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History of Christian Missions: Mary Slessor

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…

History of Christian Missions: Robert Moffat & David Livingstone

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…

History of Christian Missions: John Paton

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….

History of Christian Missions: Thomas Chalmers and Alexander Duff

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…

History of Christian Missions: Mobilizing Scottish Missionaries

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…

History of Christian Missions: An Introduction to the Scottish Revival

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…

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