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LMWC: Flowers in the dirt?

The first blossoms on the trees even amidst the hustle of London traffic, is a vivid picture of the theme we explored at the London Ministry Wives Conference, which took place on 30 January. Will we be disciples that last? Even in the choking atmosphere of London?

Linda Allcock

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Clare Heath Whyte

One wife I chatted to said to me: ‘My oldest is 8. Hers is not a great school, but it’s better than the first one she went to. We moved her to this one. Though I’m still not sure it’s the right school for her’. This is a clear expression of the tension London ministry wives face. She is serving alongside her husband on a tough inner-London housing estate, and it hurts. London life chokes.