Day 7: Nepal

Famous for its high peaks and wind-whipped prayer flags, Hindu-majority Nepal used to be a nation unreached with the Gospel. Now, however, according to the Wond Christian Database which tracks global trends inChristianity, the country has one of the fastest-growing Christian populations in the world. There were no listed Christians...

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Winter Term

Message from our Youth Pastor, Mathew Mbanga Dear Family, I trust that the holidays were restful and you are all now raring to go for the new term! We have spent the last 5 weeks in Bonda building the youth camp that we have felt the Lord leading us to...

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Day 6: Reaching the un-churched millions in our midst

The focus of the Great Commission is the preaching of the Gospel to all nations with a special focus on the unreached people groups. However, living upon the doorstep of the church in so called “Christian countries” are millions upon millions who have heard about Christ and know a lot...

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Day 5: Slavery

(India, Mauritania, Ghana, Congo, Brazil, Thailand and Nepal) When a modern man hears the word ‘slave/slavery,’ what often comes to his mind is the transatlantic slave trade where Africans, displaced from their homeland, were shipped to work on farms and plantations in the United States and the Caribbean. Slavery is...

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Day 4: Nigeria

“If the world hates you, know that it has hated me before it hated you”, John 15:18. The Islamist militant group, Boko Haram, has mounted a campaign often or for more than a decade. In that time thousands of people have been killed and around two million more have been...

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Purduh: Lifting the curtain

Purdah, meaning “curtain”, is an Islamic practice requiring women to be secluded from public observation by covering their bodies from head to toe. Women have to completely cover their bodies when in public; only close male family members and other women are allowed to see them out of purdah, or...

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Honour Killings

[Prevalence: Pakistan, Afghanistan, India, rest of Middle East] Anusha was 15years old when her parents killed her. “There was a boy who came by on a motorcycle”, her father said. “She turned to look at him twice. I told her before not to do that; it’s wrong. People talk about...

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Christian Radio and TV Ministries

Since the beginnings of the Church, the Great Commission has remained unchanged. Yet the environment in which the Church functions today is considerably more complex than in the days of the apostles. Not least is the fact that an enormous challenge is faced by the expanding world population. God has...

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May 2016 is the month of prayer

#31daysofprayer for the whole world The month of May has been set aside as a month of prayer for the whole world. Over the last 3 years, our month of prayer has had a continental theme, highlighting different nations as the focus for each of the 31 days. This year,...

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Beading and Craft group

Any visitor to Highlands Presby on a Wednesday morning, will be faced with a noisy, chattering group of ladies on the veranda of the Ballantyne Hall. This is our Craft Group which meets each week from 8.30am to 10.30 am (flexible). Formerly known as the Ladies Beading Group we now...

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