No.33 – God’s blessing us; New teams and languages; Pakistan, Malaysia; CIO – YES!!!

We now rejoice in 5 easylanguages that have finished in Ethiopia and a similar number in India – Manipur and Nagaland – also Punjabi, newly starting in Pakistan will , of course, work in India, too.
We British did much good in the world, but have much to apologise for, as well.
It’s great that the mistakes of European empires are now, at last, being acknowledged in our schools, universities and slavery museums.
It’s very helpful that Kang-San Tan the new leader of the Baptist Missionary Society for Europe has contacted friends in Malaysia suggesting that we move forward in 3 languages there too. Please pray that this nation may open up again to own it’s own copyrights.

We still wait for Barclay’s Bank UK to agree to work with our new Charitable Incorporated Organisation;
so that British donors can add 25% in reclaimed tax.

We cannot then send this money to countries mentioned on our government website – https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/financial-sanctions-regime-specific-consolidated-lists-and-releases

The waiting time has not been completely wasted – as it helps me to understand individual motives.
I hope to publish an updated list of leaders soon.

The featured photo is of printing out booklets in Kampala by Kia Moses.

STOP PRESS ON FRIDAY 20TH OCTOBER – PRAISE GOD WHO IS FAITHFUL – BARCLAYS BANK HAVE JUST TOLD ME THAT THEY WILL PROCESS OUT CIO – NUMBERS SOON FOR GIFT AID

No.32 – Fasting Wed 6th September; CIO and more nations; Children’s work in UK; easySpanish

Dear friends – please pray for our application for a bank account for our Charitable Incorporated is soon successful as we reach out to even more nations and languages.

We’ve a good contact for easySpanish in Lima, Peru – the featured photo is from my friends in Indonesia.

Because of the strong leadership of Revd Khupkam Vaiphei in Manipur, India we’re hoping to strengthen our ministry in Asia – already in neighbouring Nagaland ….

Graham and Suzie are helping me to consider new ways of reaching out to children and young people in Flint and Holyhead, North Wales.
We’re trying new ideas of DOING CHURCH; karaoke for adults in pubs; parties and dancing classes and artwork for children – to get them away from spending all day on their tablets and i-phones. And introduce Christ afresh to all ages.

Thanks for your prayers!

No.31 – Manipur & Nagaland, India; Ethiopia; Bangor Anglican Diocese and easyAteso for Uganda; PRIDES

Pastor Vaiphei is shown in the featured image speaking to a Conference about easyVaiphei.
He has wonderfully started about 4 new easylanguages in Manipur plus one from adjacant Nagaland – and is reaching out to find volunteers for Hindi. New Indian contacts on Facebook are also offering Telugu, Tamil and even languages from Malaysia.

Pastor Henok from Ethiopia is doing as well with about 4 new languages including Tigrinya.
The Anglican Diocese of Bangor in North Wales is soon to contact friends in Uganda needing easyAteso gospel booklets from Bp Isaac’s friend Nashon Makaya.

As easyBibles.com is moving towards affirming ‘gay’ people (although not all our teams agree with me) – i rejoiced on Saturday 19th and yesterday in attending Chester and Manchester Prides. I made new friends important to our work.

More news soon on fasting Wed September 6th.

No.30 – Sorry missed Fasting Wed; Facebook; CIO prayers

Sorry friends to miss Fasting Wednesday as i was so busy learning how to use Facebook. This has proved very profitable as today i was able to recruit 6 new volunteers from different parts of Uganda. And now that i’m 76 and take ten tablets every day to keep me alive – i eat less but regularly. So fasting is different. But i promise to do a Fasting Wed message for September 6th.

Please pray for Monday August 14th when we present our documents to the helpful staff at Barclay’s Bank, Bangor, North Wales. We now hope for this bank to start processing our funds – sometime in September.

More news soon.

