2012 Relit: 3 BIBLE-TRANSLATING MISSIONARIES

They took the Great Commission seriously. They invested their lives explaining salvation through Jesus Christ to people who’d never heard. They also translated the Bible into the languages of their listeners. Taking big risks led to big results. Their stories shine as beacons of light to all who share the truths of God’s love with another human being.

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Adoniram Judson [PD-USA]

Adoniram Judson [PD-USA]

ADONIRAM JUDSON (1788-1850).                Pioneer missionary to Burma.

Years of service: 1812-1850.

Wives: Ann (America’s first female foreign missionary, died in Burma), Sarah (died en route to America), and Emily.

A ministry turning point: the conversion of a short-tempered murderer, Ko Tha Byu.

Read Adoniram’s  full story- Adoniram Judson.

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[James C. Hepburn PD-USA]

[James C. Hepburn PD-USA]

JAMES HEPBURN   (1815-1911).                        Medical missionary to Japan.

 Years of service: 1859-1892.

 Wife: Clara.

A ministry turning point: providing          a prosthetic leg for a famous Kabuki actor.

Read James’ full story- James Hepburn.

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[John Hunt, PD-USA]

[John Hunt, PD-USA]

                                                                                                   JOHN HUNT (1812-1848).                                                Missionary to the cannibals of Fiji.

Years of service: 1839-1848.     

Wife:  Hannah      

A ministry turning point: A prayer meeting that led to the salvation of many, including the queen of the local tribe. 

Read John’s full story- John Hunt

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About William E. Richardson

I'm married to a wonderful woman named Deb. We're the parents of a son and daughter who bring great joy to our lives. I currently pastor the Assembly of God church in Afton, Iowa.
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One Response to 2012 Relit: 3 BIBLE-TRANSLATING MISSIONARIES

  1. KATHY ANN MOORE says:

    I so enjoyed this as I always do with everything you present.

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