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I had never been in Donacloney until last Tuesday evening.

Wikipedia tells me some interesting facts about this village in County Down, N. Ireland:

Donaghcloney or Donacloney (from Irish: Domhnach Cluana, meaning “church of the meadow”) is a small village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies on the River Lagan between Lurgan and Dromore. In the 2001 Census it had a population of 972.

Donaghcloney is a typical Ulster village linked to the Irish linen industry since 1742. The most recent Ewart Liddell company was formed in 1973 by a merger between William Ewart and Sons … and William Liddell and Company… Their factory was the biggest Irish linen, Jacquard weaving company in Ireland, and made the linen for the RMS Titanic.

I was there last Tuesday evening invited by Adrian Moffett, the minister of Donacloney Presbyterian Church, to talk about Bible translation and mission at their Tuesday Fellowship. I don’t know about them, but I drove home very encouraged by their reactions, their words and their prayers after my talk.

Donacloney Presbyterian Church

Donacloney Presbyterian Church

It was a pleasure to share stories with them about the impact of prayer and Bible translation on people’s lives and on God’s mission to his world.

The story about Elvis…

The story about the Irishman who prayed

The story about Bai Laurent

The story that all Christians are part of as we make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them all that Jesus has taught us through his living and written Word…

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