Annual of the Northern Baptist Convention

Annual of the Northern Baptist Convention

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1703 edition. Excerpt: ...since removal from the small mission hall formerly occupied. At Rouen a. group of faithful members assembles in a mission hall in the city and by help of monthly visits from Pastor Blocher and others is trying to establish the work. At Lyons work has been maintained amidst much opposition and difficulty. Pastor Gross at Marseilles in addition to the place of worship on Cours Lieutant has opened a small mission in one of the suburbs with a good measure of success, large children's meetings especially being characteristic. At Nimes about 150 people, half of whom are baptized members, live in close contact with the church, whose financial circumstances restrict its activities. The church at Nice is growing, and upon its own responsibility has erected a very handsome building and also taken over a mission begun by an Italian brother at Menton where there are now seven or eight baptized believers. In Algiers are a good many scattered believers who have been baptized but not gathered into formal church organizations; but in the town of that name a small body is worshiping in a little hall maintained at their own expense. They are shepherded by Mr. Rolland, an independent missionary whose main work is among Kabyles, the original Berbers of North Africa, among whom he has baptized six converts during the year. The Franco-Belgian and Franco-Swiss Committees have united in the support of Mr. Olives at Blidah, who is working among Arabs, whose language he knows well, having long been employed as a colporteur among Moslems. A converted Jewish rabbi, Mr. Guiz, who is a Baptist, is employed in Algiers by an undenominational society working for the conversion of Jews. The church in Geneva has progressed quietly, and the small baptized community in...show more

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  • Paperback | 234 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 426g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236909569
  • 9781236909565