Entries in missionaries (4)


The Sky’s the Limit!


S&S link: Christian Life and Faith: Witnessing and Missionary Training: Preaching the Gospel-2e

Authored by Tina Kapp, adapted. Originally published on Just1Thing.
Illustrated by Nozomi Matsuoka. Designed by Roy Evans.

Published by My Wonder Studio. Copyright © 2018 by The Family International


PDF: The Sky’s the Limit!


Notice: Level 2 Lesson Plan: A Missionary Is…

Level 2 Lesson Plan: A Missionary Is…” is a 20- to 30-minute lesson plan now posted in the Parents and Teachers section that highlights the following lesson objective: “Learn of the calling that God places in individuals’ hearts even today to serve as missionaries and spread God’s message of love and salvation.” (Christian Life and Faith: Witnessing and Missionary Training: Missionary Life-2d)


DOC: Notice: Level 2 Lesson Plan: A Missionary Is… (Portuguese)
DOC: Notice: Level 2 Lesson Plan: A Missionary Is… (Spanish)


Famous Missionaries: Amy Carmichael

Place of birth: Millisle, Northern Ireland

Date of birth: December 16, 1867

Family: Eldest of seven children

Countries lived in as a missionary: Japan, India

Amy Wilson Carmichael (1867–1951) was a missionary to Japan and later India, where she opened an orphanage and founded a mission in Dohnavur. She is known for her work in rescuing children who had been dedicated by their families to be temple slaves. She was also known for her passion for telling others of God’s love. Amy served in India for fifty-five years and authored many books about the missionary work there.

 When on board the ship that would take her to her first mission field—Japan—the captain was converted to Christianity after observing how cheerfully Amy faced the dirt and insects onboard. 

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Famous Missionaries: James Gilmour 

James Gilmour (1843–1891), Scottish missionary to Mongolia, went forth with heroic, though lonely, efforts to preach the gospel to a people steeped in forms of Buddhism, spending summers with nomadic1 Mongols on the plains of Mongolia, and winters with Mongols in Peking [Beijing]. He took on the dress and culture of the land‚ learned their language, often traveled on foot, and lived in their yurts.2

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