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Little-known or remarkable facts about William Carey
No matter how great the obstacles, William Carey expected great things and attempted great things.
How a lukewarm Anglican became a fiery Baptist
Carey saw little success until he was joined by this team
They boldly went where no Christian had gone before
Key people in his life
Carey and his team set forth principles that still guide us today
Infanticide, widow burning, assisted suicide—Carey and other missionaries battled these accepted religious practices
Was Carey right when he said, "I have done little for God"?
The model missionary did not have a model home
Father of modern Protestant missions
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July 24, 1725: John Newton, author of "Amazing Grace" and other hymns, is born in London. Converted to Christianity while working on a slave ship, he hoped as a Christian to restrain the worst excesses of the slave trade, "promoting the life of God in the soul" of both his crew and his African cargo. In 1764 he became an Anglican minister and each week wrote a hymn to be sung to a familiar tune. In 1787 Newton wrote Thoughts Upon the African Slave Trade to help William Wilberforce's campaign to ...

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