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A well known British company – in one year:\r\n\r\n· Revenue up 8.4 per cent to £10,827 million.\r\n· Operating profit before exceptional items £274 million.\r\n· Operating profit of £233 million.\r\n· Loss before tax from continuing operations £139 million.\r\n\r\nA little known Chinese evangelist – in one year:\r\n\r\n· Travelled 58,000 miles by train, bike, rickshaw and mule.\r\n· Preached to 400,000 people.\r\n· Of these 18,000 became Christians.\r\n· From these 827 preaching bands were established to evangelise China.\r\n\r\n I know which numbers I would want on my gravestone …