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    JAMAICA

    CHRISTIAN

    Volume

    9

    Jan. Feb.

    Mar.,

    1959

    No.

    1

    God'sBockPasture

    Small, s t r u f f f f l i n j c grroups of

    Christ

    ians, desperately

    needing:

    someone to

    conduct services

    and preach

    the Word

    o f God to

    them;

    and yo u nR, would-be

    preachers,

    eager

    for

    a chance

    to try

    their

    wings ,

    can often be br ought to

    gether quite happily

    to

    the mut ual

    ben

    e f i t

    of both. And. ince both of these

    a r e

    g e n e r a l l y

    i n s o l v e n t

    i t

    f a l l s

    t h e

    l o t

    of the

    mis s io n aries to

    f ur n i sh the

    bus

    fare

    i n

    order

    to

    bring the two together.

     We re grateful t o those of y o u who

    have sent funds designated for this

    purpose.)

    HELP WANTED

    This semester,

    three

    o f

    the older

    students, B r o t h e i - s

    Parker,

    Johnson, a nd

    Gordon, have

    been

    making uch

    trips

    o u t

    t o

    these

    f a r - o f f l i t t l e a c c e s s i b l e

    spots

    to preach the gospel . assava Pon d ,

    Lluidas Vale.

    Mt.

    Rosser, and Charlton.

    Usually, these places

    are

    not

    counted

    as

    churches, but

    ' preaching

    points

    because they are not

    able

    to f a i t h f u l l y

    conduct

    their

    own

    services.

    The num

    ber of baptized believers in

    s uch

    places may range

    fr om

    five to

    twenty,

    with

    a good

    many children

    attending

    Bible school.

    Remember hese

    young

    men

    n y our

    prayers, as the y labor

    for

    the Lord

    o u t

    in His back pastures.

    Several

    have

    been

    won

    to the

    Lord

    as

    a result of

    their

    efforts.

    R a l l y I n

    May

    An l l - i s l a n d rally

    i s being

    planned

    for May

    25th,

    which i s

    Empire

    Day, a

    national

    holiday

    in J a ma ic a . Woodrow

    P h i l l i p s

    former

    missionary and

    present

    professor

    i n

    Ozark

    Bible

    College,

    w i l l

    be back in the island for

    a

    v i s i t and

    w i l l be the

    featured

    speaker.

    Every effort i s being made

    to

    ob

    tain

    permission

    fr om the

    Kingston City

    Council to

    use the Ward Theatre

    (the

    c i t y

    auditorium) for the

    r a l l y . We

    are

    working and praying

    to

    make this the

    l a r g e s t

    and

    most i n f l u e n t i a l g a t h e r i n g

     m

    • S i

    l i ;

    l l

    Parker, Johnson and Mitchell

    CHURCH SITE IN

    MANDEVILLE

    Our

    long

    cher i she d

    desire to

    s e e

    a

    s tr o n g New

    Testament

    church estab

    lished in Mandeville, one o f the chief

    townships in

    Jamaica,

    i s

    another

    step

    further toward r e a l i z a t i o n

    with

    the

    p u r c ha s e

    of a

    uitable

    site.

    Fred Hintz located there

    with

    his

    family

    early

    in 1958 with

    the p u rp o s e in

    mind

    to

    begin

    a church. He

    made a

    careful search for either

    building

    or

    land to purchase,

    and toward the end

    of

    the

    year

    located a g o o d buy.

    A

    o c a l lawyer, who has been

    legal

    advisor

    for

    many y e a r s graciously

    made me a

    personal

    loan, without

    in

    t e r e s t to make the down

    p ayme nt

    l a s t

    we u p

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    JAN.

    FEB. MARCH.

