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Missionaries are people who put service over self and often travel to remote parts of the globe. Typically, they assist natives of the area with basic necessities and medical care, but their primary purpose is the promotion of their religious beliefs.
AnswerDon't tell him before he leaves. The problem with LDS missionaries is that they are working for their church and not suppose to think about women. Telling him might keep him from focusing on the last part of his mission which would be unfair to him, your church, and the people he might be teac…
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Sometimes they are, it depends on the guy. About a week or so after coming home, they should be back to normal. If they aren't, I'd start to suspect that something is wrong.
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From the LDS.org newsroom statistics and history: "Missionary work for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints began in Switzerland on November 24, 1850. A Church publication, the Millennial Star, reported that 20 converts were baptized in 1851, cut many Church members emigrated to America…
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To faithfully live as a follower of Jesus and make disciples as Jesus commanded his disciples to do before he ascended into heaven. Spreading the gospel of Jesus to everyone with a thankful heart. The question is how to define "missionary." The examples above clearly take the most literal defini…
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Dr. David Livingstone (1813-1873) was a doctor and missionary in the Congo.
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Church missions began as soon as the church was founded. The first missionaries were the disciples and the apostle Paul, who went out and preached the gospel to the world. Paul traveled through many foreign countries to share the good news. Answer: That first missionary trip made by Paul was a mil…
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It was built because Spain could hold onto the claim on Alta CA stronger. This is a complicated question. The Spanish Crown did need to secure her territory in California. Due to a lack of interest in migration to California from other parts of Mexico, the Spanish colonial government decided the bes…
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From Wikipedia: The Oregon missionaries were collectively the religious-minded pioneers who settled in the Oregon Country of North America starting in the 1830s with the intent of converting local Native Americans to Christianity.
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Answer: Each board has different requirements but most will ask for a bachelor's degree and a degree from a seminary. Try talking to a counselor at a seminary or contacting the board you want to work with such as International Mission Board (in association with Southern Baptist Committee). You wil…
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New Christian communities were founded and supported.
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In the unevangelized world, there are 20,500 full-time Christian workers and 10,200 foreign missionaries. In the evangelized non-Christian world, there are 1.31 million full-time Christian workers. 103,000 foreign missionaries( 24.5%) , 5,000 being in 31 restricted-countries. In the Christian world,…
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Four He made 4 because he went to rome and sapin and then back to rome so I would include that as his 4rth journey.
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When the colonists settled there they didn't realize that the area was a swampy area full of mosquitoes and disease spread quickly. Also they had hard Winters and Indians attacking and couldn't find water. But if they did find water it would have helped, and eventually they did.
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Probably one of the most famous recent medical missionary was Mother Theresa, a Catholic nun who worked with the poor. In fact, almost all Catholic convents have had medical missionaries. Many non-Catholic churches have medical teams as part of missionary work, for example, the missionaries who were…
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Of course. For example, the Spanish conquistadors did not invade south America to fill the churches, but to fill their pockets. Hand in hand with the missionaries they comitted genocide with that aim. Religion has always been used as a front for aggression and greed, and as a means of pacifying a co…
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Paul was the first missionary. All before had been sent unto the household of Judah, in the land of their nativity.
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To convert the native people, the same reason why missionaries were established in the first place.
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Answer They were a group formed to help protect missionaries on their journeys to spread religion.
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Malcom X was emloyed by the New HAven Railroad between 1943-1946 But later became involved in Drug dealing, gambleing, racketeering, robbery and steering prostitutes. He was later described as "mentaly disqualified for millatary survice" He began to start a series of buglaries of wealthy white fa…
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If you count all denominations, including Catholic, Mormon, Baptist, etc., then there are dozens of missionaries in Australia. Many mission boards list how many missionaries they have in that particular country. One lists 16, one says 56, and so on.
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To make people cathlic.
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Early European explorers came in contact with the first peoples of the New World and reported back home. Organized religions, always competing with one another, struggling for more followers in order to increase their wealth and power base, saw unlimited opportunity for converting pagans into belie…
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Missionaries were among the first Europeans to make their way into Africa. They taught natives about the gospel and also introduced formal education in the continent.
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Christianity was about evangelicalism and therefore western Europe decided to spread the word worldwide, including Africa. The time was around another boom in industry from britain and so ships and able people were plenty.
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Eusebio Kino was a Jesuit missionary in what is now the Southwest of the US.Junípero Serra was a Majorcan Franciscan friar who worked in California.
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Paul was sent on his missionary journeys by the Holy Spirit. So he went on his missionary journeys because God told him to.
