Just a year ago, our Together magazine featured a story about a fledgling Christian work in a retirement home in Bristol. Here, the project’s co-ordinator, Pauline Barnett, shares news of its growth, and talks about her hopes for similar ministries across the UK to thrive.
It was a joy to welcome 80 men and women to The Hub Conference in January, all of them considering a call to ministry or already training for pastoral roles. Sam Anderson offers us his reflections on the 48 hours together.
Drawing on recent films, books and a radio play, Linda Allcock highlights a growing openness to talk about death in our culture – and how it gives us fresh motivation and opportunities for sharing the gospel.
It’s been a couple of years since we introduced churches to Mark Troughton – son of the second Doctor Who played by Patrick Troughton. We asked Mark to explain how he’s been using his family connections to help churches with evangelistic events.
Over the past 500 years, since the Reformation first came to Britain, London has acted as a hub for the spread of the gospel, not only in Britain but around the world. Yet today London represents one of the neediest mission cities in the western world. FIEC’s London Director, Trevor Archer, elaborates.