This February, we mourned the passing of Billy Graham. Had he lived until November 7, 2018, he would have reached 100 years of age. Billy Graham had a preaching ministry that impacted the world perhaps more than any other in modern history. There are those who debate the effectiveness of Billy Graham’s ministry and methodology […]

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This is the seventh and final part in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we are wrapping up the series by looking at the overall impact of Scotland’s sending of missionaries and what it means for us today.  It is clear when learning about the sending of missionaries […]

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This is the sixth in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we’re looking at another missionary who played a part in the movement. Born in Aberdeen in 1848, Mary Slessor was a forerunner for hard-working female missionaries in pioneer work on the continent of Africa. “Exploration and pioneer […]

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This is the fifth in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we’re looking at two more missionaries who played a part in the movement. Robert Moffat Born in East Lothian in 1795, Robert Moffat was one of the most influential missionaries in Africa. One historian claimed that he […]

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This is the fourth in our series on Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. Today, we’re looking at another Scottish missionary who played a part in the movement. John Paton was born in 1824 in Dunfries, Scotland. It was here that the seeds of John Paton’s missionary call were planted, watered, and […]

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This is the third of a series of posts examining Scotland’s involvement in the Great Century of Christian Missions. While the first two posts examined some of the factors that contributed to Scotland’s incredible missionary sending, the next four posts will examine various Scottish individuals who played a part in the movement. Each person had […]

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Last week, we began a series of posts studying what caused the small country of Scotland to play such a large role in the Great Century of Missions. In our first post, we discussed the evangelical revival that took place in Scotland and the preachers who consistently preached on sin, grace, and salvation. This week, […]

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Much can be learned from studying the history of Christian Missions. We can learn about missions leadership, church-planting strategies, errors to avoid, the important of indigenization, and successful mobilization, to name a few topics. The history of Christian Missions is incredibly vast, filled with countless stories of God’s provision and grace. We are going to […]

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