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Alex Mitchells (1947-2010)

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February 2011
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Alex Mitchells (1947-2010)

Alex Mitchells (1947-2010) Mrs Alex Mitchell, who has died age 63, was a pioneer of Christian journalism. She edited the Christian monthly magazine Third Way for five of its first six years.     She also made an important contribution, not least as the only woman and only non-ordained member, to the words group that produced Hymns…

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January 2011
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News – Rev. Colin Davies (1940-2010)

Rev. Colin Davies (1940-2010) Colin Davies was known by many people in Wales and beyond for his love of God and encouragement of young and old alike. He was also renowned for his faithful preaching of the gospel and huge role in looking after and equipping Christian camps for young people in Wales.      Born…

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News – Mark Ashton (1948-2010)

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July 2010
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News – Mark Ashton (1948-2010)

Mark Ashton (1948-2010)Over 1000 people gathered at one or other of the two services of thanksgiving that were held for Mark Ashton at St Andrew the Great in Cambridge on 23 April. At the end of the services, everybody was offered a copy of Mark's booklet On my way to heaven, which had just…

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News – Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)

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March 2010
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News – Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)

Professor Donald Wiseman (1918-2010)  The passing of Donald Wiseman on 2 February marked the end of an era for Tyndale House and the Tyndale Fellowship. Wiseman saw Tyndale's strategic potential and gave much time and thought to its affairs, serving as chairman of first the Biblical Research Committee and then Tyndale House Council from…

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News – Rev. Colin Peckham

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February 2010
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News – Rev. Colin Peckham

Rev. Colin Peckham Rev. Dr Colin Peckham, principal emeritus of the Faith Mission Bible College, Edinburgh, was suddenly called home on 9 November.     Dr Peckham was born, and born again, in South Africa. He grew up with a farming background but, after studying agriculture, felt the call of God to Christian ministry and studied for…

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January 2010
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News – Sheena Gillies (1948–2009)

Sheena Gillies (1948–2009) A thanksgiving service was held on 2 November to celebrate the life of Sheena Gillies, who died suddenly on 16 October 2009. Representatives of many Christian organisations and churches gathered at All Souls Church, Langham Place, with Sheena's three sisters, other family and friends, to give thanks for her life and many…

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News – Joanna Thompson (1949-2009)

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November 2009
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News – Joanna Thompson (1949-2009)

Joanna Thompson (1949-2009) A charity worker dubbed the 'gentle warrior' has died at the age of 60. In July, Joanna Thompson, head of pregnancy charity CareConfidential, was called home to be with the Lord after a sudden illness.     Joanna started working for CARE twenty years ago in Basingstoke. She helped launch the Firgrove LIFE centre…

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