The Baptist Home Mission Monthly Volume 24

The Baptist Home Mission Monthly Volume 24

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...who had lived in the community for twenty-three years without church privileges, giving $500.00. The townsite company gave the lot, worth $400.00, and the property is now worth $2,100.00. Special meetings have been held since the dedication with much interest, and a number have signified their intention of uniting with the church. The people of the town generally responded in raising money for the building, and all seem proud of "Our Church." There is a German and a Norwegian Lutheran church in the town, but no other Englishspeaking church but ours, and no other regular religious service. In February Rev. C. A. Ehrhardt became pastor, and we confidently expect great things from this church. Few, if any, churches in the State have come into being under more favorable and promising conditions. M. A. SUMMERS, District Missionary. The church here started in saving work immediately upon paying the fourteen years' old debt, and for six weeks, night and day, we have been in an intense fight. For years there has been no soul-saving done, and the evil has become ironclad. The whole city is now aroused. Over 150 have professed Christ. Fifty of these are with us and more will come. Our Sunday school fills both rooms of our house. Nearly all the boys over eight years of age are Christians. The house will be newly painted and recarpeted next month, and the new parsonage will be ready to occupy by the time snow flies again. Surely the Master has been good to us and used us. Our Bible study class is trying to find how to be always ready to be used of the Master. J. M. DANIEL, Pastor. Through the generosity of the Baptist Home Mission Society, which last year contributed the liberal sum of $400 as a gift, reducing our church debt to...
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236933702
  • 9781236933706