The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home Explorations in North American Cultural History (Religion & American Culture)

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  • Christian mission & evangelism,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Religion,
  • Missions & Missionary Work,
  • Religion - Church Life,
  • USA,
  • Christian Ministry - Missions,
  • Religion / Missions & Missionary Work,
  • History,
  • Church history,
  • Missions, American,
  • Missions, Canadian,
  • United States

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ContributionsDaniel H. Bays (Editor), Grant Wacker (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8073463M
ISBN 100817312455
ISBN 109780817312459

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The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home: Explorations in North American Cultural History. The University of Alabama Press, Cited by: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Mills, J.S. (Job Smith), Our foreign missionary enterprise. Dayton, O., United Brethren Pub.

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Hide other formats and editions. Paperback, October, Inspire a love of reading with Prime Book Box for Kids. Discover delightful children's books with Prime Book Box, a subscription that First published: Oct, Edith L. Blumhofer is Director of the Institute for the Study of American Evangelicals, Professor of History at Wheaton College, and author of Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody’s Sister.

Sing Them Over Again to Me (E Book) Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home (Hardcover). This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. April 2, April 2, 1. 1 Now there were these prophets and teachers in the church at Antioch: Barnabas, Simeon called Niger, Lucius the Cyrenian, Manaen (a close friend of Herod the tetrarch from childhood) and Saul.

2 While they were serving the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” 3 Then, after. Foreign Christian Missionary Society (FCMS) was a Christian missionary society established by the Disciples of Christ.

The Foreign Christian Missionary Society was established toward the end of The Society was organized for three main reasons: To obey the will of God. Our foreign missionary enterprise. Dayton, O., United Brethren Pub. House [] (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: J S Mills; William Ross Funk; Samuel S Hough.

William Lawrence Svelmoe is the author of A New Vision for Missions ( avg rating, 3 ratings, 1 review, published ), A New Vision For Missions (/5. Author of The Life of Isabel Crawford, Life and Letters of Annie Leake Tuttle, and The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home/5(5).

For the missionary enterprise, the conservative/liberal or Fundamentalist/Modernist debate of American Protestantism was framed in terms of the relative merits of an emphasis on individual evangelism and salvation or a broader, social impact on foreign culture based on the tenets of Christianity.

Read the full-text online edition of Students and the Present Missionary Crisis: Addresses Delivered before the Sixth International Convention of the Student Volunteer Movement for Foreign Missions, Rochester, New York, Decemto January 2, ().

and the leaders of the missionary enterprise, both at home and abroad, to. Mission Boards are guilty of carnal, sectarian, denominational expansionism and free enterprise models of competition. (12, 40, 41, 45, 48, ). The motive for 90% of our missionary work is to enlarge our own sphere of influence, power and control more than to further the cause of Christ.

FOREIGN The opening paragraph of this tract reads: “WHEN talking about world missions, so often we hear the terms “home missions” and “foreign missions” used.

Pastor A says he’ll only support “church planting missionaries,” and Pastor B says he’ll only support church planting missionaries on the “foreign. Blumhofer, Edith L. "From India's Coral Strand: Pandita Ramabai and U. Support for Foreign Missions" In The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home: Explorations in North American Cultural History, edited by Daniel H.

Bays and Grant Wacker. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, The foreign missionary movement's provisions of jobs and social roles for American women denied to them at home is a fertile topic for discussion.

Take a year, sayand have the students pitch in to make a list of the social, economic, administrative, or managerial roles and professions which an American woman could realistically hope to. The missionary worker's manual. Dollye W. Cunningham Acts Alcohol Apri Blessing camp chapter Christian home church circle community missions activities Community Louisville Luke Matthew method mission study books mission study class Missionary Convention missionary education missionary enterprise missionary program National Baptist.

The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home: Explorations in North American Cultural History (University of Alabama, ). The twelve essays, equally divided between the periods anddeal with a variety of themes.

Within this context of activist Protestant expansionism and mission efforts within the U.S., and as a direct extension of these home missions, the American foreign missionary movement developed. It began with the establishment in New England in of the American Board of.

