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Lockdown in London deepened my faith

Living alone in London may not have been what he dreamed about, but Chelsea’s Christian Pulisic says it has driven him closer to God

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Direction Magazine
April 2021

The Really Good News about new initiative!

Elim’s new online mission programme could be the biggest evangelistic outreach we’ve ever done, says national evangelist Mark Greenwood. As we gear up for Easter, he gives the lowdown on the campaign

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Direction Magazine
April 2021

It's the gospel of liberation, not renovation

When Jesus was 30 he went to the prison of sin, and knocked on the door. Satan opened that little window and said, “What do you want?” Jesus told him: “I have come to set the captives free!” A sermon by the late Reinhard Bonnke

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Direction Magazine
April 2021

The mystery of Skull Hill

Skull Hill is a rocky hill rising just outside the north wall of Jerusa-lem, not far from the Damascus Gate. It was given that name because of the striking resemblance to a human skull appearing on the weather-beaten formation of its southern face.

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April 2021

A decade of mission

With an Easter evangelism programme, the Elim Leaders Summit and a renewed call to mission, General Superintendent Chris Cartwright outlines Elim’s plans for 2021 and beyond

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April 2021

Big Challenges Issued At Online Conference

Elim’s first online theological conference examines how our understanding of the ‘End Times’ shapes our view of mission

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April 2021

The Work Of Missionaries In Lockdown

When lockdown brought Ian and Katie Moore’s mission work in Macedonia to a halt, they used the time to seek a refined vision for reaching their local area. They told Chris Rolfe their story

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April 2021

God Sets The Example Of Adoption...

Many people have ruled themselves out for fostering or adoption when the system would rule them in, explains Krish Kandiah

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April 2021

How Nurse Helped Acid Attack Model Find Faith

Katie Piper explains how a life-changing incident changed her life in more ways than she expected as she recovered in hospital

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April 2021

‘Imagine Everyone On This Planet Is Your Equal'

David Beasley, Executive Director of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning UN World Food Programme, reveals the words his work is founded on

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April 2021

Building One Million Prayers Brick by Brick

Thanks a million says Elim member Michelle Heritage for new role finding answers to prayer!

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February - March 2021

My ‘total faith' in Jesus

Famed for his role as Hercule Poirot, actor David Suchet is also a Christian, writes David Littlewood…

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February - March 2021

Nurseries are a real lesson in reaching communities

As the largest registered provider of church-based childcare in the UK, Elim nurseries have a huge impact on their communities. Jemma Maslen told Chris Rolfe the full story

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February - March 2021

Missionary Academy launch a big success

Elim Missions launched the exciting Missionary Academy last year, which combines online video training content with discipleship and practical preparation.

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February - March 2021

We have a mandate to be God's agents of change

Direction caught up with Dominic and Catherine De Souza, who chair Elim’s new Justice Forum

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February - March 2021

It's easy to be comfortable in church each week, but there's a world outside that's hurting

When Phil Worthington at-tended a seminar asking what the church would look like post-crisis he came away with two different questions.

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February - March 2021

I prayed on my return to footy TV role

Simon Thomas is holding onto hope after the loss of his wife Gemma

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February - March 2021

‘We are so amazed at what God did last year'

Pakistan is a tough place to be a Christian, but Hanoch and Christina Munir are working to spread the gospel through social transformation projects and church planting

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February - March 2021

12 months our church will never forget...

When Steve Robinson at Elim Bewdley felt the Lord tell him to dream bigger he never expected to live the vision out by supporting his town through a flood and a pandemic

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February - March 2021

Lockdown Opens Up Opportunities For Church

The pandemic has given Elim Church Northampton the chance to transform its relationship with the community. Chris Rolfe reports

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February - March 2021

Man who has made waves for 42 years!

Peter Wooding caught up with Don Stephens to find out how he pioneered the work of Mercy Ships following a life-changing encounter with Mother Teresa, who asked him three questions...

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Direction Magazine
Christmas 2020

I'm now responsible for the publication I used to hate...

Danielle Gault would get angry with her mum when she gave her copies of Word for Today – but she now heads the team that prints it

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Christmas 2020

I feel a sense of privilege and of responsibility!

What’s it like taking over as an Elim Regional Leader in the midst of a pandemic and the Christmas season? James Glass is finding out

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Direction Magazine
Christmas 2020

You have to move faster when leading in a crisis

A new job, a major event transitioned online and an events company to grow in a pandemic – it’s been a dramatic year for Phil Loose. Essential Christian’s CEO discusses the changing face of Spring Harvest

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Christmas 2020

Life after lockdown...

Three Aspire team members look back at a year of ‘holy uncertainty’

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Christmas 2020

Don't tell me it can't be done!

The African Children’s Choir has visited a number of Elim churches, but Covid travel restrictions have meant a quieter year for founder Ray Barnett. Peter Wooding talked to him

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Christmas 2020

It's going to be different,but we need to adopt...

Life at Regents is all about social distancing and support bubbles but student numbers have increased despite lockdown

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Christmas 2020

Elim at the forefront of response to pandemic

When Covid-19 struck, churches were plunged into an uncharted sea of new legislation. But a background in emergency planning for the NHS meant Elim’s Executive Director Olivia Amartey was ideally placed to guide them through it. She spoke to Chris Rolfe

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Christmas 2020

4 missional lessons to learn from Christ

If we want to be effective in mission, it will cost us something, says Iain Hesketh. We must listen more than we speak, and serve more than we are served

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Christmas 2020

12-day Christmas

How do you pray during a Covid Christmas? Creatively, daily, with a focus on God, our families, friends and our local communities, says Elim’s national prayer leader Sarah Whittleston

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Christmas 2020

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