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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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Tanzania 22nd July – 6th August 2016 with Peter Maclure and Simon Moore

It is always a joy to be back in Africa where we have both ministered for a number of years. There is something refreshing and invigorating to sense the warmth and fellowship of African brothers and sisters in Christ and their hunger for God’s Word. Our travel worked out well although was slightly longer than

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Daniel Grimwade & Ivan Watson – Report on Week 2 in Sunyani, Ghana

Daniel Grimwade & Ivan Watson – Report on Week 2 in Sunyani, Ghana  We left Ho at 5.30am on Monday morning to travel to Sunyani. We were taken by car to Accra airport where we flew to Kumasi. From there we went a further two and half hours by car to Sunyani. The conference began

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Daniel Grimwade & Ivan Watson – Report on Week 1 in Ho, Ghana

Daniel Grimwade & Ivan Watson – Report on Week 1 in Ho, Ghana with PTI Ho is the regional capital of the Volta Region of Ghana. It is a large township with at least 50,000 people. There are hundreds of churches, mostly charismatic / Pentecostal. Small beginnings You quickly learn in Africa you have to

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Merv & John in Nepal 2016

Dharan On Sunday 8th May we flew to Dharan in East Nepal for the first of two conferences.  We had 107 pastors, elders and ladies’ workers in attendance.  Some of the pastors attending have churches of over two thousand people; others were from small village churches in the mountains.  We had a great time of

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Alastair & Gerald in Uganda

Soroti: There were 27 participants, most of whom had been to previous conferences. One new participant was Onyao John from Moroto in Karamoja. He told us of the way this region is opening up to the gospel and of his desire to see pastor training begin there. This is something we will need to consider

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Thailand with Ian & Simon

Catching Up from Thailand! I told the students here that the English always talk about the weather first, so let me begin by saying that the weather here in Northern Thailand has been “just lovely”. Sunny, bright, warm (not too hot), simply perfect.     This first week we have been assisting on a training programme called The

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