& Debbie Howden
are planning in the Lord’s will to return to
this month for an extended stay. They
very much appreciate our
for them and for those they leave behind, that they might all prove
the reality of His grace being sufficient as they face the changes
ahead, the separation, and the distance.
has just returned from a visit to Ethiopia and tells
of a further expansion of the work. Assemblies are springing up in
new areas as the work of the Gospel spreads, and another
encouragement is the training of Sunday School teachers and
increasing numbers of children coming under the influence of the
word of God. Please remember in
asked to follow up in
Malawi Gospel Outreach.
Over 30,000 Seed Sower texts were distributed, and thousands heard
clear and faithful presentations of the Gospel. Over 2000 Seed Sower
texts were distributed in
prison. Opportunities for open air preaching were extensive and
people were pleased to listen.
for the last few years about building a purpose built house for her
various ministries. Her current accommodation is not conducive to
hosting guests and does not allow space for the sorting or storage
of supplies (Sunday school prizes, medical supplies, gospel
literature, baby bundles etc.), or for the youth work and teaching.
that the Lord will send people to help with this endeavour.
In addition, please
that the problems with the water system on the
station will be resolved soon. At the moment they sometimes only
have water available for an hour of the day. The temperatures are
rising and going through the hot season with poor water supplies
will be very uncomfortable.
David and Grace Croudace (Zambia)
recently received 50,000
Luvale John's Gospels.
This the first printing of the new
translation of the N.T. Many copies have been handed out to every
believer who felt a burden to spread the gospel. Pray
that as they evangelise in the villages, they will be helped and
be used by the Holy Spirit to bring many to the Lord.
David and Maureen Wood (Chiang Mai)
as they move into the new temporary accommodation for
Grace International School.
is taking on the role of heading up a project to purchase and
construct a suitable prefabricated structure as well as continue his
teaching role. Please
as he takes on this extra responsibility and that the move will go
Fabrizio & Elaine Toni (Chiang Mai)
for the following:
God for His provision of the new premises for
Grace International School.
God that the building was operational in time for the start of the
for the continued building work that needs to be completed - shower
block, art room, tech ed. room
that Rebecca (their 3-year old) would continue to settle in well to
preschool and for her Christian Thai teacher to be a shining light
in the school.
that our wee boy (due in 4 weeks) would grow well over the next four
weeks of the pregnancy, that
would put on more weight and that he would turn in time for a
We have been informed that
Betty Burnett (DPG 1974-2016)
was called home on 29th
Harry Reid and Mike McKillen
are scheduled to return from the
delta region on the
Please remember in
this service for the Lord; may it have been a big encouragement to
the local Christians.
& Gillian Shanks (Newcastle West)
are busy preparing for the ‘Gospel
Literature Irland’ outreach
National Ploughing Championships
in Tullamore, Co Offaly. As you can imagine, there
is a lot of preparation required for this outreach, and more
importantly a lot of
is needed, and they would appreciate our
support in this matter.
Rod and Debbie Jones (Naples)
for all those affected by the recent earthquake. Please
for the families of the victims, for those who have lost their
homes, so that the burden of their suffering may be lighter, and ask
the Lord that in their pain, they may know the salvation which the
Lord Jesus Christ offers. Echoes of Service has forward monies to
assist in the relief operation.
Nat and Jennifer Rodgers (Skien)
for the next few weeks which will be spent in preparation for visits
to various churches on the island of
and for finalising Bible studies for prisoners in
prison. Remember the various pieces of literature available in the
prison library available for prisoners of various nationalities,
that these might be used, as in the past, to the salvation of some!
who Ruth was recently able to link with a local church.
is currently studying the “What
the Bible Teaches”
Emmaus course with her. 'A'
is an asylum seeker and although previous
applications have been refused, she is currently submitting a
further application in the hope that this request will be granted.
that God’s will might be done, and that she will grow in her faith
as she leans on the Lord and learns to trust Him.
Josh & Keri Kaye
leave for Belgium on
to begin learning “Belgium French”, in preparation (D.V.)
for a return to the DROC next year. They will be there for the
Tyneside Seed Sowers Weekend
is planned for
Sept 23 to 25th.
will be 30,000 Seed Sower text distribution, fellowship, and Bible
Teaching included in the week-end.
David Williamson (Belfast)
giving ministry of God’s Word..
will be with us at
Wednesday, 7th September,
to give a report on the work of “Share
The North East Missionary Weekend is planned for
are meetings at
Thornley, Hartlepool, and Nunthorpe.
Sunday evening we’re expecting
Tim Sloan (Ukraine)
to be with us for the preaching of the Gospel.
Details can be found on separate notices.