Nigel Ring on August 30th, 2011

Having introduced us to the ministry of the Boaz Trust and how it seeks to assist those who are disempowered, the Boaz team now discuss the matter of funding and share about some of the fruit of the ministry. Funding Boaz has three main areas that require regular funding: The maintenance and running costs of […]

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Nigel Ring on August 23rd, 2011

The Bible has much to say about welcoming foreigners and strangers into our midst. Over the next few weeks I reproduce a report printed in my recently released manual of good practice, The Poor deserve the Best (see side panel), showing how a team in Manchester are bringing practical expression to this Biblical injunction. Boaz […]

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Nigel Ring on August 17th, 2011

The famine situation in Kenya worsens daily. There is no likelihood of rain before October/November. Assuming there is then sufficient rain for planting seed food will not be available before March. This heartfelt cry comes from Edward. My Dear Friends, I am sure you are receipt of my latest report on the ongoing Drought/Famine Crisis being experienced […]

Continue reading about Starving baby – a letter from Edward Buria

We have been visiting the Jubilee Health Centre in Cape Town. Now Dr Caryn Wilson, who leads the ministry, concludes her day in the life of the Clinic and shares some of the key features which define this successful ministry. “The midwife reports back from a home visit to a tiny premature baby and her […]

Continue reading about Development from a Christian perspective – Pt 9. Examples of excellence – Jubilee Health Centre pt 3

In the last blog we began to hear about the Jubilee Health Centre in Cape Town and to see how the ministry holds prayer and team relationships central to their activities. Caryn continues to tell us about a day in the life of the Centre. “You may feel somewhat overwhelmed at this point. But relax; […]

Continue reading about Development from a Christian perspective – Pt 8. Examples of excellence – Jubilee Health Centre pt 2

We will now return to the series on Development from a Christian perspective. In my recent book The Poor deserve the Best (see panel at side) I conclude with examples of ministries which I consider display excellence from around the world and across the development sectors. I would like to share some of these over […]

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