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Dave and Michele Mahon

Dave and Michele Mahon

Who: Dave and Michele Mahon

Where: Peru

How long: Since 2016

Principal ministries: Church


The Mahon family will train at IMC before going to Peru as part of the long-term programme. They will be based in Iquitos and join with the Loreto Association of Baptist Churches as they look to implement a sustainability plan over the coming years. They will be involved in teaching and curriculum development at the Nauta Integral Mission Training Centre, and they’ll also support the running of the centre. Dave and Michele are both Baptist ministers, and have served at Brockley Baptist Church in south-east London for four years. Dave and Michele have three children: Jonathan who is five, Ruth who is two and Phoebe who is one.

Posted: 14/05/2017 - 19:56

Trust me; hiring a car for a long journey is well worth it! This is what we decided to do this weekend; we arrived in Harrogate at 8:30pm, on Friday evening having driven up from Birmingham after school. We had quite a straightforward journey with one refreshment stop and only minor delays. We stayed at The Old Swan Hotel in the centre of the city, and were impressed with the facilities and service there. The children loved their section of the family room-quite spacious, so lots of room for playing! After a bath, story, prayer and a good night’s sleep (with the obligatory visit to the bar for the adults), we were ready to enjoy the first session at the Harrogate Conference Centre.

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Posted: 17/04/2017 - 19:29

I am writing this post seated here in the library at the International Mission Centre. As I reflect on this month, I can truly say a lot has happened. I can confirm, our formal training has now been completed. Thankfully both Michele and I have passed. The last week of was a break from the normal rhythm of formal training. The week gave us the opportunity as a team to spend time reflecting and preparing spiritually for the journey ahead. Each activity challenged me in different ways, everything from walking and praying in the woods to Irish dancing!

There was a specific morning which was extremely tedious for me. Our task was to make a book cover out of cardboard. In the...

Posted: 23/03/2017 - 16:22

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Posted: 24/01/2017 - 11:59

I had the opportunity of attending my first Spanish Speaking church service last Sunday. Iglesia Misionera Evangélica meets at St. James, an Anglican Church located at Muswell Hill, London.

The church is situated in a very busy location in the town, amongst numerous shops, pubs and restaurants. The building dates back to the early 20th century, a very big and grand place, both inside and out.


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Posted: 09/12/2016 - 10:30

Michele and I were privileged to have an informal chat with Samuel Escobar, a leading Latin American theologian and Missiologist.

Samuel was one of the twelve speakers this year’s Catalyst Live 2016. Prior to him speaking in Birmingham, we were able grab a little time in the evening with him here at IMC.

In our preparation for our Mission to Peru next year, I’ve had a chance to read a few of books on Integral mission, including his book, ‘The New Global Mission.’ Escobar’s takes integral mission in a more challenging direction. Instead of excluding both religious and political structures, he looks at the Latin-American regions influence of the...

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14th May 2017
New Blog entry "Baptist Assembly, May 13-14" added
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27th April 2017
New Letter "April 2017" added
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17th April 2017
New Blog entry "It is finished…well almost!" added
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23rd March 2017
New Blog entry "Reflection on Psalms 8" added
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24th January 2017
New Blog entry "Mind your Language!" added
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9th December 2016
New Blog entry "An evening with Samuel Escobar" added
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22nd November 2016
New Blog entry "My Week at IMC" added
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26th September 2016
New Letter "September 2016" added
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21st September 2016
New Blog entry "The Roaming African" added
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