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October 2021
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Obituary: Peter Wheeler (1928–2021)

Born to Christian parents in Essex, Peter came to faith at an early age. He felt called to ministry and studied at Matlock Bible College and at the University of London. Aged 23, Peter left England to serve the Lord in France. It was a step of faith: he disembarked at Le Havre with…

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August 2021
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Obituary: Dr Bill Cooper (1948–2021)

Creationist author, historian, and speaker Dr William Cooper has died aged 73 following a short illness. Bill Cooper was an alumnus of educational institutions in the UK (Kingston University, London) and the US (Emmanuel College of Christian Studies, Springdale, Arkansas). He worked for the Creation Science Movement (based in Portsmouth), as well as the…

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July 2021
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Obituary: Dr John Blanchard (1932–2021)

On 21 March this year, John Blanchard was the guest on ‘Before they leave the stage’, a YouTube series from Heath Church in Cardiff interviewing older men who have served the Lord faithfully in their generation. Approaching his 89th birthday, John was as clear as ever: recalling his childhood, his conversion, and the Lord’s…

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July 2021
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Obituary: Sinclair Horne (1927–2021)

Sinclair Horne was born in Port Seton, East Lothian, on 9 March 1927. At the age of 14, he pursued his childhood dream of going to sea. He became a cabin boy on a boat acquired by the Army to move troops and supplies around Scotland. The trip ended in Oban, and after the…

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June 2021
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Obituary: Peter Parkinson (1945-2021)

On Saturday, 10 April, after a long battle with ill health, Revd Peter Parkinson went to be with his Lord and Saviour. Peter was brought up in a loving Christian home, and from an early age came to see what sacrificial Christian living looked like through his parents. Peter felt called to ministry at…

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May 2021
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Obituary: Matthew Hill (1939–2021)

Matthew Hill, who died in January, became known throughout the UK during his period as Home Secretary of the Spanish Gospel Mission. He did much to raise the profile of the Mission among churches. Born in the New Forest, Matthew was converted as a teenager, and his life was Christ-centred from that point onwards.…

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April 2021
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Obituary: Colonel Robbie Hall QGM (1956–2020)

Baptist minister and bomb disposal expert Colonel Robbie Hall has died aged 63. He diffused a World War 2 bomb at a London gasworks in 1986. Following retirement from the Army, he pastored Hope Baptist Church in Bridgend, South Wales. Robert George Russel Hall was born in Spinningdale in the Scottish Highlands. He joined…

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