Issue 90 Adoniram & Ann Judson: American Mission Pioneers

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Adoniram & Ann Judson: Did You Know?

Interesting and little-known facts about the Judsons and other early American missionaries.

Rebecca Golossanov

Living History

In New Orleans, the saints go marching on.

Chris Armstrong

Seats of learning

Why we sit in church.

Jennifer Woodruff Tait

Let Freedom Ring

The young American republic was ready to break new frontiers-at home and abroad. It's no wonder missionary pioneers Adoniram and Ann Judson were the "American Idols" of their day.

Ruth A. Tucker

The Man Who Gave the Bible to the Burmese

As a preacher, translator, prisoner, Husband, and homeland hero, Adoniram Judson demonstrated his conviction that a missionary is a missionary for life.

Richard V. Pierard

The Mother of Modern Missions

By bravely going where no American wife had gone before, Ann Hasseltine Judson inspired generations of women to become missionaries.

Dana L. Robert

More than rubies

Widowed twice, Adoniram Judson was blessed with not one but three extraordinary wives. Though Ann was the first and most famous, Sarah and Emily made significant contributions of their own.

Rosalie Beck

The Golden Kingdom

What was the exotic, distant land of Burma like? Ann Judson's memoirs gave 19th-century Americans a Provocative glimpse.

James Homer Thrall

From Sea to Shining Sea

Separation, seasickness, and study prepared early American missionaries for the ardors of the work ahead.

Stephen R. Berry

Lord, Send Us

A Kaleidoscope of evangelists

Sarah Johnson and Eileen Moffett

Unforgettable

Both near and far, the Judson legacy endures.

Rosalie Hall Hunt

Fighting the Other Slave Trade

Women against sexual trafficking.

Lisa Thompson

Uniting Personal Faith and the Larger Church

What I learned from reading the letters of Ignatius of Antioch.

Patrick Henry Reardon
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