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Recently I was reading Norman P. Grubb’s book With CT Studd In Congo Forest, which is the account of the ministry of the Heart Of Africa Mission. This mission agency was started by Studd for the evangelism of Africa.  Held within this book was the account of the ministry of James Lowder. After some research,...
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I’d like to take a moment to show you the Biblical fallacies in Ryland’s statements to encourage you to see your responsibility in reaching the world with the Gospel and to encourage you to find your place in World Evangelism, whether as goer or sender.
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All these questions so puzzling to us,” writes Mr. Taylor, “we simply met by asking one another: ‘When the Lord Jesus gives a definite command, is it for us to reason whether it be possible to obey?’ The terms of His great Commission are explicit: He would have the Gospel preached in all the world, to every creature; and...
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The story is told of Adoniram Judson, that though his mother prayed and cried, that though his father lived a faithful life as a congregationalist preacher, Adoniram Judson did not come to Christ until the age of 20. As a matter of fact, he went to Brown University at the age of 17 because of...
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Today, our friend and a missionary, Randy Stirewalt went to be with Lord. Mrs. Phyllis said he preached most of the night and she asked him to be quiet so she could sleep. His response was, “I have to preach.” This morning, he felt anxious because he wanted to see his children, and they weren’t there...
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Murrow, Rev. Joseph Samuel, a missionary to the Choctaw Indians, in the Indian Territory, sent out and supported by the Rehoboth Baptist Association of Georgia, was born in Jefferson Co., Ga., June 7, 1835. He became a Christian at a very early age, and received academical instruction in youth. He joined Green Fork Baptist church,...
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On the afternoon in question, hearing Mr. Taylor speak of going ashore at Sung-kiang Fu, Peter asked to be allowed to accompany him, and listen to anything further he might have to say. To this unexpected proposal Mr. Taylor gladly acceded, and then went into the cabin of the boat to prepare tracts and books...
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James Thomson was a Baptist pastor who went to Argentina in 1818 as a representative of the British and Foreign School Society.  This Society founded schools on the Lancasterian system by which pupils who had learned to read were used to teach others. Thomson’s church in Edinburgh paid his fare out to Buenos Aires and...
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To be honest, in regards to how God led me to Latin America, I didn’t have this lightning bolt hit me, nor did I have this strange feeling that I should go to Bolivia as a missionary. Rather, I saw it as an opportunity to serve the Lord in a needy place. If we take...
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Though in most every external aspect the life of John R. Mott seemed to be that of a typical religious youth, Mott’s plans and ambitions were in fact resting on an internal religious conflict, as he related in his later life. The talented and practical-minded Mott had great ambitions for a successful career in business...
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