Tag Archives: persecution

Let it not be in vain

Self-sacrifice doesn’t come much better than the medical staff who have volunteered to help the battle against the deadly ebola outbreak. We should be proud of them, whether from the west, east, or from the local West African communities. But … Continue reading

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The mystery of the exploding pencil…

We were on our way back to the classroom from assembly; I was helping one of our less mobile students down the stairs, when there was an almighty bang, followed by an acrid smell of burning. Some of our more … Continue reading

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The pressure’s on

I remember watching a video of Richard Wurmbrand as a teenager. Up till then I had no idea what persecution looked like. Utterly shocking. Yet even after watching it, I probably had only the tiniest clue as to the pressures … Continue reading

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