Yearly Archives: 2014

December 2014 update

‘In the beginning God created’. Genesis 1:1 ‘In the beginning was the Word’. John 1:1 The repetition, at the start of John’s gospel, of the first three words in the Bible, is not accidental. We must not miss the crucial

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November 2014 update

This month is somewhat ‘full on’ with a rather tight turnaround time at home between Scotland and India. Opportunities abound but are always about communicating with individuals, whether en masse or one on one. From our hearts, we thank you

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October 2014 update

Gareth’s recent trip to ITALY provided a great opportunity to speak each night to the 40+ guests on the tour.After preaching 8 times from the book of Jonah, it was encouraging to see around half a dozen standing at the

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September 2014 update

As we begin our last full week with Logos Hope in TAIWAN, Gareth will give two morning devotional messages as well as speak at the Sunday on board service. He will also speak to the port volunteers twice and give

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August 2014 update

‘….but how far will they go among so many?’ John 6:9. Andrew’s question as to how one boy’s small lunch could feed thousands of people seems a valid one. Philip had already tried to do the maths and found it

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June 2014 update

  In some places, you need to cross the sea  to engage in mission activity; in other places, you only need to cross the road. This month, we will do both. We shall join the Open Air Mission’s annual outreach

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May 2014 update

It’s an incredible truth that every human being has been created in the image of God (Gen 1:26-27). Everyone is thus equally loved by God and shares this unique dignity regardless of religion, status, ethnicity and class. Although all have

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April 2014 update

After seven weeks and twenty flights, we arrived home last night from our three Asian nation tour. As well as preaching, teaching and evangelising, we have, on behalf of AMEN, dedicated fishing boats for survivors of the Philippines’ typhoon, a

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March 2014 update

Last week, we spent an unforgettable day on Pantalan Island in the Philippines. In typhoon Yolanda/Hainan, the small Baptist church lost 6 of its 18 members – all were married fathers in their 30’s. A number of the surviving widows

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February 2014 Update

  CHILE has a unique shape – it is over 4000 km long but, because it is wedged between the Andes and the Pacific Ocean, averages only about 150 km in width (i.e. less than 100 miles). While the church

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