Apathy in the UK: do we care enough to tell others about Jesus?

How can we be bolder and more effective in sharing the gospel? Successful evangelists and BMS World Mission workers Ben Francis and Chris Duffett share their expertise. This article is from the new engage magazine by BMS world mission. When it comes to evangelism, Ben Francis and Chris Duffett know a thing or two. Ben…

Expect Great Things From God

This article first appeared on the Baptist Union web site which you can see here. I was invited to answer questions in my children’s school yesterday on why I am a Baptist minister and what it is like serving as President of the BUGB. I wasn’t expecting it, but most of the questions turned out to be…

Carey the pioneer

Day four in Kolkata and I’m in bed feeling a bit grim. I had way too much sun yesterday and got somewhat frazzled as we visited the village… However I still managed to take most of today to visit the place that William Carey established a college in 1818. I didn’t realise that Carey first…

Remote village community gather to hear good news

Day 3 in Kolkata India and I’m reflecting on a day like no other. I joined BMS world mission action team and a whole pile of guests (above) to visit a remote village where Christians hadn’t ventured before. A three hour drive along battered up pot holed roads to where the boat which is used…

Praying for the sick in Kolkata

Day 2 of my visit in Kolkata… I spoke today at a service for a few minutes at ‘Big Life’ and had an interpreter who translated into Hindi. I invited people to come for prayer at the end of the service for healing… I thought that maybe one or two people might but I was…

Praying for the sick in Kolkata

Day 2 of my visit in Kolkata… I spoke today at a service for a few minutes at ‘Big Life’ and had an interpreter who translated into Hindi. I invited people to come for prayer at the end of the service for healing… I thought that maybe one or two people might but I was…