Posts tagged with ‘missionary’

  • This Day in History November 10, 1871

    By Ruth on November 10, 2012
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    By Kim Traynor (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons “Dr. Livingston, I presume?”  These were those ever-so-famous lines that were uttered on this day in 1871, by Henry Stanley upon his finding Dr. David Livingstone in Tanzania after searching for the Scottish missionary for about eight months.  Because Dr. Livingstone had been in Africa for quite some time and […]
  • This Day in History October 28, 1949

    By Ruth on October 28, 2012
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    Today’s feature is something that is indeed humbling to me, and I have heard about this amazing story since I was very young.  Have you ever heard of Jim Elliot?  Maybe you are familiar with his wife’s work Through Gates of Splendor.  If not, let me tell you just briefly about Jim Elliot. He was October 8, 1927, in Portland, […]