Obituary Archives - HEART Christian newspaper
Jean Vanier (1928-2019) founded L’Arche communities for people with learning disabilities One of the world’s best known Catholic humanitarians, Jean Vanier, died on 7 May aged 90.
He founded two international organisations for people with intellectual disabilities, L’Arche (The Ark) …
Susan Pernet remembers the man whose seven decades of ministry saw healings and salvations across the globe
International evangelist Rev Peter Scothern, who died on 10 January aged 89, saw thousands turn to Christ and receive healing during more than 70 years of ministry.
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: …
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.
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 …