Like much of…

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Missionary Spotlight

Article

May 2005
Norway

Missionary Spotlight

An opened door Today, in the prisons of Norway, there are men and women who, like many in Christ’s day, see no hope or future for themselves. But we praise God for the revolutionary changing power of the gospel.   High security prison   When the building of a new high security prison on…

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Missionary Spotlight

Article

May 2005
Norway

Missionary Spotlight

A most unusual postman by Nat Rodgers We had stopped on our travels in the west of Norway to have some refreshments at a restaurant in the heart of Telemark, at a place called Morgedal — famous in Norway as being the place where modern skiing was invented. Outside the restaurant, we noticed a…

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Article

May 2005
Norway

Missionary Spotlight – Facts

Kingdom of Norway   Area: 125,016 square miles.   Neighbours: Finland, Russia and Sweden.   Environment: Much of Norway consists of rugged mountains (Galdhopiggen 2,469 metres) broken by fertile valleys. Norway has one of the longest, most rugged coastlines in the world, deeply indented by fjords, with 50,000 islands. One third of Norway lies…

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Missionary Spotlight – Norway

Article

May 2005
Norway

Missionary Spotlight – Norway

Norway is a beautiful country. Mountains and fjords adorn its thousands of miles of coastline, which curves round to meet Russia in the extreme north-east. Large areas of Norway lie within the Artic Circle where, during two of the summer months, the sun never sets. There is corresponding darkness in mid-winter. The summer months…

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