European missionaries

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  • Difference Between The Jesuits In The 16th Century And The Missionariess

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    The initial difference between the Jesuits in the 16th century and later missionaries is how they were allowed to proselytize. “Famed Italian Jesuit Matteo Ricci” achieved such success by commandeering existing networks which he had noted “were admired and respected,” as such they “adopted the dress of the literati” as well as presenting their message in a manner similar to Confucian, and even Buddhist, ideals. Additionally the Jesuit understanding of “science, math, astronomy, philosophy, and religion

  • Mary Slessor 's The Lord

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    leading her to a nearby tribe, otherwise known as the Okoyong people, who was “specially noted for its lawless heathenism” (Livingstone 46). The tribe consistently denied her request to come see them and were adamant that they did not want any missionaries. Despite this discouragement, she set out on her own in a canoe down the Calabar River, so that she could minister to the people. When she decided she wanted to make a home among this tribe, the people of her previous village told her she would

  • Use Of Writing Used By The Missionaries Of Josiah Venture

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    methods. Results The results of this study show the importance of all of these forms of writing used by the missionaries of Josiah Venture. It is important to realize that the supporters of all of these missionaries are mainly residence of the United States and other European countries. The strategies and roles of these writing types may not apply to every culture a certain missionary communicates with. However, I the values and meaning behind these methods likely apply to all cultures. Support

  • William Carey: The Father of Modern Missions

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    William Carey was an English missionary. He was known as the “father of modern missions”. He was one of the founders of the Baptist Missionary Society. He translated the bible into Bengali, Sanskrit and other languages and dialects used in India. William Carey was born on August 17, 1761 in the village of Paulerspury in Northamptonshire, England. As a child he was very interested in natural sciences, particularly growing plants. He was naturally gifted in languages. He taught himself Latin. At the

  • The Christian Mission Book Review

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    Mission Book Review Part two begins with David Livingstone, a Scottish missionary, and a professional doctor. He was very interested in exploration and his main goal was to stop Portuguese and Arab slave trade, he believed in human self-worth. He got his men and his supplies and started his voyage to Africa to map Africa, he was successful at mapping most of Zambezi. Livingstone was accused of not being a “real” missionary and he was too political but he always made sure he was working with God

  • Essay on Global Perspectives in Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

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    the novel. Okonkwo was an angry man in front of his Nigerian tribe and changed when Christian missionaries came to the Ibo village; also, I responded to the book, and my personal applications to a different culture were related to a missionary trip that was a powerful one back in 1956 in Ecuador. As I kept on reading, there was a strong connection between the novel and the Operation Auca missionary trip in Ecuador in 1956. The life of a native like Oknokwo’s and his tribe are rough and can be

  • Missionary Work and Its Evolvement in Christianity

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    In the church’s tradition, there are traces of missionary activity and signs of an understanding of mission. People, guided by the Holy Spirit, have lived their lives in a way obeying the will of God and being close to Him. They talked about their faith and the how they know God. After the persecution period, they then have the courage to speak and, hence, they gossip the Gospel everywhere and this gossiping is aided by the power of the Holy Spirit which they received in baptism. This implies that

  • As You Go Creating A Missional Culture Of Gospel Centered Students

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    this section Reid explains that the students today as a generation are leaning toward challenges and making a difference. He even goes as far as defining this word, “Missional: to see the world with the eyes of a missionary, to think like a missionary and to relate to others as a missionary with a message of the gospel. In short, life is ministry. Make disciples as you go” (Reid 27). Reid goes on explaining the missional shift that has happened in the western church and how this can impact the student

  • The Mission And Mission Of The Church's Global Outreach

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    they must view global mission as something more than optional or tangential” (Culbertson 35). Not everyone is called to do global mission. In other words, not everyone has the foundation required to answer to such a calling. In accepting a call to missionary work, one must put themselves aside for the sake of others. The ultimate mission is discipleship. The church is to reach people and win souls. Through winning souls, the believers are to be built up and equipped for the work of

  • The Short Term Mission Trips

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    Think about the poverty and problems that all countries around the world are facing today and every day. As Americans we have an urge to go into these countries to help as much as possible because of that we have begun a revolution. Americans began going on mission trips around the 1960s but did not really pick up until the 1990s. The trend grew after multiple natural disasters, Americans saw and need and went, since then short term mission trips show no sign stopping anytime soon. As the popularity