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Weʼre raising £1,000 to build a residential block for SoW Bible College in the Gambia

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In June, I will be shaving my head to raise money for Servants of the Word Bible College. As some of you may may know my hair has got a bit too long, so if want me to cut it please donate.

Servants of the Words (SoW) is a Bible College in Gambia whose Mission is to: Multiply church leaders and grow churches by training effective gospel workers in disciple-making and expository preaching The school was started in 2012 to equip zealous and whole-hearted West African Christian leaders to teach and preach God's Word faithfully. Good Bible teaching is really lacking in the Gambia and West Africa in a Church context where Christianity is in the minority.

Phase 1 of the project required £45,000 and built a classroom block, so that SoW students could have regular, full time classes. I visited this site in early 2018 and even helped with removing some of the rubble. Phase 2 aims to build a dormitory block to provide permanent residencies for students who come from further afield and requires £84,000. So far £48,000 has been raised, but a further £36,000 is needed so the dormitory can be ready for use in September 2019. The money raised for this project will be given towards this.

The links below provide more information about SoW and the work it does: Crosslinks Update on SoW Jonny Burgess SoW Video

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    • Rachel Duckworth

      Rachel Duckworth

      Apr 8, 2019

      Glad you're not going for the man bun look bro...great cause, good luck!!

      £30.00

    • Amelia Luxton

      Amelia Luxton

      Apr 6, 2019

      ❤️❤️❤️❤️ such a lovely idea, can’t wait to see your hair afterwards!

      £5.00

    • Anonymous

      Anonymous

      Apr 5, 2019

      Whoop whoop, you really need a haircut! And I wasn't joking about the dying it blonde!

    • George Fuller

      George Fuller

      Apr 4, 2019

      Leviticus 21:5, tut tut. Great cause pal (remember, I'm pretty good at dead trims...)

      £20.00

    • Nathan Fielder

      Nathan Fielder

      Apr 4, 2019

      £10.00

    • Phil Chevassut

      Phil Chevassut

      Apr 4, 2019

      £20.00

    • Phil Chevassut

      Phil Chevassut

      Apr 4, 2019

      Hope the haircut is as fresh as the trims you has last year in The Gambia! ;)Such a great cause! Well done bro!

      £20.00

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