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‘Dare to Dream’, International Christian Embassy Jerusalem conference, Millbrook Christian Centre, Southampton, 15 and 16 June 2018
“If anything is going to happen on earth, it has to be spoken…”
“We need a reformation in the Church. We’ve got to come back to the Word of God” – David Hathaway
Report by Gabi Schwarz
Taken from a talk by Philip Wren given at Answers in Prophecy, 13 January 2018. Please see the advert in the events section above for future talks in this series Egypt is mentioned more often than any nation beside Israel in …
Christian groups around the country held special events to mark 100 years since Lord Balfour’s historic declaration which paved the way for Jews to return to their ancestral homeland. Most spectacular of all was an evening in the Royal Albert Hall where Jewish and Christian leaders and artists shared the stage in a heartfelt celebration
by Nick Gray, the Christian Balfour 100 Group
Creation crowd: About 1,700 Christians attended the UK Creation Mega Conference
UK Creation Mega Conference, hosted by Answers in Genesis UK, at Bethel Convention Centre, West Bromwich, 26–28 October
Believing in God not goo as the answer to origins is …
And they’re off! Some of the 4,000+ visitors to CRE 2017 arrive at Sandown Park, Esher
Christian Resources Exhibition, Sandown Park, Esher
From a lively opening featuring Eurovision winner Dana, to a solemn ending – when former special envoy to the Archbishop of Canterbury, Terry Waite, spoke of his five years’ imprisonment – the Christian Resources Exhibition’s (CRE) return to Sandown Park, Surrey, “touched all the
A total of 4,061 people visited the show. “Many local church leaders rely on it for fresh ideas for ministry, mission and maintenance,” said Steve Goddard, who took ownership of the event last year along with his wife Allison. Some 200 exhibitors displayed everything from pulpits to puppets.
Regan King of Christian Concern addressed the politics of abortion
Day of prayer marking the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Abortion Act, led by Intercessors for Britain, 21 October, Regent’s Hall, London
The day began with Dave Borlase, Director of Intercessors for Britain (IFB), setting out the biblical case for being strongly opposed to abortion and the need to speak out against it.
Combatting isolation: conference visitors learned about and shared deaf people’s needs
“Dear Church, can you hear me?” conference, Victoria Baptist Church, Eastbourne, 16 September
Why Christians need to learn sign language
Deaf and hearing impaired people are pulling out of church life due to frustration and loneliness because churches don’t offer sign language or use microphones correctly.
This was highlighted by conference visitors who explained how people’s reluctance to make provision for the deaf can lead to their withdrawing from church activities.
The event’s two main speakers, the Church of England’s national adviser on deaf ministry Rev Gill Behenna and deaf Baptist minister Rev Susan Myatt, both opened the event without speaking a word, instead using British Sign Language (BSL).