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William Carey – a light for India (2)

Historical

September 2011
Articles > Historical

William Carey – a light for India (2)

This is the second part of a 2 part series. Part 1 is here William Carey — a light for India (2) After arriving in Bengal as a pioneer missionary (August ET), William Carey took paid employment in Mudnabati, learning to extract dye from indigo plants. His Christian employer allowed him time for study…

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Review

September 2011
Reviews > Book

In Japan the Crickets Cry

This is the life story of Steve Metcalf, who was born of and brought up by missionary parents in SW China. Steve later served God with his wife, Evelyn, in Japan. The book is written by Dr Ronald Clements, who is himself a lecturer in a Chinese university. It is well written and gives…

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John Eliot: Puritan Missionary to the Indians

Historical

August 2004
Articles > Historical

John Eliot: Puritan Missionary to the Indians

The Puritans were deeply committed to missionary endeavour. All the well-known Puritan and Covenanting ministers subscribed to a petition presented to parliament in 1641 'for the propagating of the gospel in America and the West Indies'. The best example of this spirit was to be found in New England. The Massachusetts Bay Company's Charter…

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October 2000
Articles > World Mission > Americas > South America > Peru

MISSIONARY SPOTLIGHT- Church planting in Arequipa

Arequipa is a city situated in the south of Peru. With its surrounding provinces, its population numbers over one million. It was founded in 1540 by the Spanish conquistador, Francisco Pizarro. Arequipa has been called ‘the second Rome’, since for centuries it has been dominated by Spanish culture and Roman Catholicism. It is also…

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May 2000
Articles > World Mission > Europe > Western Europe > France

Missionary spotlight – the gospel in Auvergne, France

Some years ago I spoke to the mayor of a nearby town, who happens to be a friend of Jacques Chirac. I asked him about the presence of Protestants in Auvergne, on which he remarked that the Charles Martel had stopped the Arabs at Poitiers — and then suddenly paused in the middle of…

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October 1999
Articles > World Mission > Americas > South America > Colombia

Missionary Spotlight – Will we ever see them again?

Nancy, Tania and Patti watched in horror through their tears, as the heavily armed guerrillas led their husbands away into the jungle. ‘Will we ever see them again?’ they asked. They are still asking that question seven years later. Dave and Nancy Mankins, and Rick and Patti Tenenoff were instructing a group of believers…

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September 1999
Articles > World Mission > Africa > Eastern Africa > Kenya

Missionary Spotlight Gospel Needs in Kenya

European missionaries, like David Livingstone and Joseph Thompson, brought the gospel to Kenya during the nineteenth century. The Presbyterian Church began work in Nairobi and, based there, moved into the centre of Kenya. The Africa Inland Mission worked in the White Highlands, the Rift valley and Eastern Kenya. Kenya ceased to be a British…

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