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.

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).

The Lord sat next to us!

The Lord sat next to us!

So it turns out moving country isn’t the easiest thing in the world to do. We arrived in November and three out of five of us wanted to go straight back home within a month! It is an odd feeling, being unsure about almost everything you are doing. It is even harder when you have your family with you and you feel completely responsible for the tears and tantrums caused by upping sticks and leaving everything and everyone you know behind.

The Power of Littles

The Power of Littles

How does your church organize their giving? We were contacted recently by one church pastor, David Campbell, who told how his church in Preston had come up with a simple but different idea to share the load of funding world mission. Here is his story:

At the AGM of North Preston Evangelical Church in November 2017 I reported on the financial difficulties then facing Grace Baptist Mission.