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309 – Nov. 05 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Five of their children went as missionaries 1855 – William Bagby was born and later was saved under the preaching of Rufus C. Burleson, during the time that the pioneer preacher was President of Waco University in Texas. While there, William studied theology under Dr. B. H. Carroll, and graduated in 1875, and four years later was ordained into the…

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255 – Sept. 12 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Shanghai – 1850 Forty-two Fruitful years in China 1847 – Matthew T. Yates and his wife Eliza, his childhood sweetheart who he had married on Sept. 27, 1846, arrived in the Shanghai harbor for a most fruitful forty-two year ministry in China. Matthew’s father and mother were active in a Baptist church in N.C. where his father William was a…

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244 – Sept. 01 – This Day in Baptist History Past

She Proved a “Worthy Successor” Sep. 01, 1845 – Sarah Hall Boardman Judson died on a ship in the port of St. Helena. She had embarked with her second husband Adoniram Judson and three children on the previous April 26th, at the request of physicians, with the hope of saving her life, after she contracted a chronic illness. She was…

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243 – Aug. 31 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Judson Birth Place A Baptist by Conviction 1817 – Rev. Adoniram Judson, Sr. and his wife Abigail were immersed by Dr. Thomas Baldwin into the membership of the Second Baptist Church of Boston, Mass. They were the parents of Adoniram Judson, Jr. who was the renowned missionary to Burma. The elder Judson had graduated from Yale in 1776 and held…

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225 – Aug. 13 – This Day in Baptist History Past

Four hundred years invested by one family Shanghai on Fire 1937 – Japan attacked Shanghai.  Stephen Josiah Goddard, the son of a long line of American missionaries to China returned to the US with his wife Elizabeth, only to return in Nov. of 1939.  As the threat of war escalated, his wife and son went back to the states.  His…

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Mrs. Elaine Wilson Celebrates Her 98th Birthday – Dr. Greg J. Dixon

  Elaine Wilson, the wife of the late Dr. Art Wilson, celebrated her ninety-eighth birthday with her son Paul and his wife along with a few close friends, at the Jordan Creek Care Center in Springfield, Missouri Sunday, August the fourth.  Rev. and Mrs. Bill Hathaway and Rev. and Mrs. Bill Anderson also paid a visit to her during the…

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Bus overturns in Indianapolis, kills 3, 2 Dozen Injured

  US News  By Jack Phillips, Epoch Times | July 27, 2013 A Colonial Hills Baptist Church bus coming back to Indiana crashed on Saturday, killing three and injuring 26 others. The bus was carrying teenagers who were returning to Indiana from a church camp in Michigan. It crashed just a few minutes from the church, reported The Associated Press. Three people–a husband…

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195 – July 14 – This Day in Baptist History Past

“A Person can die and not be afraid” John Taylor Jones was born at new Ipswich, New Hampshire. When he was about 15 years old, he received Christ as Savior and joined the Congregational Church in Ashby, Mass. During his biblical studies, he had a change of thinking concerning the mode and subjects of baptism and in 1828 he was…

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190 – July, 09 – This Day in Baptist History Past

His heart remained in Burma Rev. and Mrs. J.G. Binney sailed in Nov. 1843 to Burma to open a training school for the Karen a Baptist training school to prepare native men for the gospel ministry. They were sent out by they were sent out by the Triennial Convention in Philadelphia. When the need became apparent, because of the successful…

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63 – March 04 – THIS DAY IN BAPTIST HISTORY PAST

The Heroine of Burma Four preachers gathered at the grave site in March of 2004 where they were rewarded for their efforts.  Two Americans and two Burman men had made the trip-all intent on finding the place where the remains of Ann Judson had been laid to rest.  Ann had originally been buried under a Hopia tree near the waters…

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