THERE will be an unusual visitor to Cowdenbeath this week.

Lindsay Hamon, a christian evangelist who has walked over 5,000 miles and visited 19 countries while carrying a 12ft cross, will be in Cowdenbeath, this Thursday.

The Cornwall man is walking in Scotland this week with his friend Emyr Mathias and Lieutenant Karen Thomas, of Cowdenbeath Salvation Army said: "They will be at our Hall in Stenhouse Street in our town this Thursday, calling at the Salvation Army for lunch."

Lindsay said: "I’ve spent over 30 years sharing Jesus on the streets, in pubs, clubs, Rock Festivals and in Secondary Schools.

"For about four years I worked on the underground network and on the streets of Inner City London seeking to help people find Jesus.

"Since 1987 I’ve carried the cross (Arthur Blessitt Style) through many countries in Europe and Asia. I’m happiest when I’m talking to people about the good news of Jesus with those who have never heard.

"I believe it’s often our own fear and lack of confidence in Jesus that prevents us from sharing God’s love on the streets. So I help people overcome this fear by using simple ‘on-the-job’ street evangelism training and plenty of encouragement."

Karen and her team are looking forward to meeting him.