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Report: Vision London and Northern Ireland by Austin Gardner

My pastor, Austin Gardner recently visited with us and wrote a report about his trip on his blog here. I wanted to repost the article in its entirety here on my website. I thought you might enjoy hearing about his trip and his thoughts about the work here in Europe. I am so thankful for my […]

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Ministry Update: Second Week at Downham Baptist Church

On Tuesday, my pastor, Austin Gardner preached at Downham Baptist Church. He and his wife Betty were with us for nearly a week, helping out in the ministry and encouraging us in the work. I am so thankful for his friendship and mentoring. I have known him since 1999 when I was a student in […]

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Ministry Update: Ordination Service Report

The ordination service for James Wilson on this past Thursday was a real highlight in our ministry and in the work at Northwest Baptist Church in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It was very encouraging to recognise the character, call, and gifts of James into the ministry and to see the work that God is doing in […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – September 1, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, Last night, we held our first  official service for a new church plant called Downham Baptist Church. The Lord blessed with a family of four visiting with us. We met them during the week while out door-knocking, and it was a real joy to have them visit with us. We […]

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Update: New Church Plant in Downham

This past Tuesday was our final Bible study in Eltham. Thank you for praying for the outreach in that area. We started the Bible study in Eltham because of the need and to see what kind of interest there might be in the gospel and possibly for a new church plant.  Though we did have some opportunities […]

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Update: Northern Ireland Report

On last Thursday, we returned from a two week trip to Northern Ireland. The purpose of the trip was to visit with many of our friends there and to have some time away as a family. It was very good to reconnect with friends that we have known for years. We will always have a soft […]

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How Has God Used Faith Promise Missions Giving in Your Life?

Faith Promise Missions Giving is a programme that I have been privileged to be involved in since I was a child. Teri and I have seen God bless us in amazing ways since we have made this a significant part of our lives. The purpose of this post is not to explain the giving programme but […]

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The Key to Personal Transformation

Romans 12:2 And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God. Most people have things about themselves that they want to change. Most Christians know that there are areas in their lives that […]

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Do We Have a Burden?

Romans 9:1-3 I say the truth in Christ, I lie not, my conscience also bearing me witness in the Holy Ghost, That I have great heaviness and continual sorrow in my heart. For I could wish that myself were accursed from Christ for my brethren, my kinsmen according to the flesh: What consumes our thoughts? What occupies our heart? […]

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Snode Prayer Letter – August 6, 2014

Dear Pastors & Praying Friends, We are currently back in Northern Ireland for a few weeks, taking our family “holiday” and visiting with friends. It is so encouraging to see many of the Christians continuing on for the Lord and to see the growth that has taken place at Northwest Baptist Church in Derry. God […]

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