Nigel Ring on August 16th, 2017

Terry Virgo’s first church plant On August 21st 1977 sixty-five of us met in the Bar Lounge of Clair Hall, Haywards Heath, at the launch meeting of the Mid Sussex Christian Fellowship, the first church that Terry Virgo planted. House groups had been meeting in five locations around Sussex for the previous few years. These started in […]

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From time to time I have published interviews with the various men leading the new apostolic spheres following the transition of the Newfrontiers family of churches in 2011 from one to multiple spheres. Here I talk with Mike Betts who leads the sphere ‘Relational Mission’. We were able to have a discussion about what his vision is […]

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Nigel Ring on September 22nd, 2016

Relational Mission Relational Mission is the sphere of churches within the Newfrontiers family led by Mike Betts. It carries Prayer, Mission and God’s heart for the poor in its DNA. In this short interview Julia Miller shares on some of these aspects of Mike’s sphere of ministry. Prayer Through an exciting initiative, Enough, churches across […]

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Nigel Ring on April 7th, 2015

Following the recent massacre in Garissa I was in touch with Edward Buria, based in Meru, who leads an apostolic sphere within the Newfrontiers family. Knowing how, with the growth of Newfrontiers, some find it hard to keep in touch with what is going on in other apostolic spheres I thought you might like to […]

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Nigel Ring on May 27th, 2014

Not yet halfway through the drought… A few weeks ago I publicised the drought that was being experienced in Turkana, North Kenya, together with the impact Edward Buria and the Newfrontiers churches were making to help in alleviating the situation. I have just received this update. The situation continues to be very serious. No rain […]

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Nigel Ring on March 23rd, 2014

On March 7th BBC News reported ‘The Turkana region in northern Kenya is facing one of the worst droughts in living memory with more than 1m people in need of food aid’. The situation is very serious. Edward Buria, who oversees the Newfrontiers churches in Kenya, agrees. He has launched an appeal for a further […]

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Nigel Ring on February 18th, 2014

While we, in the UK, are battling widespread flooding our brothers and sisters in northern Kenya are being impacted by the worst drought for many years. Edward Buria, who oversees the Newfrontiers churches in Kenya and has an amazing track record of bringing much needed help to the tribal groups over recent years as they […]

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Nigel Ring on March 4th, 2013

I have recently returned from a visit to Kenya (3 days) and Burundi (7 days). Kenya The Kenya visit was a ‘stop over’ to visit the Newfrontiers church in the Gachie slum on the edge of Nairobi. Arriving in time for their Sunday service I was quickly caught up in the energetic worship of their […]

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Nigel Ring on February 19th, 2013

Elections I have never before used my blog as a vehicle to urge prayer but as I write this I am in Nairobi and am aware of tension in the air. It is in the run up to the Presidential Election and there is a growing sense of apprehension as Election Day approaches on March […]

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Nigel Ring on August 21st, 2012

I am taking the liberty of passing on the details of an email I have received from Rob Williams who leads the Finance Team in the Fulham Office. He and I travelled to Kenya in January. It seems the crisis brought on by drought continues. The following text messages have been sent by Edward Buria […]

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