News & Stories
Hurry up and die
06/05/2013 10:49 am
"Hurry up and die!" Haan's husband words tore into her soul and tormented her. The picture from their wedding showed a happy couple in love - but that was a long time ago.
"If I get better, I will leave him" she said, and who would blame her! Eight months ago Haan did look like she was going to die at any moment.
Pioneer missionary in the East Malaysian revival dies
26/04/2013 4:53 pm
Dr William Lees 1924-2013
Bill Lees died on 14th March 2013 in Reading where he had lived since 1966. His earlier ministry in Malaysia had continued to be a major part of his life so that it was appropriate that the main address at his Thanksgiving Service was by Dr Philip Lyn from Skyline Church, Kota Kinabalu, East Malaysia.
19/04/2013 11:10 am
You always know when Christina is in the room. Her laughter, her exuberance and the sheer contagion of her bubbly personality lifts even the most dismal of damp tropical days. The volume and imagination of her questions could leave one wondering if they should be teaching at all! However my lessons of Bible stories to this group of new believers were never predictable or dull whilst Christina was around
Obituary: Andrew Butler
20/03/2013 3:15 pm
Andrew Butler had served with OMF International for 40 years when he died from cancer in Taiwan on Saturday 2nd March 2013. He was the third generation of his family to serve in world mission. His grandfather had worked in India with the Bible Society and his parents, Bill and Nancy, were with CMS in Uganda where Andrew was born as their second child on 24th May 1949. He was brought up in a loving Christian family where faith was infectious and as a child he began that trust in Christ as Saviour and Lord that characterised his whole life.
We’re excited about Go2013!
31/10/2012 10:04 am
Jackie Pullinger, missionary to the drug addicts of Hong Kong, will be one of the key speakers at the mission-focused festival Go2013, to be held at Bulstrode, Gerrrards Cross between 4-7 May 2013.
A Message to the Shepherds
08/01/2013 1:34 pm
“But we’ve always done it that way.” Sometimes blind tradition gets in the way of common sense. It is the same complaint heard in many different contexts. I heard this in a more unusual context recently.
The Boy and the Spirit Child
25/09/2012 10:06 am
‘Afraid of what?!’ I looked puzzled into the dark eyes of one of our 12 year old Sunday school boys. He comes to Sunday school together with his younger brother and sister every week. Today his sister was worried but wasn’t able to say what was wrong. Her older brother thought she was afraid because of the kuu-maan-thoong; something I had never heard of.
16/08/2012 3:04 pm
Pat's boyfriend has recently found Jesus and, deep down, she wants to follow Christ too. But she has been afraid of how her mother would respond. Her mother is a strict Buddhist...
To the Ends of the Earth
10/08/2012 4:18 pm
For families with young children one of the biggest barriers to going on mission is risking the health and safety of their children. Trusting in God’s protection becomes second nature to parents.