Posts tagged with ‘Missions’

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Angel Investors For Missions

by host4kfn

Acts 9: 26, 27: But his (Saul’s) followers took him by night and lowered him in a basket through an opening in the wall. When he (Saul) came to Jerusalem, he tried to join the disciples, but they were all afraid of him, not believing that he really was a disciple.  But Barnabas took him and brought […]

A Scottish guy who loved India…

by host4kfn

A veteran missionary stood before the general assembly of the Scottish Presbyterian Church to make an appeal for missionary work in India. But there was no response. In the midst of his appeal he fainted and was carried away by a doctor. When he opened his eyes, he cried, “Where am I? Where am I?” The doctor said, “Lie still. You just had a heart attack.” […]

Student Force in World Missions: A Study

by host4kfn

The Missionary movement in India is gradually showing signs of decline. Many of the leading mission agencies are finding it difficult to get new recruits. One of the key reasons for this, I suppose, is the spread of self centered teaching by Prosperity preachers. Perhaps, young people who aspire to make it big in life […]

A Concise History of the Christian World Mission

by host4kfn

Book Review: A Concise History of the Christian World Mission, Michigan: Baker, 1978. Pp 1-200. This book is an attempt by Herbert Kane to provide a brief but working knowledge of Christian World mission. Kane was a missionary in China for a few years and has taught at several prestigious mission schools across the globe. […]

IEM Annachi

by host4kfn

Few people have impacted the history of Indian Missions and beyond as Rev. Dr. Theodore Williams.  His investment in the lives of people for the cause of missions will outlive him. As a leading mission statesman during the period of the emergence of many new mission movements within India, he was affectionately known as Annachi (elder brother […]

Holy Spirit’s Role in Mission

by host4kfn

Mission is a word which is often misunderstood. Some regard mission as spreading political influence or as a massive welfare program for underdeveloped societies of the world.[1] Others view mission as something related to civilizing barbaric communities. In India, mission is considered to be an imposition of Western culture. A biblical perspective of missions shows […]

To Serve the Underprivileged…

by host4kfn

John Scudder and Sophia Weld Scudder, (missionary couple working with Arcot Mission, Tamil Nadu, 1861-1900) were stunned for a moment during that particular afternoon to hear those words from their youngest daughter telling that she wanted to become a medical missionary and serve rural people of India. Prior to that Ida Sophia Scudder had been […]

Praying for Missions

by host4kfn

The year was 1885. Siblings Grace and Robert Wilder, who had grown up as missionary kids in India, were stirred in their spirits to ask God for a revival in Missions. They felt that the church in the United States had grown cold and lethargic to the cause of worldwide evangelization. Grace and Robert prayed […]