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Tanzania – Peter, Sally & Simon June 22nd – July 7th 2017

It was a great privilege to return to Tanzania for the third and last visit for conferences in Morogoro and Arusha. Simon Moore joined us in Dar es Salaam and we followed the old curriculum. On this occasion, I was able to take my wife Sally, who taught some sessions for the Pastors’ wives and

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Pastor Training in Zambia – April/May 2017

We (Paul Gamston, Jonny Dowds and Alastair Steven) flew into Lusaka on 22 April, and were looked after by members of Kabwata Baptist Church over the weekend, one of whom kindly picked us up very early on Monday morning so we could catch the 5am bus to Nakonde. It was a gruelling 15 hour journey,

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Uganda – Gerald & Simeon March 2017

Simeon and Gerald arrived safely in Uganda late on 7th March, the Lord overruling in the matter of  Gerald’s VISA and Simeon’s luggage. Thank you for praying for us in this and in all other aspects of our time in Uganda. Bombo report—9th to 12th March This conference was with the military personnel, most of

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Andaman Islands and Jaipur, November 2016

I flew to Port Blair in the Andaman Islands to preach at Pastor Joseph’s Karen Baptist Church on Sunday 20th November. They are a very warm congregation who love the Word of God. Robert flew in later that day, ready for the conference which was due to start on the Monday. This was our second-year

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Myanmar October 2016 Michael and Maciek

Myanmar is a land of mystery, poverty and hope.  This year Maciek and I conducted three conferences between 11th and 27th October.  We found the country to be experiencing great change, with new freedoms under the new government and courage among the Christians who are seeking to reach their nation. Yangon In Yangon, the economic

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Kalaymyo Conference. Oct. 17-22nd

Maciek and I arrived in Kalaymyo on Saturday. We both spoke at the local church holding the conference on Sunday. Kalaymyo is positioned on the Chin State border, which has had the work of the gospel since the 1800’s. The Chin would call itself ‘christian’ from its past history. The city lies on the plains

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Mandalay Conference 24th – 26th October 2016

We began our Conference in Mandalay. The city has over 1 million living in it, with about 10,000 who claim to be Christian. They have just finished a series of meetings with the Billy Graham Crusade, where an estimated 5,000 attended. It is believed that the majority were Buddhist. It has been a busy time

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Ethiopia 13th– 28th October 2016

This was PTI’s tenth visit to Ethiopia. Two conferences were planned – one at Addis Ababa and the other at Jimma (a city of 200,000 we have never visited before), which is 360 km south west of Addis and which claims to be the home of coffee. There was some doubt a few days before

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November 2016 Newsletter

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Yangon 12th – 14th Oct Michael and Maciek

We arrived in Yangon, Myanmar, yesterday.  The country is experiencing many changes with the new Government and consequent new freedoms allowed.  One instance is the fact that I walked through the Military Gardens which were only opened to the public last year.  The number of cars on the streets has increased dramatically from last year

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