Skip to comments.The African chief converted to Christianity by Dr Livingstone
Posted on 03/19/2013 4:57:27 PM PDT by the scotsman
'It is 200 years since the birth of David Livingstone, perhaps the most famous of the missionaries to visit Africa in the 19th Century. But as author and Church historian Stephen Tomkins explains, the story of an African chief he converted is every bit as incredible as Livingstone's.'
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I will read the story but I love the headline.
A visiting missionary at my church in high school said that he went into Africa jungles and was preaching to a tribe and was explaining the death and resurrection of Christ, while trying to explain what a nail was.....
Anyway, he said that they opened a can and a nail was in it.
The tribes people said they had heard the story of this Christ before but didn’t understand.......
needless to say this missionary was there about 20 years, preaching and teaching.
Ok, off topic - thought maybe this is connected somehow - that’s all.
On-topic to me. Very interesting.
I LOVE the story.
About 10 years ago, my husband and a group from the high school here was in the highlands of Papua, Indonesia. They were showing the Jesus Film to the villagers there. At one point the villagers started pointing and yelling, “domba, domba!” which means “sheep”. They had heard that sheep existed but never up until that point had ever seen one before.
Stories like bring goose bumps to me. I love them.