God is at work in singing

Christmastime in Wales brings many traditions that we enjoy and music tops our list, as it does throughout the year. Two musical traditions that we dip in and out of each Christmas include the Welsh hymn tradition and plygain, traditionally a service where songs in three-part harmony are sung in the wee hours of Christmas morning. Here’s a good example of plygain below:

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Close to home: Welsh speakers, allyship, and justice for the marginalised

Thanks to my father, I have, since childhood, held strong convictions for correcting injustice. Growing up on a tobacco farm in rural Virginia in the 1960s and 70s, my father was also raised with the understanding that all people, regardless of race or socioeconomic class, should be treated with respect. Much of this was counter to that of his fellow white peers, especially at the time of integration.

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How an old Welsh lady became three Galilean women

This post comes from Amelia and Trey, who live in northwest Wales.

Say “Wales” to an outsider and some of the images conjured will include music, and perhaps even the tired if accurate account of hearing hymns sung at a rugby match. Hymns are important to both those who express faith in God and those who don’t. We’ve joined in the tradition ourselves, in both singing hymns as originally composed and arranging some to play with a guitar. We enjoy these songs and the deep truths expressed through soaring melodies and heart-wrenching harmonies.

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Director’s Update — July 2020

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Greetings from Wales! I do hope that your July is going well so far in spite of the ongoing challenges of the Coronavirus pandemic. On behalf of all of us here at Linguæ Christi, I’d like to thank you for your ongoing interest in what the Lord is doing among speakers of European indigenous minority language groups, and for your support in prayer, encouragement, and giving.

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Pray for our personnel

This month we’d like to ask you to pray for Linguæ Christi’s personnel who are scattered across the world at the moment. Please listen as John shares how you can pray for each of us: for our team in the Basque Country and for those of us waiting to travel to Wales to join our team there.

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A word from our director

Greetings from Wales! My name is John Robinson, and I serve as the General Director for Linguæ Christi. We’re delighted that you are joining us in this format, and I hope and pray that the information herein will both inform and bless you, and more importantly bring glory to our Lord, Jesus Christ.

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