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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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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Prbhakaran George

September 2009   PRABHAKARAN GEORGE   I am very sorry that it will be impossible for me to attend the funeral Prabha George, National Director of India Youth for Christ (YFC). I am very sad today because I have lost a dear friend.   We have had very similar histories, having served YFC for …

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John Piper Thanksgiving

  Ajith and Nelun Fernando  26th May 2013   Dear friends,    Thanks so much for the invitation for the service on April 14th. Unfortunately the long time it takes now for letters to go overseas via snail mail and my travel schedule have combined to make me miss the deadline even for the presentation …

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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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