Jonathan Newell (DPG 2002-2013) -
A large consignment of
books has just arrived in Malawi including his new discipleship
on Every Side",
more copies of "The
Journey of Life"
(Pilgrim's Progress) in English and Chichewa, and copies of the
series in English and Chichewa. Please
will have success in getting these books out across the country and
into as many bookshops as possible, as well as selling them through
churches and schools and into villages.
that the books will be a source of blessing to many.
with 16 brothers and sisters from the UK, during August was able to
packs. The response has been remarkable with about 15 ‘phone calls
or texts daily.
for the promised blessing, and for guidance concerning how best to
develop this aspect of work as they go forward. Please particularly
as he follows up many of these contacts.
continues with her Sunday ‘run’ collecting people on
her bike/trailer so that they can attend services at the mission.
for safety as travel is fraught with danger due to inexperienced
drivers and bad roads.
Tim and Joy Beer (Loloma) -
An agreement has been made appointing
CMML (’Christian Missions in Many Lands’)
to manage the new High School at
on behalf of the government, which will enable the school to have a
strong spiritual foundation and good standards of teaching. They
for the following:
Recommending to the government their choice for both the Head
teacher and the Deputy, which they have agreed to implement.
2. Recommending other teachers they would like to be at the school.
3. Finalising the various policies that need to be in place in order
to achieve the desired educational goals.
and Marilyn McIlree (Chingola)
report on a recent 2-week visit to the
He was able to take in and distribute 15,000 tracts
was a four day conference at
which was attended by around 7,000 people, some of whom had walked
more than 100 miles to be there. There is an evident hunger for the
word of God which is so encouraging and humbling to see.
Despite all the
encouragements there are huge needs in all of the schools and
hospitals which operate with very limited resources. In the absence
of a government that provides these services for the local people,
these are very tangible opportunities to serve local communities and
to preach the gospel to everyone they come in to contact with as a
Two of the biggest
needs appear to be for Bible teaching and literature. It is
concerning to see the very serious lack of Bibles and absence of
reliable books and commentaries. The impact that this has on local
assemblies is clear to see as even from short conversations it is
evident that the word is not being taught as it should be. These are
matters that we are bringing before the Lord and we remain open to
His guidance to see in what ways we can support the believers there.
Ian and Anita Elliott (New Delhi)– Pray
for them as they make future plans.
as he travels to the UK on
will remain in Delhi due to visa processing.
that this will be sorted in time for their daughter
graduation in November at
David & Maureen Wood (Chiang Mai)
write that the new school year has begun at
Grace International School.
for new staff as they join in to a new chapter in
their lives and for new students that they would quickly feel at
ease and confident in their surroundings and make friends.
Peter & Elaine Smith
will be in the UK from
Sept 4 to 25th,
together with their granddaughter
The main purpose is to spend a couple of weeks with
their mums, but they shall also be visiting assemblies in Ely,
Northampton & Reading, besides Exeter & Teignmouth, for ministry &
marks their 30th anniversary in the work, DV, and their commending
assembly has invited
to share in their annual conference (6th
and give a report.
Hedley reports that
the children at
“The Hiding Place”
really enjoyed their summer camps
in which they have participated
this Summer. Their desire and
is that all may come into a true and genuine experience of the New
Birth (John 3. 3). Please join in
to that end.
& Gillian Shanks (Newcastle West)
to remember in
the witness at the “National
Sept. 23 –25th.
expect there will be about 180,000 visitors to the show, and they
are preparing to distribute 50,000
John 3. 16
Each will contain: a John’s gospel, a pen and a gospel leaflet.
blessing of this good seed!
is with an
Open Air Mission
for the period
8th to 12th September.
also planned to be in