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If you want to be a missionary, then please watch this video. Vision Baptist Missionary Series is a set of videos that describe how a missionary, especially a Vision Baptist Mission missionary, should be characterized.
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Today in Baptist History class at the Our Generation Training Center, I was reminded about a missionary hero of mine, William Carey. What the man accomplished was nothing short of incredible. John Ryland, the minister that baptized William, wrote in his journal that day, “baptized today poor journeyman shoe cobbler.” But the man that Carey...
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Of momentous importance for the diffusion of Baptist principles throughout the South was the enthusiastic evangelism of Shubael Stearns and Daniel Marshall, “New Light” Baptists from New England (1754 onward). Stearns had become a Baptist in New England (1751) and had felt an irresistible impulse to devote his life to missionary work in the South....
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Of momentous importance for the diffusion of Baptist principles throughout the South was the enthusiastic evangelism of Shubael Stearns and Daniel Marshall, “New Light” Baptists from New England (1754 onward). Stearns had become a Baptist in New England (1751) and had felt an irresistible impulse to devote his life to missionary work in the South....
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Laws were passed in England to search after Baptists, and to bring them to punishment. “The bishops named in the commission” for the performance of this work, “were Cranmer, Ridley, Goodrich, Heath, Scorey, and Holbrach,” who executed their bloody office with singular ferocity. Joan of Kent, a distinguished lady, and a Baptist, was among the...
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For the next two weeks at the Our Generation Training Center we will be studying Baptist History. I love this subject and I am very excited about this class. John Pearson, a deacon at our church, Vision Baptist Church, is teaching this class and has done a great job in preparing for this class. I...
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On this day in 1816, Robert Moffat, at the young age of 21, set sail for South Africa. Robert Moffat was a Scotchman born in 1795. His early dream was to be a sailor but the experience of one voyage changing his views.  His parents were earnest Christians and when he was leaving home for...
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