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A Short History of Student Missions

Stumbled upon an AWESOME video today that gives a great overview of the history of student missions in the USA. At 5.46 minutes, it is short – but, wow, it hits all the top level points – including highlighting the fact that the first USA missionary wasn’t Adoniram Judson as commonly believed. That honor goes to George Lisle, a freed African American slave who went to Jamaica in 1782, 30-years before the Judsons would head to Burma.

Like I said, short view, great stuff. 😀