The Missionary Herald Volume 100

The Missionary Herald Volume 100

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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. 1904 edition. Excerpt: ...as one expressed it, he never expected to live to witness. The Chinese are a part of the great human family, and the features which are prominent and useful in the United States are the same with us. There is no distinction here. The By Rev. W. S. Ament, D.D., Pelting Christian Endeavor movement seems to have got down to the deep, underlying principles which are common to all men, and this fact proves the movement heaven-born. As to the history of Christian Endeavor in China, 1 can only speak for North China. So far as I am aware, I have the privilege of being the organizer of the first Endeavor Society in North China, in 1888. The Methodists followed suit, but when the Epworth Leagues were started they left our organization. The first and only district convention yet held occurred in Tientsin in the last days of May, igoo, when Dr. and Mrs. Clark made their visit to Peking. The organization was made only to enter upon its baptism of blood in the Boxer craze, and many of our members went down in the holocaust. At present there is a revival of interest in Christian Endeavor. The London Mission has organized a goodly number of societies, as well as our own mission, and in the Peking station we have ten societies in good working order. It proves a wonderfully helpful adjunct in our little outstations, as it brings to the front the men who have any talent whatever in prayer or other forms of speech. Nothing gives assurance of the continued life of a small community as the existence of a live Christian Endeavor Society. Its utility and need are emphasized more and more as we exemplify the principles of Christian Kndeavor. A STORY FROM INDIA SatwicK--the Bheel Boy By Rev. William 0. Ballantine, M.D., of Rahuri, India I Would like to tell the...show more

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  • Paperback | 276 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236772482
  • 9781236772480