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PARTNERSHIP IN MISSION – PRESS RELEASE

What does the future of the UK church look like? What is the black majority church and how does it feature in the bigger picture? How is it partnering in mission with the wider UK church? What dynamic is created … Continue reading

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Leaders of Britain’s Black Majority churches urge the government to rethink its same-sex proposals (Press Release)

NATIONAL CHURCH LEADERS FORUM PRESS RELEASE Statement for immediate release 5 February 2013 Leaders of Britain’s Black Majority churches urge the government to rethink its same-sex proposals On the day of the government’s second reading of the bill in Parliament … Continue reading

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History and Diversity of Black Majority Churches (BMCs) in London

The history of Black Majority Churches in London is very phenomenal because within a short period of 60 years they have grown from rejection to influence, that is, from Windrush to Jesus House! Their historical development is rich and diverse … Continue reading

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Church Unity: What happened after ACEA?

Since around the 1970s till the present, there have been various organisations or agencies working towards partnership between black and white Churches. The first of such was the founding of the Zebra Project in 1975 by Paul Charman, a Methodist … Continue reading

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Black Church Leaders respond to FSA Censure of Rev Carmel Jones and The Pentecostal Credit Union (Press Statement 16 November 2012)

The National Church Leaders Forum (NCLF) has expressed support for the Reverend Carmel Jones and The Pentecostal Credit Union (TPCU) after the Financial Services Authority (FSA) publically censured them for issuing loans worth £1.2 million under its members’ names but … Continue reading

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Philip Mohabir: An Apostle to Britain

One of the pioneers of the Black Church in Britain is the late Philip Mohabir. His immense contribution to the Christian landscape in Britain and other parts of the world is unparalleled.  Philip is like one of those great Church … Continue reading

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Offering time is Blessing time!

Offering time is blessing time! Is one of the strap line used during the collection of offering in some of the African Churches. As someone whose Christian roots is in African Pentecostalism, my understanding of this statement is that giving … Continue reading

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Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) presence within British Historic Churches

The phenomenon of Reverse Missions, that is, Africans, Asians and South Americans doing mission in Europe and North America is becoming well documented. PHDs are being written as I write this, books are also being published and careers have been … Continue reading

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Dismantling the Social Divide (Multiculturalism in the Church Context – Radio Interview)

In this radio interview on Saturday 2nd of June, I reflected on my journey of coming as a missionary to Britain. I was going to plant a Nigerian Pentecostal Church but then left that project to get involved with a … Continue reading

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The First African Pentecostal Church in Europe (1906-Present)

The year 2006 marks the centenary celebrations of the first African Pentecostal Church in Britain. This Church, now known as Sureway International Christian Ministries, was founded by the late Rev. Thomas Kwame Brem-Wilson around 1906. The year 1906 is very … Continue reading

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