"No Ordinary Man" Project

You may already have heard that we have 500 copies of the book “No Ordinary Man” which we are using in a special mission programme to help people in rural churches who have a nominal faith but who might never have realised how wonderful Jesus is and recognised their need to welcome him into their lives. The programme is also suitable for those on the margins of the church who are ready to think more about Jesus.

The book contains Luke’s Gospel in the Contemporary English Version beautifully illustrated and interspersed with helpful notes and personal testimonies.  Each book also comes with a simple survey to help people reflect upon what they are reading, a personal letter, and a prepaid reply envelope.

We are already receiving survey forms back indicating that the book has made an impact on the readers; personal faith.

Are there people in your church who might benefit from receiving one of these books completely free? To encourage them to read the book and reflect on its contents we are asking volunteers to help us in a national survey on how well Luke’s account in this form achieves what he set out to achieve almost 2000 years ago.

We are looking for rural church leaders to help us make this project effective. You can read more details by downloading this pdf document.  We will be happy to send you free of charge either a sample set or multiple copies if you already have people in mind that might read the book and undertake the simple survey.

Order a sample or supply

If you would like to see a sample pack including the book and the review booklet you can order this under our Resources page.

"No Ordinary Man" Information
Operation No Ordinary Man.pdf
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A4 poster for your church
Personalise this for your church(es)
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We can help you?

Find out how by contacting us at:


Rural Missions Solutions

Centre for Rural Mission
4 Clarence Street
Market Harborough
LE16 7NE

Tel: 07720 322 213
E-mail: info@RuralMissionSolutions.org.uk


Or use our online contact form.

Lots of Great Ideas!

Take a look at our Free Online Seminars section where you will find video recordings of past webinars together with handouts.  Great if you missed a webinar but attending one is always better.

Click here to go direct.

Local Rural Mission Consultation

An excellent way for helping rural church leaders.  Why not consider one for your area?

Oxford Diocese - Mission & Discipleship Event

Find the Paper and supporting PowerPoint presentation relating to the event organised by the Diocese of Oxford.

Rural Evangelism Survey Report

The results of a survey into rural evangelism can be found on News and Events section.

No Ordinary Man

Check out the section on "No Ordinary Man".  We are giving away hundreds of copies of this excellent book to rural churches in the UK.

Thank you for your prayers and Support

You faithfulness in prayer and support for this ministry are vital to us and very much appreciated.  The easiest way to keep up to date is to sign up for the weekly emailed news.  This is also published at ruralmission.blogspot.com