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Christmas but not as we know it - in the latest edition of Direction magazine

In this new edition of Direction magazine: Church at your service! How churches across the nation are serving in person, online and in the community. Plus drive-in church success and the amazing lockdown stories of Elim churches.

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Direction Magazine Christmas 2020

Take a look at the stories featured inside the latest issue of Direction Magazine.

EDITORIAL
Chris Cartwright – Get Christmas on track

WORSHIP IN A PANDEMIC
How Elim Sound’s Suzanne Hanna spent time in the pandemic resourcing churches

NEWS from Elim and the wider church

ALL RISE AT REGENTS!
Everything had to change at Elim’s college, but student numbers are on the up

FESTIVE FACTS YOU NEVER KNEW

CHRISTMAS PRAYER GUIDE
Sarah Whittleston’s guide helps you focus on God, families, friends and communities

CHRISTMAS – NOT AS WE KNOW IT
Every Elim church and member has a role in Elim’s biggest ever Christmas outreach

LIFE AFTER LOCKDOWN
Three Aspire team members look back at a year of lockdown and ‘holy uncertainty’

MAKING WAVES FOR 42 YEARS
Don Stephens explains what inspired him to set up Mercy Ships four decades ago

MY PLAN FOR THE INCARNATION
Jesus’ birth would have been very different if Lyndon Bowring was in charge of the plans!

PRIVILEGE AND RESPONSIBILITY
James Glass reveals what it’s like to take over as Elim Regional Leader in a pandemic

LEADING IN A CRISIS
Phil Loose discusses the challenges he faced leading Spring Harvest during Covid-19

ELIM LEADS WAY IN PANDEMIC
Executive Director Olivia Amartey’s NHS background helped Elim plan for change

COVID CAN’T BEAT CHRISTMAS
It’s time to get a fresh understanding of Christmas, writes Gordon Allan

FOUR MISSIONAL LESSONS
If we want to be effective in mission, it will cost us something, says Iain Hesketh

“DON’T TELL ME IT CAN’T BE DONE”
We talk to Ray Barnett, founder of African Children’s Choir and Friends in the West

THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT
Being small is never an obstacle to doing something big for God, says Gary Gibbs

I NOW LOVE THE BOOK I HATED
Danielle Gault heads the Word for Today team at UCB... a publication she once hated

MIKE’S CHRISTMAS EMPORIUM
Phil Weaver’s short story about the place where you can buy anything – almost!

BOOK CLUB

ANSWERS with Andrew Fadoju

AND FINALLY with John Lancaster

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Direction Magazine is the official Elim magazine that provides inspiration, vision and teaching from the wider Christian community. It is a must-read for everyone involved in Elim and beyond. There are also real-life stories of members around the UK and the latest news from Elim.

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