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William Carey was born in 1761, in the Northampton village of Paulerspury, son of a village schoolmaster. Carey was reared in nominal affiliation with the Church of England. As a boy William had an eager, enquiring mind and was nicknamed “Columbus” for his boyhood hero Christopher Columbus. He was fascinated by the tales of his...
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I am overwhelmed by the fact that God allows me to serve with some of the most wonderful people in the world. For the last 7 years we have had the opportunity to create a one week environment where college students desirous to serve in foreign missions could come and learn. It is not only amazing that...
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In her book, Charles E. Cowman, Missionary Warrior, Lettie Cowman writes: In his brief farewell address he spoke of his prospective work with something of enthusiasm, something of glee. It was the prospect that thrilled and fired him. His face was fairly glowing with delight. The following are a few excerpts from his message: “Some...
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Life of William Borden Written by the Traveling Team. A great resource for missions mobilization. Original Article: http://www.thetravelingteam.org/node/400 Read the life of modern missionary heros at www.bcwe.org The life of William Borden is not your typical missionary hero story. The beginning of his life was unique not only to many missionaries, but to most people...
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Seven young Englishmen (C. T. Studd, M. Beauchamp, W. W. Cassels, D. E. Hoste, S. P. Smith, A. T. Podhill-Turner, C. H. Polhill-Turner) who went to China in 1885 as missionaries. Today is the anniversary of the Cambridge Seven arriving in China to meet Hudson Taylor. They had sailed and traveled for 6 weeks before...
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Today is Mark Coffey’s birthday. Mark has been a tremendous blessing to my family and the ministry for many years. I wanted to let you learn a little more about him. I am very proud that I have the opportunity to work with Mark. He as worked with me for well over 15 years now....
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I have had a very difficult time giving this post a title. I was tempted to label it the “Best Youth Event Ever”. I recently gave a run down of our upcoming youth events in a post, Youth in Ministry. I did not list the service we had last Thursday night. I should have. It...
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Adoniram Judson and the Americans are trying to get started in missions. The Americans wanted the British to work with them. They wanted to have the British supply the money and the Americans would participate in the direction of the missionaries that they sent out. The British didn’t agree. Though the committee have not received...
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The following is taken from Charles Spurgeon’s Autobiography Volume 2 “ We must be careful as to the line of life we select, our pursuit must be in keeping with our constitutional tendencies. A man born to be a mechanic would never succeed as a poet; and the man with the poetical afflatus would not...
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I just added the following to my calendar: February 18, 2010 Ordination Service for Missionary Mark Tolson at Vision Baptist Church We thank God for Mark and Natasha Tolson. They will be serving as missionaries in China. I hope you will mark your calendar to be with us for this very special service. What is...
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