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  • Teaching literacy - and much more

    One of our workers is teaching literacy classes. Here she tells of a situation where disaster was narrowly averted.   We have 100 very poor female students in four...

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  • Ribbon cut on new Kolkata centre

    David Kerrigan, BMS Director for Mission, unveiled the plaque, cut the ribbon and declared the centre open. David commented: “We see Kolkata and the West Bengal region...

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  • Five get baptised in the sea

    The open-air beach service took place in Durres – an hour’s coach journey for the congregation of Drita e Botes (Light of the World) Baptist church, in the...

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  • Guilty until proven innocent

    All prisons are over-crowded, some holding five times the number of prisoners they were first built to house.  The cells are cramped; one room measuring just six metres...

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  • The drugs don't work

    I asked the Lord how can it be: the world is so full of violence, abuse, oppression and hatred; how can such a good God let all this happen?  He told me that he was...

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  • Food crisis in Afghanistan: the human cost

      The lady who helps in my home this week brought a rug her sister had woven several years ago. “Do you like it? Will you buy it?” she wanted to know....

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  • Signs of Hope

    But in Uganda, church schools are partnering with the government to protect children from just these dangers – using signs. The ‘talking compound’ at Kakira...

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  • Sleepless in Beirut

    My name is Louise Brown. I am a mission worker in Beirut Lebanon. My husband is a Bible College Lecturer and I am a mum to two wonderful girls. Jessica is five and Naomi is...

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  • Water, water everywhere

    BMS World Mission worker Daveen Wilson, who lives near Mossoro in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, said, "We have never seen anything like it in all the 20 years we've...

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  • Welcoming a stranger

    26/03/2008  Graeme formerly worked as a geography teacher and Jenny as a solicitor. They are now involved in educational and legal work, seeking to improve the lives of...

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  • Riches Poverty, Alligators and slums

    Riches and poverty These are questions which mission workers often face when making lifestyle choices of how they live in their respective countries.  These issues...

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  • Fairtrade fortnight

    Fairtrade Fortnight is from 23 February to 8 March 2009. There are a number of events taking place and resources available if you would like to promote fair trade (and the...

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  • Ribbon cut on new Kolkata centre

    02/06/2008 David Kerrigan, BMS Director for Mission, unveiled the plaque, cut the ribbon and declared the centre open.   David commented: “We see Kolkata and the...

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  • Deep-level impact

    Two and a half years later, eight of us spent over two weeks in Delhi with BMS partners John and Abha David who run the Anusaran project. We joined with them in providing...

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  • Big Life Ministries

    Christian life can be pretty demoralising at times in England.  Maintaining current church attendance levels is like making water flow uphill: recruiting new believers...

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