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Answer In addition to the things which are common to most Christian denominations i.e. that you gain eternal life by entering the Kingdom of Heaven through Baptism and by practicing the essentials for living a Christian life Catholicism teaches the offering of sacrifice to God and partaking of th…
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There probably are a few Christian missionaries, but the Syrian Civil War is hindering their access to the population and large swathes of Syria are under control of ISIL which imposes Shari'a Law and murders missionaries.
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There probably are a few Christian missionaries, but the Syrian Civil War is hindering their access to the population and large swathes of Syria are under control of ISIL which imposes Shari'a Law and murders missionaries. Historically, Syria was a Secular country with a Pro-Muslim bent. Missionar…
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This question may refer to the Missionaries of the Mormon Church; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Mormon Missionaries are unpaid volunteers who actively seek individuals interested in learning more about the Restored Gospel of Jesus Christ. As Christians, they believe that Jesus Chr…
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There are thousands of missionaries in Australia from nearly every Christian denomination, it would be impossible to list them all.
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We know virtually nothing about Anne as she is not mentioned in scripture. What we know is through tradition that has been handed down for 2000 years. She was Jewish and her husband was named Joachim. They became parents of a daughter, the Blessed Virgin Mary, who became the mother of Our Lord. That…
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To preach the gospel.
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Missionaries feel a calling to help poor and disadvantaged people in their battles of restoring dignity, maintaining health, escaping poverty and above all, learning of the Good News of Christ.
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Converting people to Christianity. It was more than that. In the North they did not establish any churches or attempt any "converts" this was because Fredrick Lugard would not allow them. In areas where Islam dominated Christianity did not have much of an influence. Because Islam is more of a domi…
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The third missionary journey of Paul's took him throughout Asia Minor and Greece. See the map at the links below, and also the map of his final journey before his execution.
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The main goal of a missionary is to spread the gospel of his or her religion, and persuade others to believe in it's doctrines and practices.
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to spread the word of christianity.
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lets see email, telephone, messanger, you know stuff like that. why do you want to contact a missionary? because i am a missionary if you want my email just let me know.
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Your fat assed mum
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Missionary work in England is very prominent. There are several organizations that welcome people to help spread the word of God. OSCAR is a program in England that will locate a missionary group for you.
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James Hudson Taylor, Robert Morrison, and William Burns.
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Although it is extremely dangerous to be a missionary to a country that has forbidden Christianity and/or proselytizing, there are ways that it can be done. Here are three ways that you can become a missionary to a "closed" country: 1) Most of the time, a country which has "closed its doors" to mis…
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Because God tells us to. But God doesn't say we have to be missionaries, but we do have to share the Word with others.
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the tenth of missions and the queen of missions
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Missionary involvement was starting to be allowed in the 1920s when Africa was starting to become safer. Most all of the missionaries started to arrive by sea in the 19th century. After WWI, churches started settling in certain parts of Africa. The churches lasted through most of the colonial era.
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When the Lord formed the earth and the seas all of the earth was in one place, there were no countries as we know them now. As Adam and Ever were the first missionaries to their own family in a certain part of this combined earth. When the earth was divided the place for the first missionaries did n…
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Well, there are actually a lot of rules... missionaries usually carry them around in a little book. Some of the main ones that might be pertinent though... Missionaries can't date or be romantically involved with anyone during their missions. They generally aren't allowed to listen to the radio or w…
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people prayed about 2 times a day.
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was Woodrow Wilson's idea of the United States' moral responsibility to deny recognition to any Latin American government that was viewed as hostile to American interests
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Missionries are not really at church all the time they mainly travel to different areas aroung the world but when they are at church they normally share miracles or great things that had happen on their trip and they just help everyone out
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The Spanish Missionaries came to the Americas because they worked to make native people Christians
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I do not believe that China has opened its boarders to Missionaries yet. Hong Kong however has many missionaries.
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Another answer from our community: There are many accounts of the persecution of Christians in China, and many Chinese Christians find it necessary to worship in secret. Many of these groups are non-denominational, but also come from a wide cross section of denominations and can suffer severely if…
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that makes no sence
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William Tyndale was the first great English missionary. He was a bible translator, and lived between the years 1494 and 1536.
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Since China has thousands of year's worth of history, the country had many famous wars. Some of these famous Chinese wars included the Sino-Tibetan War, both Sino-Japanese Wars, the Chinese Civil War, and the Sino-Vietnamese War.
