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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Loran Merle Grant

March 2009   To Loran and Merle Grant on their Sixty-Fifth Wedding Anniversary   Because my work has taken me to many countries, people often ask me what my favourite country is. I always say, “My favourite country is Sri Lanka, and next comes the USA.” I have lived a lot in that country, …

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Stott Mentor And Model

This is an unedited version of chapter 17 of John Stott: A Portrait by his Friends, edited by Chris Wright (Nottingham: Inter-Varsity Press, 2011).   JOHN STOTT: MENTOR AND MODEL TO EMERGING LEADERS   Ajith Fernando     My initial contact with John Stott was primarily through his books. I had a sense that …

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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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