Trial and Triumph: Stories from Church History - Chapter 5, Modern Missions, The Gospel to the Ends of the Earth Summary & Analysis

Richard M. Hannula
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Chapter 5, Modern Missions, The Gospel to the Ends of the Earth Summary and Analysis

The author now turned to important Christian heroes of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Britain and the United States who traveled the world to preach the Gospel. Davie Brainerd (1718-1747) was a preacher to the North American Indians. He lived among the Indians for two years with little success, but in a village called Crossweeksung, he had his first conversions and the ranks of converted Indians began to expand rapidly, despite occasional opposition. Revival spread through many tribes. His diary was edited by Jonathan Edwards into an autobiography that has inspired many missionaries.

William Carey (1761-1834) was the father of modern missions. While Carey loved his local Christian congregation, his heart turned often to the unchurched peoples of foreign lands...

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