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French missionaries who were sent to America to bring Christianity were often attacked. The reactions of the natives could be unpredictable, resulting in many of the Jesuits being tortured and killed. The confrontational style of teaching employed by the Jesuits sometimes caused an backlash from the…
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Mother Mary Greene(1843-1933)Personal Profile:She was born in Ireland. Raised up as a Nun and teaches many other nuns. In 1843 she answered a call to come to Canada and teaches in the North West Canadian mission'sshe was going through Mary Greene died in 1933.Contributions & Achievements:Mary ta…
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James Hudson Taylor, Robert Morrison, and William Burns.
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i dont know but i am a missionary in Ecuador close to Argentina.
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I don't know says Megan!!No, not really, like all the other Native American at the other missions.
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Adoniram Judson was not the first American Missionary. Christianity Today and other Christian resources clearly document that the 1st foreign missionaries from American were ex-slaves. 1782 - George Liele, a former pastor & ex-slave, of First African Baptist Church Savannah, Georgia, with four…
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In 2010, there were over 60,000 LDS missionaries world wide.
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They either traveled by land or by sea. They rode horseback up and down the California coast....and sometimes on foot, or in wagons.
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That depends on many factors including denomination and the size of the church for which you are being a missionary. Of course Mormon missionaries don't get paid for what they do. In fact, they have to pay for themselves -- approximately $12,000 to serve for 2 years. I've seen people sell their enti…
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They were missionaries to Chinkiang, China at the time of her birth.
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There are many all over the world it can be answered but not if you travel the world you will not find many but that can't be answered
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The first missionary in China Follow the link below
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I am pretty sure that the details vary, depending on which church you are talking about.
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because it is the tenth mission trust me I'm doing ti for my mission project this year
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it means person who travels to carry the ideas of a religion to others
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The missionary impulse was a document signed by congress in 1819 admitting wrongdoing to the native American people. This document provided them with the same educational opportunities of others if they wanted to take those opportunities.
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to convert Africans to Christianity
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The New Testament Lists them "And God has appointed in the church, first apostles, second prophets, third teachers, then miracles, then gifts of healings, helps, administrations, various kinds of tongues." First Corinthians 12 :28 As a Baptist the list for todays church would be as follows: 1. Ap…
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One was my cousin, 6 times removed, Marcus Whitman. Another was Henry Spalding. Also their wives, Narcissa Whitman and Eliza Spalding. They worked among the Nez Perce tribe.
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The Missionaries lives were not fun. They had to worry about other colonies attacking them,running out of food,catching bad diseases,etc. We have to worry about lightbulbs going out,and phones dying,etc.
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Actually, you should be asking who ARE the missionary. They have something to do with Christianity.
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Monks traditionally isolate themselves from the outside world, often to avoid being "contaminated" by it.Missionaries traditionally go out on "missions" into the outside world to spread the Gospel.
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Walt Whitman is a famous American poet. Narcissa Whitman and her husband Marcus were Christian missionaries who were killed by Native Americans who thought they had poisoned many members of their tribes. The attack on the Whitman's and their traveling companions is known as the Whitman massacre.
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A wimple is a cloth which covers the head and is worn around the neck and chin, worn by nuns in certain orders.
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You probably need to go to Bible school and then to some missionary training organization
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help our people
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One missionary who spent a lot of time in China was Lottie Moon. Another missionary who spent time in China is Paivo Parviainen.
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The missionaries brought Christianity and basic education to the aborigines of remote Australia. To aid in their management of the aboriginal population, they encouraged them to move from their traditional lifestyles onto centralised missions. Here, they were provided such necessities as flour, suga…
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From the lighter side(!); My very young son once said, " Some African people thought missionaries were very tasty and boiled them before eating. " Most of the Africans who don't have any faith in GOD but who still believe in statues do not accept the missionaries and they kill them or eat them as th…
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A Way of Preaching the Gospel.Missionaries wanted to Teach people their Religion. that's right
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Paul took three main missionary journeys.
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Foreigners, Occidentals (Westerners) in particular, during the experiences of Japanese Officials, seemed to have a habit of being dishonest. When these foreigners, for example might say, "...we only want to establish a trading base here...", the Japanese would later learn that a new city was being p…
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No. Alliance churches are evangelical Christian churches holding to main doctrines of Christianity and having a particular focus on missions. The well-known preacher , AW Tozer, was from the Alliance church.
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Robert Morrison was the first Protestant missionary to set foot in China. He arrived there on September 7, 1807 and stayed there for 27 years.
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To become a missionary first you must g=raise money or get a sponsor to pay for your trip and training. Then contact a mission agency. Then train. Finally go on small mission trips. Now you are ready!
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Francisco Colin was a Jesuit priest and early historian of the Phillipines.
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I think its in Antioch
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Frey Junipero Serra was one.
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