Welcome to Echoes. We are a mission service organisation, based in Bath, UK. We exist to advance the work of mission globally and see individuals and communities impacted by the Gospel.  We do this by partnering with local churches, cross-cultural mission workers, and indigenous people whose ultimate goal is to proclaim God's love in Christ and demonstrate this through loving service by a variety of means in different circumstance across the world.

 

  • Pakistan

    Pakistan

    Pakistan was carved out of the Indian subcontinent and achieved independence in 1947. It became a homeland for Muslim people, while India was set aside for Hindus. Amid bitter communal bloodshed it is estimated that 14 million Hindus, Muslims and Sikhs were displaced during the partition, described as, ‘the largest mass migration in human history’.

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  • Alcalá de Henares

    Alcalá de Henares

    by Ken Barrett

    Alcalá de Henares is a city to the north-east of Madrid and dates back to Roman times. Its medieval streets and central university are accepted by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) as part of the ‘cultural heritage of mankind’. However, beyond the restored centre which attracts tourists, there is a large, rundown city of 200,000 people with a sizeable immigrant population, struggling with economic recession and spiritual darkness.

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  • Niger

    Niger

    by Nate Bramsen, with Justin Gauvain and Jonathan Hayes

    Though many have no idea of Niger’s geographical location and even confuse it with Nigeria, God is doing a powerful work in one of the world’s often forgotten nations. He is assembling a team of workers with a vision and heart for the people of Niger, specifically the children, and exciting things are happening.

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  • Unreached Tribes of Peru

    Unreached Tribes of Peru

    by Peter Hocking

    The apostle Paul had the strategy of taking the gospel ‘where Christ was not known’ (Rom. 15:20). Similarly in this article we will consider as ‘unreached’ any tribe that does not have an evangelical church of any kind.

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  • Portrait of a Street Child

    Portrait of a Street Child

    How do you understand the lives of millions of children who make the streets their home? In Zambia, the lives of some hang in the balance, with potential predators everywhere. Children are no longer safe. The media report cases of violence and abuse against them and yet these children have no voice.

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Tunisia

Following the death of 38 people in Tunisia, 12 suspects have now been arrested in connection with the shooting. Although one gunman was responsible for the attack, others are thought to have trained with him in Libya. Islamic State have claimed it was responsible for the attack.

Colombia

Heavy rains in north-Colombia have caused a landslide killing over 50 people. Rescue teams and members of the community have begun the search in the rubble in the attempt to find survivors.

Iraq

Islamic State (IS) militants have captured the city of Ramadi in Iraq. An estimated 25,000 people have fled the city and attempts are currently being made to retake the city from IS.

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Mission News from around the globe

Hidden People

There are groups of people and areas of the world that have never heard of Christ or of His love for them. During 2015 the Echoes magazine is focusing on opportunities to reach these hidden people and exploring how the church is growing among these communities. 

FirstServe

 

 

FirstServe is a unique discipleship and missions programme, primarily for 18-25 year-olds on a gap year, or those with a shorter time available. Looking to make a difference on your gap year? Visit: www.first-serve.org.uk

Prayer

Echoes mission workers are based in different countries all around the world, committing their lives full time to God, and are involved in a variety of projects to show His love to the communities in which they live. Please visit our Latest News page to follow weekly updates on how you can be praying specifically for these workers.

Echoes eShop

The Echoes eShop offers a variety of resources to give a greater understanding of mission and the work of God on a global scale. To purchase mission orientated books, DVDs or CDs, please visit our Resources page.  

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