    959

    Page

    five

    The

    News

    n

    Pictures

    i r J . - :

    Mr.

    and Mrs. Donald Black

    were visitors

    to the

    island

    during De

    cember. He i s minister

    of

    the Hiprhland

     ark Christian Church in Chattanooga

    Tennessee

    which

    supp orts the

    Jamaican

     

    A '

    '̂ 9

    >

    -

    Harrv and

    Adele Hill man

    agers

    of the

    Christian Prep School

    help

    ed in

    the

    Holiday

    Bible School at

    Braeton. Their school

    is

    located

    in Half

    Way

    Tree

    and two Seminary

    graduates

    are employed as

    teachers.

    i j

    Little visitors Janie and Fred

    die Hintz along with baby sister

    Athelia spent

    two weeks

    with th e

    Fream

    children

    in January while their

    mother was

    in the

    hospital. Mother is

    well now and all are home again in

    Mandeville.

    Kingston the

    capital

    of

    Jamaica is

    the

    largest English-speaking

    city

    south of

    Florida.

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    Page Six

    JAN. FEB.

    MARCH

    959

    Answered

    Prayer

    Not o n e r

    ago.

    we

    requested

    earnest

    prayer for a i t u a t i o n which

    i&reatened

    division. You will rejoice with us to

    know that the p o t e n t i a l threat

    to

    the

    churches

    by

    the anti's has largely dis

    sipated, and does not

    now

    constitute

    a serious

    problem. Of course,

    since they

    have

    been introduced into the island,

    they

    may always

    be

    a

    f a c t o r

    t o deal

    with, but our

    own congregations are

    not

    now

    troubled,

    with one exception

    where the s i t u a t i o n i s

    well

    in hand. The

    two

    chief defectors

    have quarreled with

    each

    other

    over money, and one has

    left the

    island.

    Church ite

    in

    Mandeville

    (Continued from page

    1)

    for sale

    one

    of the two

    remaininc

    lots

    adjoining the

    Seminary

    property

    in

    Kingston, which have been held by.

    he

    Trust as

    an

    investment. In February,

    the

    half

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    GR TOH

    nd

    GS tCE

    M RIEENSIGN

    J U L

    25

    9 5 3

    B o x

    2 0 , K i n g s t o n

    1 0 ^

    J a m a i c a , W e s t I n d i e s

    .

     e 0 9 tut new having no more place in these parts

    and

    having a great desire©-

    ©

    a   a that ay

    come

    unto you with joy

    i y

    the will of

    Gcd^

    and may

    with

    you

    he

    refreshed©

    a <

    o

    (Romans 15^25^32)

    D e a r

    B r o t h e r M o E a r l a n d , J u n e 1 5 , 1 9 5 9

    ( s e n t

    o

    June«=July'has brou^t more interesting

    items

    for the

    record

    bociks of God

    and

    man© We are happy to share these things with you who have been

    so

    faithful in caring

    for

    the things

    of

    God in

    Jamaica©

    Time has been, as usual, at a r e m ; . i i m

    as

    I preached

    1

    sermons,

    tau^t

    2 ? hours

    of

    Seminary classes, tau^t 3

    essons in the

    chorches,

    attended 2

    vangelists*

    i a e e t ~

    ings,

    1 leaders meeting ,

    1 Trust

    meeting, 1 missionary

    prayer

    meeting,

    held

    a

    t w o ' - ' d o y s Men s

    Institute,

    and worked on

    the Penwood

    Rd©

    house of

    worship©

    The two-

    days Men's Institute was quite

    s u c c e 3 s f i . i l

    with

    3 0

    men f r o D i 6 ongregations in a t t e n d - ^

    anccg The so-called leaders

    meeting

    was

    used of the

    Lord

    far beyond our

    esqjecta-

    tions in

    accomplishing

    sane

    immediate good

    in

    exposing more

    fully

    the think ing, atti~

    tudes,

    and objectives of

    some

    of

    the S eminary graduates

    We have

    been

    making a

    very strenuous effort to complete

    the

    Penwood

    Rd©

    building

    With your continuing

    i ^ l p ^ ,

    we hope

    to h c -