Archives for tag: William Carey

The Nature and Encouragements of the Missionary Work

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In 1792, a group of Particular Baptist pastors, mostly from the Northamptonshire Association, founded the Baptist Missionary Society. The key leaders in the formation of the new missions society were Andrew Fuller and William Carey. Fuller, a widely respected pastor-theologian, served as secretary (president) of the BMS from its inception … Read More »

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The Prayer Call of 1784

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We Baptists love to talk about the role that the English Particular Baptists of the 18th century, especially Andrew Fuller and William Carey, played in launching the modern missions movement in the English-speaking world. That movement is often said to begin in 1792 with the formation of the Particular Baptist … Read More »

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William Carey’s View of History

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One of the complaints I sometimes hear from students is that their church history and Baptist history classes are not “practical” enough. Instead of asking, with Tertullian, “what does Athens have to do with Jerusalem,” many of them want to know what any of it has to do with Burnt … Read More »

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Some Reflections on Missions and Evangelism

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Southern Baptists are a Great Commission people. We have been infected with the gospel of Jesus Christ and missions and evangelism are in our blood. It is the heartbeat of who we are. Without a “hot heart” for soul we will die and our death will be deserved. Our passion … Read More »

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