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Features for April ...
Lost in Translation
Most people in cross-cultural ministry have the occasional, if not regular, need to translate important text. Where do you go to do this? Are online tools, like Google Translate, up to the job? If not, how do you go about finding and choosing a professional translator? Sarah Harrison, a professional translator, helps us through this process in this month's guest article more
Creation Care & Mission
One of the five marks of mission is 'To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation, and sustain and renew the life of the earth'
. So how does this work in practice through mission activity? David Gould, OMF International Facilitator for Creation Care, has written a blog for SWAN (South-West Agencies Network
) with some great examples across East Asia. SWAN are also running two breakfast events
in the South-West (Gloucester and Bristol) where David is speaking more
It's hard to know where Christians from a Muslim background can find a safe place to fellowship with others locally and globally. Spring sees the launch of a new website, Real Honour
, as a hub for Muslims who have decided to leave Islam and follow Jesus Christ. You can read some great stories on the website and sign up to receive notifications when the service goes fully live more
Bible Studies for Prisoners
Time For Change Ministries
provides Biblical resources for use in the prison environment. They have just launched a new Bible studies series, some of which are available in both English and Spanish. Written by Gillian Pegler, a Crosslinks Associate Mission Partner with cross-cultural experience more
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