At its principal stations in China, the Society maintained large medical dispensaries and hospitals, boarding schools for boys and girls, colleges for native students, and other agencies for effecting the purposes of the mission.
He begins working with the Khoikhoi people, who were practically on the threshold of extinction. The owner of the bar sued the church, claiming that the prayers of the congregation were responsible, but the church hired a lawyer to argue in court that they were not responsible.
Orpha Speicher oversees construction of Reynolds Memorial Hospital in central India - A sick missionary, Joy Ridderhof, makes a recording of gospel songs and a message and sends it into the mountains of Honduras.
We should not think of going there, lolling over the counter chattering with the clerks on every conceivable subject except the one thing for which we had gone to the bank, and then coming away without the coin we needed; but we should lay before the clerk the promise to pay the bearer a certain sum, tell him in what form we wish to take the amount, count the cash after him, and then go on our way to attend to other business.
Patiently he endured dad's cigars and his helen roseveare books for single women repertoire of war stories. I mean prayers in which you take to God one of the many promises which He has given us in His Work, and expect it to be fulfilled as certainly as we look for the money to be given us when we go to the bank to cash a check.
The young men were taken down a stairway, a door was quietly opened, and their guide whispered, "This is our heating plant.
At the conclusion dad accepted Butch's invitation to receive Jesus Christ as his own personal Savior. The man simply said the money came from the sale of some of his cattle! Inhe had gone to South Africa to work as a missionary among the Xhosa.
It also helped create the Canton Hospital. Prayer is surrender--surrender to the will of God and cooperation with that will. How important is faithfulness in prayer?
Both were among the first to render these languages in print. Butch was driving the church bus down the street, having discharged all his passengers. Martin Luther When Luther's puppy happened to be at the table, he looked for a morsel from his master, and watched with open mouth and motionless eyes; he Martin Luther said, 'Oh, if I could only pray the way this dog watches the meat!
It was an amazing season of power among them, and seemed as if God had bowed the heavens and come down A receptionist told him it was impossible to see Mr. My own wisdom, and that of all about me seemed insufficient for the day.
Their short dissertations and pre-departure sermons reflected both the outlook of annual Board sermons and sensitivity to host cultures. Laubach, American missionary to the Philippines, perfects the "Each one teach one" literacy program, which has been used worldwide to teach 60 million people to read.
I and my family prayed for him, but at times I'm afraid my faith sputtered. Some months later Butch attended a pastors' conference in Philadelphia where I was the speaker. On repeated occasions I had broached the subject of the gospel with dad, but his response was less than excited.
Not that I approved of everything he said or did or that I imitated him consciously in any way. The man waxed eloquent as he expounded the symbolism in a difficult chapter of the Bible. Native preachers and other indigenous people assisted Board missionaries in Bible translation efforts.
By then both our children had completed their studies and the farm had expanded to such a degree that my son could incorporate it into his portfolio for further development. The act of translating the Scriptures into a mother tongue reflected a sensitivity to culture and a desire to work within the host society.
Hendricks, I'll be leaving shortly for a Holy Land trip. But I have always made it a rule never to begin work till I have had a good season with God.
I believe it fair to say that SOS camps and School in the Wilds have truly become a Western Cape institution with some 8 kids visiting the facility annually for 3 and 5 day camps.
It told of the arrival of a missionary, A-lo-pen Abrahamin AD Therefore, various countries in which there are Nazarene congregations and ministries will appear in this chronological listing.
InThompson would become the first S. As yet, I do nothing but stammer; nevertheless, in four months I have baptized 60 persons, among whom there are only four adults, baptized in periculo mortis.I have the great pleasure of working with women every week who are in their 50s, 60s, 70s, or so.
So my advice to them is one-on-one and very specific. PRAYER. The moment you wake up each morning, all your wishes and hopes for the day rush at you like wild animals.
And the first job each morning consists in shoving it all back; in listening to that other voice, taking that other point of view, letting that other, larger, stronger, quieter life come flowing in.
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This timeline of Christian missions chronicles the global expansion of Christianity through a listing of the most significant missionary outreach events.Download