A warning from heaven

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A late lunch (3pm) of curried vegetables was followed by a trip to town to try to find some bits and pieces for our time in Kisumu. We hope to show the Jesus Film there however Pastpr Tom does not have an adaptor jack to take the earphone socket on the laptop to the jack… Read more »

Ebola – it’s no game!

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When you first hear the name Ebola you could be forgiven for mistaking the name for a new board game being advertised by Waddingtons in advance of the Christmas rush. However this horrific disease is no game. It is far more serious than can be imagined, especially for those who have the disease or who… Read more »

A wee hand:

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You don’t have to walk far around the school compound until you feel a little hand slip into yours. The desire to be with the Solomia and to touch this strange creature can frighten some but cause others to be more friendly and sociable. The work on laying the new cement floor in one of… Read more »

Boubad trees and all

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Before coming to Ghana Vince, my travelling companion and one of Mission International’s trustees, had told me of a remote village where he had preached on a previous occasion and where Pastor Peter had attempted a church plant. The ‘plant’ had been unsuccessful really because the church building, which was intended to double as a… Read more »

Sunday best:

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Due to the nature of the culture in Ghana church rarely starts at the scheduled time. Anyone who has ever visited the continent will know this fact, often to their cost. This Sunday was no different for Vince speaking at the 8.am (8.30ish) service and me for the 10am service. This morning was not so… Read more »

Well that was crazy!

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It has been an eventful day since we arrived in Accra Ghana just over 24 hours ago. Our flight from Amsterdam was about half full; we think because of fear over Ebola. I initially thought it might have been after the MH17 crash over Ukraine, however on reflection I suspect Ebola is the more likely… Read more »

A new era for Mission International

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 Many changes are taking place: A new office space: Previously an Aviva call centre, Swan House has become a charity hub housing a wide range of different charities.   Mission International, one of these charities, is now located in part of the North Wing of the 55,500 sq ft property on the western edge of… Read more »

Mission International Teams 2015

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 Mission International teams 2015 Ouanaminthe Haiti Mission International plans to send teams to the following list of countries in 2015.   If you would like to apply for a team then please complete the teams application form or if you have some initial questions then please contact us (details on left sidebar). Here’s the list of… Read more »

Preparations are already under way!

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Already some of Mission International’s summer teams have returned from their trips overseas.   One team to Haiti and another to Burundi have returned with stories to tell. To read more on the Haiti team’s experiences click here. A further series of trips have still to go and lots of preparations are going on to… Read more »