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News

June 2017
News > Mission

Mission – Bible translations

In 2016 Bible Societies assisted in the completion of translations in 61 languages, spoken by over 428 million people. According to Bible Societies, last year was ‘a first’ for no fewer than 30 languages, spoken by more than 95 million people. This means 17 communities now have their very first Bible, six have a…

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June 2017
Articles > Ecclesiological & Pastoral

‘Look at the fields’

Thank God for every effort being made to reach our nation with the gospel! May these endeavours greatly increase in number! Yet there are very many people not being reached with the greatest news that could fall on human ears. Our nation is very different from 50 years ago. Most of our children come…

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William Carey, tongues and mission

Historical

February 2013
Articles > Historical

William Carey, tongues and mission

William Carey, tongues and mission On 28 October 1800, William Carey baptised his first Indian convert in the river at Serampore. This happy event took place seven years after Carey landed in India. Not surprisingly, Carey and his fellow missionaries were overjoyed. The convert was a high caste Brahmin Hindu, a 35-year-old man called…

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William Carey – a light for India

Historical

August 2011
Articles > Historical

William Carey – a light for India

This is the first part of a 2 part series. The second part is here William Carey — a light for India William Carey was born on 17 August 1761, at Paulerspury in Northamptonshire, where his father was village schoolmaster and parish clerk. He loved nature and filled his bedroom with insects and collected…

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December 2000
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Eastern Asia > Japan

Japan – Sowing in tears

Like thousands of other British teenagers called to do National Service in the early 1950s, I first arrived in Japan on a troopship. We docked at Kure, a few kilometres up the coast from Hiroshima. Since Japan opened its doors to foreigners in the mid-nineteenth century, Kure had become a major shipbuilding base. When…

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December 2000
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Northern Europe > United Kingdom

Soho

‘Soho hits the headlines for all the wrong reasons’ London’s Soho district has a big reputation for such a small community. Hemmedin by Oxford Street, Regent Street, Charing Cross Road and Leicester Square in the city’s West End, Soho occupies less than half a square mile. It may be small but it has made…

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News

December 2000
News

Trafalgar Square

Noah preached righteousness and warned an indifferent people that they would be judged by a great flood. Following that flood, a rainbow appeared, as God promised never again to destroy the world by water. Early on Saturday 14 October, a rainbow beamed over Central London. The previous week had seen the beginnings of the…

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