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December 2016
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Youth – SALT Youth Conference

Grace Baptist Partnership and Trinity Baptist Church, Dundee, held their twelfth and largest youth conference on 25September, in north Edinburgh. It was great day of lively and applied Bible ministry. It is encouraging to see an increasing number of teens and twenties being drawn to solid teaching and Christian fellowship. The theme was timely…

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December 2016
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Media – Worth of a soul

Billy Graham’s month-long London Crusade in 1966 is celebrating its 50th anniversary with the release of a new film. Franklin Graham is spearheading the new gospel message in the film The worth of a soul, as a free evangelistic resource for churches across the country.  The 2016 instalment features an evangelistic message from Mr…

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December 2016
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International – Iranian pastor

Iranian pastor Behnam Irani has been released from prison in Iran after being jailed for six years for leading a house church and sharing his faith. Partners of advocacy organisation Release International have confirmed Behnam Irani has finally been freed, although he is said to be in poor health following his ordeal in Ghezal…

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Conferences – Leicester Creation Conference

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December 2016
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Conferences – Leicester Creation Conference

Brockington College, Leicester, was the venue on 7-8 October for the Leicester Creation Conference 2016. There had been meetings in the run-up to this, held in different churches in the East Midlands area, earlier in September too. Attended by many from across the Midlands, and even as far as the Netherlands, people from different…

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November 2016
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Inductions – Alfred Place Baptist Church, Aberystwyth

On Saturday 3 September, Rhodri Brady’s service of ordination and induction to the pastorate of Alfred Place Baptist Church, Aberystwyth, took place. Rhodri’s father Gary Brady, minister of Child’s Hill Baptist Church, London, and grandfather Geoff Thomas, retired minister of Alfred Place, took part.      Also taking part were Alfred Place’s church elders, Robert Strivens,…

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November 2016
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Persecution: Russia – American charged

An American citizen has had to pay a 40,000 rouble (US$700) fine after a Russian judge ruled he had ‘unlawfully conducted missionary activity’. In August, a judge in the city of Oryol, Russia, ruled Donald Ossewaarde, a US citizen, had been acting illegally by spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ. A statement available online…

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November 2016
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Ethics – Don’t Screen Us Out

A controversial new, non-invasive, pre-natal test (NIPT) for Down’s syndrome is under public scrutiny. The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is suggesting that, though expensive — given the high cost of treating children born with Down’s — it might still be cost-effective to give the test to all. However, such a move would…

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