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The Truth of 1 Corinthians 15:58!

In my previous post, I began the story of David and Svea Flood, missionaries to the Congo (formerly the Belgian Congo, then Zaire) in 1921, exactly 100 years ago. I described how they had wanted to reach the unreached people deep in the jungle, but that when they eventually hacked a path through, they were […]

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An Unusual Missionary Story - David & Svea Flood

A Singaporean friend of many years, Gideon Lim, shared with me a most unusual missionary story this weekend which I had never heard before. It is extremely impacting for our insight into both the cost and the potential of cross-cultural missionary work. It will take me several posts to share this narrative that ends well, […]

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Fruit From a Dark Valley - Adoniram Judson - Pt 4

Read the first three blogs on Adoniram Judson: Part 1 - The Struggle Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Part 3 - Four Lessons from the Life of Adoniram Judson   In my previous blog I touched on four lessons from the life of Adoniram Judson. This week I want to focus more intently […]

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Four Lessons From the Life Of Adoniram Judson - Pt 3

Read Part 1 - The Struggle Read Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Three weeks ago I looked at Adoniram Judson’s unusual call to mission, then last week at his remarkable wife, Ann. This week I want to look at four lessons from his life, lessons that are not just historical facts but are […]

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A Marriage Made in Heaven? Adoniram Judson - Pt 2

Read Part 1 - The Struggle Following God’s powerful intervention in his life (see previous post) Adoniram Judson surrendered to the Lord. Two events then coincided in his life. The first was his call to missions. The second was his marriage. Judson had visited the Hasseltine family, who were also involved in foreign missions. John […]

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The Struggle - Adoniram Jason - Pt 1

Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) was an American missionary who served in Burma (Myanmar) for almost forty years. When Judson began his missionary work in Burma, he set a goal of translating the Bible and founding a church of 100 members before his death. That was a reasonable and specific target for a land without any church. […]

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JO Fraser's Challenge to us today

Listen to these lessons from the life of one of Ross’ missionary heroes, JO Fraser. An excerpt from Ross' blog post; J.O.Fraser; Hidden Missionary Hero, Forgotten Lessons James Outram Fraser (J O Fraser) is one of my spiritual heroes and missionary mentors. We never met in the flesh, but the impact of his life on […]

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Why Did J.O Fraser Leave England To Do Cross-Cultural Mission In Remotest China?

In this second blog I want to ask a simple question – what motivated J.O Fraser to leave the security of a good engineering career in the UK and go and serve God by doing cross-cultural missions in the remotest parts of China?

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J.O.Fraser; Hidden Missionary Hero, Forgotten Lessons

Who is J O Fraser? James Outram Fraser (J O Fraser) is one of my spiritual heroes and missionary mentors. We never met in the flesh, but the impact of his life on me is huge. And yet despite his immense success, he is not as famous as other ‘top’ missionaries. In his book “The […]

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The Truth of 1 Corinthians 15:58!

September 17, 2021
In my previous post, I began the story of David and Svea Flood, missionaries to the Congo (formerly the Belgian Congo, then Zaire) in 1921, exactly 100 years ago. I described how they had wanted to reach the unreached people deep in the jungle, but that when they eventually hacked a path through, they were […]
Read More

An Unusual Missionary Story - David & Svea Flood

September 10, 2021
A Singaporean friend of many years, Gideon Lim, shared with me a most unusual missionary story this weekend which I had never heard before. It is extremely impacting for our insight into both the cost and the potential of cross-cultural missionary work. It will take me several posts to share this narrative that ends well, […]
Read More

Fruit From a Dark Valley - Adoniram Judson - Pt 4

September 3, 2021
Read the first three blogs on Adoniram Judson: Part 1 - The Struggle Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Part 3 - Four Lessons from the Life of Adoniram Judson   In my previous blog I touched on four lessons from the life of Adoniram Judson. This week I want to focus more intently […]
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Four Lessons From the Life Of Adoniram Judson - Pt 3

August 27, 2021
Read Part 1 - The Struggle Read Part 2 - A Marriage Made in Heaven? Three weeks ago I looked at Adoniram Judson’s unusual call to mission, then last week at his remarkable wife, Ann. This week I want to look at four lessons from his life, lessons that are not just historical facts but are […]
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A Marriage Made in Heaven? Adoniram Judson - Pt 2

August 20, 2021
Read Part 1 - The Struggle Following God’s powerful intervention in his life (see previous post) Adoniram Judson surrendered to the Lord. Two events then coincided in his life. The first was his call to missions. The second was his marriage. Judson had visited the Hasseltine family, who were also involved in foreign missions. John […]
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The Struggle - Adoniram Jason - Pt 1

August 13, 2021
Adoniram Judson (1788-1850) was an American missionary who served in Burma (Myanmar) for almost forty years. When Judson began his missionary work in Burma, he set a goal of translating the Bible and founding a church of 100 members before his death. That was a reasonable and specific target for a land without any church. […]
Read More

JO Fraser's Challenge to us today

January 15, 2020
Listen to these lessons from the life of one of Ross’ missionary heroes, JO Fraser. An excerpt from Ross' blog post; J.O.Fraser; Hidden Missionary Hero, Forgotten Lessons James Outram Fraser (J O Fraser) is one of my spiritual heroes and missionary mentors. We never met in the flesh, but the impact of his life on […]
Read More

Why Did J.O Fraser Leave England To Do Cross-Cultural Mission In Remotest China?

November 11, 2017
In this second blog I want to ask a simple question – what motivated J.O Fraser to leave the security of a good engineering career in the UK and go and serve God by doing cross-cultural missions in the remotest parts of China?
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J.O.Fraser; Hidden Missionary Hero, Forgotten Lessons

November 11, 2017
Who is J O Fraser? James Outram Fraser (J O Fraser) is one of my spiritual heroes and missionary mentors. We never met in the flesh, but the impact of his life on me is huge. And yet despite his immense success, he is not as famous as other ‘top’ missionaries. In his book “The […]
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