Frontline Ministry

Frontline Ministry

The conflict in Eastern Ukraine erupted early in 2014, when Russian-supported separatists took control of parts of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, known as the Donbass. It has claimed an estimated 13,000 lives, and displaced over one million people as refugees and internally displaced people. Although this war rumbles on it is now largely forgotten by our mainstream media. Yet the Lord’s people have found that gospel opportunities abound in this troubled area, as reports from two contacts show.

Training Matters

Training Matters

Theo and Sonja Donner have served in Medellín, Colombia since 1983. Theo teaches at the Biblical Seminary of Colombia (FUSBC) which is based in this rambling city of 2.4 million people. Like almost every part of the world, much of daily life in Colombia was shut down due to the coronavirus, although Medellín had at that time recorded relatively few cases.

Hanson Manova

Hanson Manova

In October 2019 we enjoyed a visit from Hanson Manova, an Indian pastor from Namakkal in Tamil Nadu. Hanson trained in the evangelical theological seminary in Hosur near Bangalore, but has recently returned to his home town as an interim pastor to find a successor for his father, Stanley Jones, as pastor.

In India’s Deep South

In India’s Deep South

Colin Grimwood (Grundisburgh Baptist Church) describes the joys and challenges of a visit to today’s India.

India continues to fascinate me: the busy streets, the continuous hooting of the traffic, the numerous small shops and street stalls, the simple uncluttered homes, the bright colours (of saris and houses) and the friendliness of the people (they always respond to ‘Vanakkam’ with hands held together and a bow of the head).