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HEART newspaper: Heart Publications | December 16, 2018

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Billy Graham 1918–2018, A life to celebrate

March 26, 2018 |

by Andrew Halloway

No one in history preached to more people than Billy Graham, who died aged 99 in February.

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Freedom champion finally free

November 29, 2017 |

Religious rights campaigner Rev Stuart Windsor died aged 74 on 17 September.

The life of the man who was Special Ambassador for Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), was to be commemorated at Westminster Chapel in central London on 29 November.

CSW said: … Read More

Christian optician paid ultimate price in Africa

November 29, 2017 |

Ian at work in an African village, before being kidnapped

Christian missionary Ian Squire was shot dead by one of his kidnappers in Nigeria after performing ‘Amazing grace’ on his guitar.

Ian, a 57-year-old optician from Shepperton in Middlesex, has paid the ultimate price for his devotion to poverty-stricken Africans.

Initially it was thought that he had died because he could not reach his diabetes medicine, but Dr David Donovan said Ian was trying to cheer up his fellow captives before a gang member opened fire. Read More


September 29, 2016 |

Well-loved minister and Bible teacher J Alec Motyer passed away on 26 August, aged 91.

Dublin-born Motyer self-deprecatingly said: “I’m not really a scholar, I’m just a man who loves the Word of God.”

Motyer studied at … Read More

Obituary – Myles Munroe

November 27, 2014 |

WORLD FAMOUS EVANGELIST Myles Munroe died along with his wife Ruth and others when a Lear 36 Executive jet struck a crane at the Grand Bahama ship yard. The group were en route to the 2014 Global Leadership Forum on November 9.  Read More

The giant who loved Jesus

October 2, 2014 |

GIANT ACTOR Richard Kiel – best known for his role as ‘Jaws’ in the James Bond films, ‘The Spy who Loved Me’ and ‘Moonraker’ died at the age of 73 on September 10 2014.

Richard Kiel

Richard Kiel

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‘Brave’ anti-abortion MP dies suddenly

October 2, 2014 |

Tributes paid to Jim Dobbin, dedicated fighter for the unborn

THE PRO-LIFE CAUSE has lost a champion with the sudden death of MP Jim Dobbin. The MP for Heywood and Middleton, known for his fierce opposition to abortion, has died suddenly during a trip to Poland with his wife Pat. Read More