Yearly Archives: 2017

2017 October 2017

Sometimes, a verse catches your eye for the first time, even though you must have read it many times before. Yesterday I read, “But the Scripture declares that the whole world is a prisoner of sin” Galatians 3:22. How good

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2017 September update

We spent the whole month of August on board Logos Hope. Gareth completed a series of messages from the book of Jonah, gave 25 personal evaluations to potential preachers, spoke at a Haitian leadership conference, delivered devotions to engineers, crew,

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2017 August update

I am writing this from our cabin on board Logos Hope on a warm, wet and stormy day in Freeport, Bahamas. The week ahead will be busy and varied but, I trust, a blessing. It includes continuing a series from

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2017 July update

I am writing this while travelling back on the bus from Oak Hall’s visit to Slovenia. Although a favourite tourist destination, according to Operation World, Slovenia is the 14th least reached country in the world. It was encouraging that on

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2017 June update

We will spend most of the month of June in three southern African countries. There will be a great variety of speaking opportunities with OM (a selection of which is listed below) plus much travelling. As usual, our main prayer

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2017 May update

Greetings on May Day, the start of the second third of 2017. We recently returned from a month’s ministry in S Asia. Although the media usually portrays Pakistan negatively, we were surprised to find much freedom. Twice Gareth preached outside

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2017 April update

‘Since the day we heard about you, we have not stopped praying for you’ (Colossians 1:9). It is verses like this that encourage us in the midst of a challenging and opportunity filled environment here in the teaming, sweltering city

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2017 March update

We have just returned from a visit to Bangkok, the capital of Thailand and from Vientiane, the capital of Laos. In Bangkok, it was a privilege to speak in a missions’ conference entitled ‘We are the History Makers’, held at

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2017 February update

Our application for visas for Pakistan took far longer than we had expected. Although the submission was made last year on December 21, Gareth’s visa arrived on February 3. As a consequence, the invitation to minister in Pakistan in January

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2017 January update

So first we look back and see God’s faithful protection, especially during an attempted mugging in Africa, the theft of our laptop while we were asleep in Asia and some unusual health episodes that seemed to disappear as quickly as

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