A tool for learning about world missions

Crossword Puzzle 3: World evangelism history

Based on material regarding missions history in chapter 3, Discovering Missions by Gailey and Culbertson

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2 A man from Mecca who became the founder of Islam; a series of his "revelations" were written down and became the Qur'an.
5 The Count whose fervor sparked Moravian missionary outreach to the New World and to India
6 Founder of the China Inland Mission
7 The most visible cross-cultural missionary of New Testament times
9 Dispersion of Jews to distant places, creating over about five hundred years a network through which first-century Christian mission could flow.
10 An English slave who escaped and then returned as a Christian missionary to the land (Ireland) where he had been enslaved
12 Syrian who went to China as a missionary in the 600s; a limestone monument discovered in China tells of his ministry there
1 The 150 years of peaceful stability which Roman rule brought to the Mediterranean basin
3 One of the six students in the Haystack Prayer Meeting of 1806
4 Key leader of the Student Volunteer Movement of the late 1800s and early 1900s.
8 First Protestant missionary to China
11 The man known as "the father of the modern missionary movement"

Crossword puzzle answers

    -- Howard Culbertson,

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Based on material in book Discovering Missions by Charles Gailey and Howard Culbertson, published by what is now called The Foundry.

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