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The following is the beginning of a great article by Emir Caner. I would like to challenge you to click on the link and the end of this paragraph and continue reading: Unforgettable. Such is the description of the first time I walked into a Southern Baptist church. On a cool fall evening in the...
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More information is will be coming as to the team policies. I will do a podcast put together with ideas by the team. I had the privilege of preaching to the Chinese pastors last night via the internet. I love them all so much and I am so blessed by the team of missionaries and...
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I would like to ask you to think of helping Jake Taube and John Walz move on to the next step in ministry. I know that they are considering Taiwan. The cost of living there is significantly higher. They will need additional support. Would you consider supporting them? Would you invite them to speak in...
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Klaus von Graveneck, an eyewitness, wrote of Sattler’s conduct, “All this I saw myself. May God grant us also to testify of Him so bravely and patiently.” The events recorded above took place over a two-day period. The sentence was read on May 18. Two days later, on May 20, Sattler was executed. The torture,...
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Michael Sattler shall be committed to the executioner. The latter shall take him to the square and there first cut out his tongue, and then forge him fast to a wagon and there with glowing iron tongs twice tear pieces from his body, then on the way to the site of execution five times more...
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By conducting the services in English, which, at first, of course, he was compelled to do, Pfeiffer gave the people the impression that he was preaching about a foreign God. “The English,” said the Indians, “have a book which speaks of God, and, therefore, they know more of God than we do. God loves the...
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For two simple reasons, however, this trade with the Eskimos caused the S.F.G. much anxiety. The first was connected with the system of management. In 1752, when Erhardt sailed, Zinzendorf had laid down the general principle that no man, at the same time, should be both a trader and a missionary. If he traded, he...
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On this day in 1915, Albert Andersson, a Swedish missionary to Chinese Turkestan (modern day Xinjiang), died. Less than forty years earlier, several Swedish missionaries had settled into this Northern area of China,  where they began a mission among the Uyghur people.  The  Uyghur people were a predominately Muslim people and the missionaries found the work...
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John Chrysostom, a godly leader in the fourth-century church preached so strongly against sin that he offended the unscrupulous Empress Eudoxia as well as many church officials. When summoned before Emperor Arcadius, Chrysostom was threatened with banishment if he did not cease his uncompromising preaching. His response was, “Sire, you cannot banish me, for the...
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Mr BELOVED BROTHER RICE :
 In encouraging other young men to come out as missionaries, do use the greatest caution.
 One wrong-headed, conscientiously obstinate fellow would ruin us.
 Humble, quiet, persevering men; men of sound, sterling talents, (though, perhaps, not brilliant,) of decent accomplishments, and some natural aptitude to acquire a language ; men of...
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