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Heroes of the Faith: Haik Hovsepian

One of the most remarkable stories in modern Christianity is the explosive growth of the Iranian church. At the end of the 1970s there were a few hundred Christians in Iran; it is now estimated that there are as many as a million. It’s a worldwide pattern too; Britain alone now has several thousand [...]

2021-11-22T13:53:19+00:00November 27th, 2021|

Thanksgiving

November is the month of Thanksgiving for our American friends and it is good to reflect on the importance of gratitude. One way to be more grateful to God is to appreciate and value God's grace and goodness in our lives. Let’s start by thinking of ordinary things that we enjoy: a cup of coffee; a smile from a baby; a display of creation’s [...]

2021-11-25T14:55:58+00:00November 25th, 2021|

Heroes of the Faith: Marie Durand

The story of the eighteenth-century French Christian, Marie Durand, who spent almost all her life in jail for her faith, is challenging. Listen to Podcast Episode To understand Marie’s imprisonment we need some background. The Reformation of the sixteenth century, with its emphasis on the Bible and faith in Christ as the [...]

2021-11-18T11:22:09+00:00November 20th, 2021|

Heroes of the Faith: J.R.R. Tolkien

J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings now stands high on any list of favourite books. Few people know that Tolkien was a Christian and that his beliefs underlie his writing. Listen to Podcast Episode John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was born in 1892 in what is now South Africa. When he was [...]

2021-11-10T14:36:07+00:00November 13th, 2021|