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by Debbie Alnutt - about 9 days

Belle Patrick: A Kind of Missionary

Perhaps you have heard of reluctant missionaries and pioneer missionaries, but have you ever heard of “a kind of missionary?” This was Patrick Collinson’s description of his mother, Belle Patrick, who as a young woman, went to Algiers, North Africa, to assist Lilias Trotter, noted pioneer missionary to Arab & Berber Muslims. Belle Hay Patrick (1895-1972) was born August 22 in the Scottish fishing commun...

by Debbie Alnutt - 5 months

The Tenacity of Amy Carmichael

"But as it is, they desire a better country, that is, a heavenly one. Therefore God is not ashamed to be called their God; for He has prepared a city for them. For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come" (Hebrews 11:16; 13:14). This is the story of how a Christian sojourner willingly let her feet be "tied" for love’s sake. Amy Carmichael (1867-1951) was an Irish born mis...