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Brad and Ruth Biddulph

Brad and Ruth Biddulph

Who: Brad and Ruth Biddulph

Where: Guinea

How long: Since 2011

Principal ministries: Development

Brad is originally from Devon but he and Ruth lived in Oxfordshire for many years. Brad managed construction projects and Ruth worked in the fundraising team of CMS.

They went to Zimbabwe in June 2011 and were based in Bulawayo where they used their skills in construction, fundraising and youth work, to serve with some local charities.

After a year of language study in France, Brad and Ruth relocated to Guinea where they are working within a team exploring opportunities to do; community development work, pre-school work, teaching and training, and outreach to university students.


They have two young children; Ethan and Samuel.


Their home church is Witney Community Church


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Posted: 21/06/2016 - 11:50

Have a read of our latest BMS prayer letter here, and learn about our imminent (temporary) move to Telimele and the dates of our home assignment in the UK.

Posted: 19/06/2016 - 19:25

Quite recently I was asked to help with the design of a safe room for another missionary family. They live only a few hours outside of Labe. Ruth and I didn’t feel as if there was any sort of threat to us, however the organization that sent this family stipulates that a safe room is necessary in any country which could have potential terrorist elements, or the potential for political instability and riots.

We initially thought that this was very odd, but in this age where the threat of terrorism is very real and could strike anywhere I could understand why an organization would ask for such a thing.

Also it’s not something that I’d had much experience with...

Posted: 20/03/2016 - 19:14



Guinea is not really a tourist destination at the moment, the...

Posted: 01/01/2016 - 14:15


It’s often only at the end of a year that we take stock of our lives, look back over things that have gone well and things that have not gone so well, and take the time to be thankful for all the blessings we’ve seen.

At church here in Labe, on the last Sunday of 2015, the pastor started by thanking God that we were all there to see the end of another year, whilst remembering...

Posted: 30/11/2015 - 15:50


It can be hard to put into practice much of the language we are learning simply through greeting people we meet in the street or through interactions in the market. Even when visiting people it can be easy to revert to French, or even just sit quietly (or in awkward silence!!), since we have very little conversational Pular. That's...

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Brad and Ruth will be on home assignment in the UK and available to request as BMS Speakers from 21 January to 10 February and from 20 February to 10 March 2017. Churches wishing to request Brad and Ruth as BMS Speakers should please click on the link to BMS Speakers in the BMS Speakers box on the left hand side of this page and then select the online request form. Please submit your request by 18 July 2016.

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