The Oldham Chronicle printed a positive article about our work with Iranian people. You can read the full article here.
It opens with these words:
Tucked away in Glodwick is a church so small you don’t even notice it.
Bethel Church, a gospel-centred evangelical church in Waterloo Street, has all the usual activities one would expect in churches today: prayer meetings, Sunday services, after-school activities and so on.
But what makes the place so intriguing is that it is home to a very diverse congregation, especially a growing Iranian Christian community fleeing from persecution.
And happily closes with these ones from one of our Iranian members:
I found Christianity a more peaceful religion. It is totally different from Islam. Jesus didn’t fight for power or government. He didn’t want anything for himself. Jesus gave me peace.
Do read the whole thing if you get a minute. Access the article at the Oldham Chronicle Website.