Nigel Ring on October 3rd, 2016

Jubilee International School On several occasions I have reported on the church and school in Guinea, West Africa. When I last visited to review the progress with the school it was clear that they significantly lacked resources of curricular, laboratory equipment, furniture etc.  So, in recent months I have, with others, been collecting a container-load […]

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Nigel Ring on May 11th, 2016

Jubilee International School JIS in Conakry, Guinea (West Africa) has well over 300 students ranging in age 3-26, the older ones being anxious to catch up with schooling lost when schools have been closed through war, ebola and civil unrest. To view a short video click on the picture. Your help is needed In recent months […]

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Nigel Ring on May 12th, 2015

People seem to have appreciated my recent updates from around the Newfrontiers spheres with whom I have contact. I have recently heard from Guinea and think that, following ebola and my appeal for sponsorship for school children, this would be of interest. Thank you to all who helped with the ebola appeal and who have […]

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Nigel Ring on February 4th, 2015

In recent months I have written frequently about West Africa with particular reference to the effects of ebola. I have just viewed this TED talk on the subject of beating ebola, something that a few months ago when I started writing seemed an out of reach dream. Well it does seem to be happening and, […]

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First, may I wish you a happy New Year! I trust that the Christmas season has been one of joy for you as we have celebrated Jesus’ birth. Sadly, I am starting the New Year on a sobering topic – Ebola. Twelve months ago most of you reading this blog would not have heard of […]

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Nigel Ring on December 15th, 2014

An appeal This is unashamedly an appeal for the school children in Guinea. Much has appeared in the press recently about Guinea due to the ebola crisis. I arrived on my most recent visit in April as the outbreak was occurring. Until this devastating news broke most people would not have heard of Guinea or […]

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Nigel Ring on November 20th, 2014

This is the final part of a recent Newsletter, updated as appropriate. Koukoudé, a fishing village Koukoude is a very poor village a few hours from Conakry. Junior and FM, the 2 leaders are under a lot of pressure but they are holding on. They did their 4 first baptisms this year. The school is […]

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Nigel Ring on November 12th, 2014

Nicolas Thebault continues to bring an update on the situation in Guinea. The Church is growing at a steady pace (approximately 30% every year for the past 4 years) Baptisms, baptisms and more baptisms… We passed the threshold of 100 baptisms between September 2010 and June 2014.  There are visitors every Sunday. We have a […]

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Nigel Ring on November 6th, 2014

For many Guinea in West Africa was an unknown nation until recent weeks. Now with the outbreak of ebola it has become headline news across the world. But there has been a Newfrontiers church in Guinea for many years, originating out of the civil war in the 90s and early part of this millennium in […]

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