Biographical

My Friend Suri Williams

A Tribute by Ajith Fernando 15th January 2018 On 13th January 2018 at the age of at the age of seventy-one, Suriyakumaran Williams went to be with the Master he had served so faithfully and lovingly. He had battled Alzheimer’s disease for eight years. MY FRIEND And I lost a friend of fifty years. We …

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Bishop Jack Dain

7th April 2005   Mrs. Hester Dain,   Dear Hester,   I have been hit by a nasty flu, and one of the few things I could do was to read in bed. I read your Jack’s Memoirs fully. It was so very refreshing and encouraging and healthgiving–a breath of fresh air amidst a …

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Brian Blacker Tribute

TO   BRIAN BLACKER   With gratitude to God for over four decades of involvement with Youth for Christ, Sri Lanka    You helped shape a culture of biblical thinking, integrity, discipling and creativity   Your friendship, counsel and prayers helped keep us close to God’s will and ways   FROM   THE GRATEFUL …

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Verlyn Verbrugge

Verlyn was more than what a writer could hope for. Brilliantly knowledgeable, graciously caring to ensure that the author’s intentions were honoured and persevering in preserving the authors style of writing. He worked on two of my books and I am so grateful that he devoted his gifts to the calling of enhancing the …

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Carl Henry Tribute

6th April 1999   The Editors, Christianity Today.   Dear friends,   I was delighted to see the tribute to Dr. Carl F. H. Henry in your January 11th issue which arrived here only a few days ago. I know this is late, but I thought I must write something about Dr. Henry.   …

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Victor Manogarom

September 2009   VICTOR MANOGAROM Guileless Evangelist   By Ajith Fernando   Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and said of him, “Behold, an Israelite indeed, in whom there is no deceit!” John 1:47 (ESV).     The first job I had was when I became National Director of Youth for Christ in Sri …

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