Category Archives: Bible Translation

WILLIAM CAREY

Born AUGUST 17, 1761 He’s the missionary known for saying, “Expect great things from God. Attempt great things for God.” While serving 40 years in India, William Carey never stopped expecting great things and never ceased attempting great things. Along the way, he … Continue reading

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ADONIRAM JUDSON

Born AUGUST 9, 1788 When the guards opened the door of the Burmese prison,  Adoniram hoped it meant his freedom from the sights, sounds, smells, and physical discomfort of the place. So far, he’d endured eleven months of torturous treatment. The guards … Continue reading

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JOHN HUNT

Born JUNE 13, 1812 The invading Fijian warriors stormed the village. They intended to wipe out its residents. But they felt restrained. They planned to kill all the natives and cast them into ovens to cook them for eating. However, they admitted, they couldn’t carry out their … Continue reading

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JAMES HEPBURN

Born MARCH 13, 1815 On missionary James Hepburn’s 90th birthday, the emperor of Japan conferred upon him the Imperial Order of the Rising Sun. God had used James and his wife Clara during a transitional era in Japan’s history. As a result, few … Continue reading

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