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James and Ruth are based in Delhi, India where they are seeking to develop existing BMS work there. They are currently in a period of language study, and will be involved in some of the many community-focused needs in the city. Before starting their training at IMC in September 2017, Ruth was Senior Minister at Thornhill Baptist Church and James was a Branch Manager and Advisor for Frontline Debt Advice. The Neves have two grown-up children and one grandchild.
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  • 25 Mar 2019
    Waste not, want not…
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 12:00 on Mar 25th, 2019
    I never cease to be amazed by the thrift and ingenuity of the Indian people. As part of our Basic Tailoring Course our Master Tailor asked me to demonstrate how we make garments in the UK. In front of 22 sets of interested eyes I laid out the pattern pieces, lined them up with the fabric grain, s
  • 26 Nov 2018
    A stitch in time . . .
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 14:54 on Nov 26th, 2018
    It felt like a long time coming – but the past four weeks have sped by since we started our basic tailoring course. We love it – and we’re not alone! Having got the green flag from the District TB Office we have been gathering at Francis Girls’ Senior Secondary School from 2.
  • 12 Oct 2018
    Have you come across a BHAG?
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 06:07 on Oct 12th, 2018
    We have! BHAG does not refer to the phonetic sound of the Hindi word for “tiger” (although we indeed hope to come across tigers at some time during our time in India). BHAG is an acronym coined in the 1990s for a Big Hairy Audacious Goal. The government of India has a BHAG. They plan to eliminat
  • 28 Sep 2018
    The Search for Church
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 08:33 on Sep 28th, 2018
    We haven’t really had to do this for 25 years! Ever since I left Spurgeon’s College where I trained as a Baptist minister, and then Ruth subsequently completed her training for ministry at both London Bible College and Regents Park College, Oxford, the process of becoming a part of a church for
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  • 30 May 2018
    Introducing Ruth
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 13:07 on May 30th, 2018
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    Introducing James
    Posted by James and Ruth Neve at 12:54 on May 30th, 2018

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