Category: International

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From Kingston to Ireland to Czechia

By Pete & Michelle Foster Between 1998 and 1999, while I was studying at Kingston University, God gave me a very clear sense that one day I would live in Ireland. Two years later I met and married Michelle who is from Czechia. When we got together we made a deal that when God called… Read More

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From Kingston to Frankfurt

by Esther Crook After giving my life to Jesus on the King’s church Kingston Alpha course 9 years ago, I developed an almost instant fascination for anything related to international mission. Thinking back, I don’t think I even really had a clue what this entailed, but I made up my mind that someday I wanted… Read More

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Reaching the Nations

By John Ford When hearing the words, “Go and make disciples of all nations”, they can be overwhelming. The question that springs to mind is this; what does it mean for a community in Kingston to be involved in the gospel going to the nations of the world? What is our part to play? Personally,… Read More

Philip Ellwood

Royal Preaching!

  Why I – mostly – loved Bishop Curry’s sermon The restorative love of God was confidently, passionately and skillfully proclaimed. Hundreds of millions of people were shaken out of their seats and umpteen media outlets set alight by passionate, Christian preaching when they expected dusty, religious formalism. The centrality of Christ crucified (1 Cor… Read More

Rachel Rigby

Back to Iraq

In late August 2014 Tearfund made the corporate decision to respond to the humanitarian crisis caused by the rise of the Islamic State, and in September 2014 I was deployed as part of an assessment team to determine what role Tearfund could play in alleviating the suffering of displaced people. It became clear very quickly… Read More