No.29 – CIO latest; Kia & Narcisse; Camp Rhino; CLUSTERS; f/b ‘Open House’; Somali

Please keep praying for our new CIO! We’re currently hindered by trustees on summer holidays needing to fill in forms – but we’re nearly there.
We rejoice that Kia Moses has agreed to be i/c of easyBibles for Kampala assisted by his friend Kabaale Benard – both are students at St Lawrence’s University.
Kia was for 4 months staying at Camp Rhino near Arua in North Uganda where he met Narcisse Bakouroua. They became good friends and Narcisse has kindly agreed to lead easyBibles in this large refugee camp. Camp Rhino will soon become a leading place for easyBibles. Already French, Lingala, Sango, Dinka and Bari have started there. It is in many ways a sad place – perhaps we can do a little to cheer it up. Please see – http://refugeelawproject.org/resources/briefing-notes-and-special-reports/15-sprpts-access-2-justice/54-refugees-in-rhino-camp-refugee-settlement-and-arua-town

Bp Isaac Makhoka aims to visit both Kampala and Camp Rhino later this year.

CLUSTERS :
1. Manipur, India – Revd Khupkam Vaiphei – as well as doing his own language has inspired teams to start Thado kuki and Simte languages. The featured photo shows his son Lianneilun delivering a Kindle Fire tablet to a new friend doing a new easylanguage.
2. Ethiopia – Pastor Henok Estifanos has not only worked very well doing easyAmharic and tidying (helped by Tewodros) Luke in Oromo – but encouraged Yohanni to flourish with easyKembatta and Tsega’ab with easyTigrinia.
3. Kenya – Bp Isaac has finished an exciting New Testament in easySwahili for Kenya – is working quickly through Lukhayo and Marachi is also encouraging Ekegusii, Dholuo, Somali, Ateso, Bukusu, Lunyala, Ekegusii, Lunyole, Wanga…..

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Facebook ‘Open House’ – please see and join if you wish this gay-affirming public group – but please read the pinned post first – link is — https://www.facebook.com/groups/1548117105220996/

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Thanks for praying for our brave European missionary friends in N W Kenya as national elections draw nearer. Click on DONATIONS about(SIM UK) TO HELP THEM AND PLEASE PRAY. Recent message from them : ‘ We feel the Lord is protecting us with His army’. They are working to find volunteers to help Bp Isaac with easySomali. Bp Isaac met them recently in Kijabe, Kenya.
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So we rejoice that easyBibles is at last reaching the poorest nations – Central African Republic (Sango) and Somalia. Praise God – He is faithful.

No.28 – New Church Holiday Club/Parties; new CIO almost ready; my new f/b group ‘Open House’

We are doing 2 Tuesday afternoon holiday club/parties in the first 2 weeks of the summer holidays as part of an effort to launch our new Gay-Affirming Church in Connah’s Quay, North Wales. These will be led by ‘Cookie’ who recently entertained children and families for the afternoon at the Mold Carnival. He and his wife Donna are well known locally – with their many talents. I was privileged on May 5th – the day i returned from Africa – to bless their marriage in the Gladstone Park, Hawarden.

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Barclay’s Bank, Bangor have nearly finished processing our application for our new CIO. Please pray for final form-filling and credit checks. We have some hard-working volunteers in Africa and India deserving funds for printing and bus fares and Kindle Fire tablets – as the work is rapidly expanding. But this CIO will NOT be sending funds to nations banned by the UK Government – please see :

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/financial-sanctions-regime-specific-consolidated-lists-and-releases

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My new gay-affirming f/b group ‘Open House’ already has over 40 international members – it’s at
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1548117105220996/ – please email me to join – but please note that i shall block anyone using this group to seek funds or visas. Please read the pinned post carefully.

i’ve had a busy but enjoyable 2 months since i returned from Africa as you can see – but the biggest encouragement has comf from new heroes in Africa and Asia. S America soon too – i hope. More in next update.