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Myanmar with Simon & Michael Oct 2015

Myanmar is a nation of 55 million.  It is currently a nation in the grips of great change.  Since 2010 the borders have been opened to new development and freedom.  The rate of change has been bewildering as 40 years of progress have been squeezed into 5. The Gospel has been in Myanmar (Burma) since

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James Sercombe and Ken McIntosh in Ethiopia, November 2015

We arrived in Addis Ababa on Friday 13th November before driving 400km north to Dessie. There we spoke to the Christian believers in Kemesi.  This town is 98% Muslim, but we found the group of some fifty believers, mainly under 30 years old, to be in good heart. The following day James and I both

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands, India, October 2015: First Conference

An India Link pastor helped us at our conferences in Jhansi for the past two years. He is from the Andaman Islands, which are part of India but are far to the west, only 70 km from Indonesia. He asked us to help him train Andaman Pastors. We flew from Kolcatta (Calcutta) to the Andaman

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Nis, Serbia – Simon Percy and Bruce Jenkins with David Ide – June 2015

This was a first visit to teach at the Balkans Theological Seminary in Nis, southern Serbia, the birthplace of the Emperor Constantine. The seminary was established only two years ago, and is being guided and taught by Simo Ralevic (pastor, elder statesman among Serbian Baptists, and prolific author), his brother Cedo (pastor of the Baptist

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Ghana report – Daniel Grimwade & Ivan Watson, 18th May – 1st June 2015

Thank you for praying for the Ghana conferences.  This was Year 2 for us in Sunyani and Ho.  Overall we were encouraged by good attendance, attention and evidence of transformation. Flying from Manchester and Dublin respectively, Daniel and I met up in Amsterdam on Monday 18th May and flew on to Accra.  We were thankful

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Tanzania 14 February to 3 March 2015

Visit by Peter Maclure and Simon Moore In a major strategic leap forward for PTI in East Africa, we were asked to go to Tanzania for the first time ever. Pastor Michael Nhonya, the Vice President of the Baptist Churches of Tanzania, invited us to lead two conferences in Arusha and Morogoro, north and due

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Myanmar January 23rd – February 9th 2015

Led by Paul W and Simon P This year, we were again able to conduct two conferences together in Myitkyina and Mandalay. But as Simon had already been in Chaing Mai prior to the Myanmar conference, he planned his return home for February 6th, after which Paul continued until the 9th February in Yangon and

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Decemeber 2014 & January 2015 Solan and Kathmandu

Solan, Himachel Pradesh Kim and I travelled to Solan for our first year PTI training seminar on December 26th. Solan is an old Raj Hill station and has seen an extensive church planting movement in recent years. The conference was organised by Pastor Raman and we had 32 men and many ladies evangelists and Pastors

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Burkina Faso – Peter MaClure and David Vaughn January 2014

Training Pastors and their Wives in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso is a typical poor country in the Sahara desert with a strong Muslim presence. It is however, peaceful and relaxed and its people, generally, have an optimistic attitude. A tremendous amount of construction work is going on and, compared with countries such as Chad, it

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Darjeeling – Merv N Easter 2014

Teaching to Preach in India The Darjeeling conference was organised by a dear brother from Campus Crusades for Christ, called Udai Kesang Lama. He worked in Kathmandu for 20 years and is now based in Darjeeling. He has a real heart for men in the ministry to receive better Biblical training. The views around Darjeeling

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