Changing Lives and Communities for Christ – Victorian Style.
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Changing Lives and Communities for Christ – Victorian Style.

From: “Far and Near: Notes of the Month,” Sunday At Home 1902-1903, pages 137-138 Casting Out Devils In Birmingham [p.137] ST. LAURENCE PARISH, Birmingham, is not an attractive spot; a death-rate of forty per thousand, and a reputation for ruffianism and rowdyism, have given it a character unenviable. It is here that policemen go two and…

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Dr Barnardo’s Pub Ministry

How a notorious Gin-Palace became a Mission Hall and Community Centre as a result of the work of Dr Barnardo. A fascinating contemporary account. Anonymous “The Story of a Coffee Palace,” Sunday at Home 990 (April 19, 1873): 262-264.