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"That's My Church"

Posted: Apr 11, 2012

Please click the link below and read the article by my former colleague in the UK, Sian Murray Williams: Sian and I worked together in my early years with the Baptist Missionary Society before she ...

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Now I lay me down to sleep...

Posted: Mar 30, 2012

Wednesday night, intrepid Northern colleagues, students, and alumni lay themselves down in hope of at least a little sleep outside the new  restaurant immediately opposite the seminary entrance on Butterfield Road.  Here’s how the ...

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Age has its Privileges

Posted: Feb 02, 2012

Alison and I were minding our business, returning to the car with our purchases from the supermarket.  A young lady – with some friends nearby – approached.  She was very polite: “Would you mind if I had my photograph ...

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Greetings for Christmas

Posted: Dec 15, 2011

My warmest wishes for Christmas to all friends of Northern Seminary. More and more I am learning how many friends we have!  I find Northern graduates and former staff all across the United States and even beyond its shores.  For example ...

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Rome and ministry in a tough world

Posted: Oct 26, 2011

Some cities can be identified from just a few photos.  Rome usually needs only one.  For some it’s the Coliseum: for others it’s the Vatican.  And they are only the beginning of a long list of significant buildings in ...

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