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Time to learn some Baptist history and to see what our forefathers suffered to get the gospel out. This might encourage us as we minister today in countries where it is also illegal to preach! Holmes, Rev. Obadiah, was born at Preston, Lancashire, England, about 1606, and came to this country, as is supposed, about...
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Vicente Garcia is a graduate of the Peru Baptist College. He trained for ministry in Peru and was an assistant pastor for two years. He and his wife, Gabriella, are church-planting missionaries with Vision Baptist Missions International. They arrived on the field of Burkina Faso in 2009, are enrolled in French language school, and are...
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Travis and Teri Snode are serving in Northern Ireland spreading the gospel, planting churches, and training men and women to love and serve God. They also have three children Grant, Darci and Cali.   Before arriving in Ireland, Travis started his training in Bible college where he met Teri. In 2001 He also went to...
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This is a wild story of a woman that so served God that she was killed for being kind! Ladies read and be blessed! GAUNT, MRS. ELIZABETH Gaunt, Mrs. Elizabeth, lived in London, England, in the dark days of wicked King James II. Mrs. Gaunt was a member of a Baptist church, and a lady...
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Scott was raised in a Christian family and made a confession of faith at the age of four. From the ages of 5-17, Scott grew up on the mission field of Portugal where his family started churches . He was then convicted at the age of eighteen and accepted Christ as his Savior.   Scott...
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Tyler was raised in a Christian home and got saved at the age of fifteen. He surrendered to preach at the age of eighteen. He started studying at Grace Baptist Bible Institute to prepare for his call into ministry. He then made his way down to Peru for an internship that was required by his...
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Carey accepted appointment as a missionary to India, and the date for sailing was set before Dorothy was even told about it. Carey urged her to go with him, but she at first refused. So Carey took their oldest child, Felix, and set out for the ship. However, the sailing was delayed, and Carey took...
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Jason was born into a Christian family but did not accept Jesus as His own Savior until he was 16 years old. He grew in his faith with the help of a good friend Josh Ewing, now missionary to Indonesia, and by the age of 18 he surrendered his life to the Lord.   Jason...
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There has been much said about a great leader dying just a few weeks ago. As I read all the things that were said I considered several that should become true in each of our lives and ministries. Please consider the following with me: He handed over his ministry to other leaders! I am afraid...
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CAREY, William (1761–1834), Baptist missionary William Carey was born on 17 August 1761 in the small Northamptonshire village of Paulerspury, the eldest of the five children of Edmund Carey and Elizabeth Wells. At the age of about fourteen, he was apprenticed to a shoemaker. Through the influence of a fellow apprentice, John Warr, he began...
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