The book began as a doctoral dissertation written by Dr. Gerhard W. Peters, which he revised--at the request of the Board of Foreign Missions--to include two additional features in order to make the book more useful as a training manual for churches and : form the main artery of the American Foreign Missionary Enterprise.

In order to do this I have essentially re-written the Memoir which I prepared ten years ago for Anson D. Randolph & Co., and have endeavored to meet the requirements of the younger generation of.

The Missionary Enterprise in China foreign missionary organizations are permitted to acquire real estate in all parts of the Empire, and “to erect such suitable buildings as may be required. The British Missionary Enterprise sinceby. Here is a book which gives a lively and at times polemical overview of Britain's Protestant missionary movement, and it will prove an excellent introduction to the topic.

By over half the foreign missionary workforce were women and this figure rose to over 60 per cent on the Indian Author: Judith M.

Brown. The average missionary is also afflicted with an acute case of wanderlust. It's hard to imagine someone who hates to travel and who hates living abroad becoming a successful foreign missionary.

It's basically in the job description. Most missionaries travel either alone or with their family to developing countries. Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. Board of Foreign Missions: Report of deputation sent by the Board of foreign missions of the Presbyterian church in the U.S.A.

in the summer of to visit the missions in Siam and the Philippine Islands, and on the way home to stop at some of the stations in Japan, Korea and China; (New York, Board of.

Mapping Presbyterian missionary identity in the church at home and abroad / Anne Blue Wills; The scientific study of missions: textbooks of the central committee on the united study of foreign missions / Nancy A.

Hardesty; Open-winged piety: reflex influence and the woman's missionary society of the Methodist Church in Canada / Marilyn F. The foreign missionary enterprise at home: explorations in North American cultural history Published: () Foreign missions: address deliverd at the great Missionary Meeting in Boston, Octo by: Littlejohn, Abram Newkirk Published: ().

Full text of "Home and Foreign Missionary Record" See other formats. The Awakening in Britain and the work of J. Hudson Taylor (–) helped increase the number of missionaries in China. By when Taylor created the China Inland Mission (CIM) there were 30 different Protestant groups at work in China.

But in the seven provinces in which Protestant missionaries were working, there were an estimated million people with only 91 workers. Gus sighs and hangs his head. When he signed up for the foreign missionary service, he dreamed of making a real difference in people's lives. He didn't think that difference would involve replacing wood beams.

It wasn't the sort of life-changing, soul-converting. With the work of Alexander Duff in India ina new enterprise in missionary effort on educational lines was launched.

In China a number of Christian colleges and universities were established. Work there was started () by Robert Morrison, representing the London Missionary Society.

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Long, Kathryn. "In the Modern World, but Not of It: The 'Auca Martyrs,' Evangelicalism, and Postwar American Culture." In The Foreign Missionary Enterprise at Home: Explorations in North American Cultural History, edited by Daniel H.

Bays and Grant Wacker. Tuscaloosa: The University of Alabama Press, Long, Kathryn. “Missionaries communicate a new way of life that replaces, at least partially, the social norms and the behavioral patterns of the society in which the new believers have been converted.” “Missionaries integrate the new believers into a new community.” (Paul the Missionary, Cf.

Early Christian Mission, 11)Author: Kevin Deyoung. How to Become a Foreign Missionary. Becoming a foreign missionary is a brave and difficult journey which will take you some time to accomplish.

Use these steps to get out into the field so that you can reap the harvest. Pray about your 64%(5). The day ended with a home-cooked Vietnamese lunch at St. Paul’s sanctuary, where senior pastor Tolivar Wills gave a short speech about the significance of MLK Jr. Day: “What drove Dr. King was the belief that all humans are made in the image of God.” For many of these students, it was the first time they had ever stepped foot into a church.a sufficient explanation of what was happening on the home base," Ed-mund B.

Chafee reported in "Interest in missions was waning be-fore the depression. All through the decade of the 's the foreign missionary enterprise was being questioned and it was failing to at-tract the vigorous support which it formerly enjoyed.'"5 In his sociologi.Japan, India, and the Arab societies of western Asia.

Missionary cosmo-politanism was more diffuse than Jewish cosmopolitanism. It traded in many fragments of world civilization.4 In its heyday the Protestant foreign missionary project was anything but obscure.

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