Category Archives: History

What a Friend we have in Jesus

Today in our prayer time at the beginning of our working day at Compassion UK, Charlotte led and told us she had recently sung “What a Friend we have in Jesus” at her local Methodist Church. She told us the story of the writer … Continue reading

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Plymouth

I was originally led to Plymouth in July 2009. There were several things that attracted me there: The Pilgrim Fathers left from there aboard The Mayflower on 16 September 1620: I originally met my friend James, in Lincoln on St Botolph’s … Continue reading

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Give All

Last week one of our Compassion office volunteers came to us with a great monetary donation that she had received from her church’s Mission Sunday event.  Her church is Merland Rise Church and two of the church elders are Gary … Continue reading

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Clay Jars – 2 Corinthians 4:7-9

7 We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. 8 We are pressed on every … Continue reading

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A trip down memory lane with God

I had been looking on E-bay for a week or two, wanting to purchase an Ikea Poäng chair and footstool for the bedroom where I was staying in Guildford. I had seen that they were going for around £20 and … Continue reading

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RHODES and THE GREAT COMMISSION

On 9 February I went to hear Jonathan Conrathe speak in a church that I had attended from time to time in 1995 when I first left the South of England, at the time I was a newly born again … Continue reading

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French Connection – September 2013

As the lady I was living with in Surrey was away in Paris for the week, I invited two of the girls from Compassion UK Finance team to come for any evening during that week. Rebecca chose for them to come the evening of Tuesday … Continue reading

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