ACBM 2015: The Year in Review

The work of the Asia-Pacific Bible Mission continues apace. Our overseas brothers and sisters, our field workers and the many brothers and sisters involved in the support work of the ACBM have been exceptionally busy over the last twelve months. But without the support of the angels of our God nothing would have been achieved.…

Cyclone Winston wreaks havoc in Fiji

What began as a tropical depression on 7 February turned into the second strongest severe tropical cyclone recorded in the world (the strongest ever recorded was super typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines in 2013). Gaining strength, severe tropical cyclone Winston became a Category 5 with winds of over 217 mph (350 kph) and made…

Bartimaeus finds a place of its own

The Bartimaeus Resource Centre for the Visually Impaired (BRCVI), or Barty as it is affectionately known, is a Christadelphianfunded project which provides training and accommodation facilities for blind and partially-sighted young men and women. Students here gain the opportunity to spend a year developing the necessary skills to function confidently and independently in society. They…

Third class passenger

Having travelled to Sri Lanka several times between 1987 and 1998, I thought it was time to go again. There have been quite a few changes since my last visit. The civil war which had crippled the country for 30 years had ceased and reconstruction was well underway. And there is now an ecclesia in…