Missionary Activity Still Legitimate, Important Work

There have been missionaries to “foreign” places and ethnic groups from the time of the Apostle Paul to the present. The modern Protestant missionary movement, however, began with Englishman William Carey in 1792. Building upon Carey’s groundbreaking...

British Baptists Remember William Carey

Baptist churches around Great Britain celebrated the 250th anniversary of the birth of William Carey over the weekend. Born on Aug. 17, 1761, Carey, a Baptist minister, linguist and botanist, is often dubbed the “father of modern mission.” In 1792, he...

None of Us is Truly Free, While Anyone Is Bound

William Carey published his “Enquiry into the Obligations of Christians to Convert the Heathens” in 1792. Its title was not exactly snappy, but its effect was seismic. From it arose the modern missionary movement. We know about this, but there is a...