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Real Heroes – Mary Slessor

What motivated one of the first overseas women missionaries?

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Mary Slessor was born on 2 December 1848 in Gilcomston, Scotland in a poor working class family. The Slessors moved to Dundee where they lived in the slums. Before long, Mary’s father and brothers died of pneumonia, leaving behind only Mary, her mother, and two sisters. […]

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Real Heroes – Sir John Laing

Why would a man give away a fortune?

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John Laing loved being outdoors, especially on the Lakeland Fells. But on this day in September 1909, when he was 30, he was not in the mood for walking. He sat alone on a grassy slope overlooking the Irish Sea with his head in his […]

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Real Heroes – Captain Ernest Gordon

What does it mean to be a real hero?

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The infamous bridge over the River Kwai, also known as the Death Railway, can be found at Kanchanaburi on the Myanmar border. During WW 2, Japan constructed the 250 miles railway line from Ban Pong, Thailand to Thanbyuzayat, Burma. The Japanese wanted the railway line […]

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Feeding of the 5000

Find out what happened when Jesus fed a large crowd of people.

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                              The Bible says that miracles are signposts that point to who Jesus is. In this miracle Jesus fed a large crowd of people with just 5 loaves and 2 fish. […]

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The Jailer’s Wife – a New Testament account

What would it take to change your life?

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Imagine being a jailer and suddenly a huge earthquake shakes all the cell doors open. Imagine your shock when you discover none of the prisoners have escaped but instead they are in their cells singing hymns and praising God. What impact what that have on […]

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Ananias – a story from the early church.

The story of a man's sight restored and a life changed

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How would you feel if you were asked to pray for someone? How would you feel if that man was someone you feared, someone who had been responsible for the death of some of your friends? That is exactly what happened to Ananias when he […]

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Can you prove it? One Christian looks at the evidence for the Christian faith.

God in Creation - The 'Anthropic Principle'

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These pages have been produced by David Couchman MA (Cantab), MSc. The material is taken from the Facing the Challenge course, and is used with permission. Who is not amazed when they look up at the stars? The Bible says: ‘The heavens tell of the […]

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Facing the Issues – crime and punishment

Brian's Story.

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Brian is a Christian. Read his story about his experiences of crime, punishment and redemption  I have experienced both sides of this topic, as a criminal and more recently working for an organisation within the criminal justice system. Since leaving my former life behind I […]

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How is the work of George Müller continued today?

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How is the work of George Müller continued today?

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George Müller was born in Prussia on the 27th September 1805. Müller’s early life was marked with trouble – at the age of 16 he ended up in prison for non payment of bills. This however all changed when at the age of 20 Müller became a […]

Real Heroes – Eric Liddell

Would you sacrifice a promising sports career for your faith?

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Real Heroes – Eric Liddell

Would you sacrifice a promising sports career for your faith?

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‘But now the Lord declares: “Far be it from me! Those who honour me I will honour,”‘      (1 Samuel 2:30). This verse from 1 Samual could be seen as the motivation for Eric Liddell’s life. Scottish athlete, rugby union international player, and missionary, […]

Pray for Schools

What does this organisation do?

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Pray for Schools

What does this organisation do?

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What is the Pray for Schools vision? To bring together people from local churches and those involved in education – parents, pupils, teachers, meals supervisors, Governors and anyone else with a heart for young people – to pray strategically for schools in their area and […]

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Real Heroes – David Nasmith and the Glasgow City Mission

How did this amazing work begin?

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                                             David Nasmith grew up in Glasgow and at the age of 15, he was one of the founders of ‘Youths’ Societies.’  The aim […]

Glasgow City Mission

When a person's world falls apart where can they find help?

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Glasgow City Mission

When a person's world falls apart where can they find help?

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Glasgow City Mission is the world’s first City Mission. Since 1826, it has been showing Christian care to vulnerable adults and children by fighting against poverty and disadvantage in Glasgow. At the heart of Glasgow City Mission is a holistic approach to caring for the […]

Your stories…

How have you used RE:quest?

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Your stories…

How have you used RE:quest?

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We would love to hear your stories about how you are using RE:quest and the great work your students are doing. Please contact us on office@request.org.uk with all your news.

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Cornish Saints – Saint Endelienta, Minver and Cleer

What is important about the saints?

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Saint Endelienta Feast day: 29th April Saint Endelienta was a daughter of King Brychan, who settled in Saint Endellion and taught the Christian faith. Two nearby wells are named after her. Wells were a source of water used for baptism and other religious purposes. Saint Endelienta’s altar […]