The Real World of Discipleship
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The Real World of Discipleship

It's one thing to tell a gangster, “Tell the truth in court,” and another to spend a month's worth of living expenses on an attorney to defend him. Add to that home visitation and prayer and court dates and you have an example of real world discipleship. This is what missionary Jackie Pullinger did for...

Inconvenienced for Jesus
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Inconvenienced for Jesus

At the Walled City Youth Club, addicts were coming to Jesus. However, not everyone was happy about this. One evening, someone broke into the club, destroyed the equipment, and covered the walls and floor with sewage. Pullinger thought about giving up and going back to England. But then, she thought about “turning the other cheek.”...

Gangsters Believe in Jesus
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Gangsters Believe in Jesus

In spite of persistently loving the poor in Hong Kong, missionary Jackie Pullinger still had no converts at the end of the year. None of the older missionaries did, either. But one night, Ms. Pullinger met a Chinese couple with power and vitality. Pullinger knew they had what she was missing and asked them to...

Loving the Poor
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Loving the Poor

The words, “Jesus loves you,” don't mean much to someone who has never been loved or heard of Jesus. To combat this problem, Jackie Pullinger began to greatly invest in the lives of the poor in the Walled City. Loving the poor meant standing in line with them all day to fill out a school...

A City Called Darkness
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A City Called Darkness

One name for the “Walled City” in Hong Kong was Hak Nam, meaning, “Darkness.” Neither China nor England exercised legal jurisdiction over the city. Child prostitutes, heroin and opium addicts, and gangsters lived among buildings so crowded together that the sun could not get through. They had no electricity, no sanitation, and no running water....

God’s Call to Hong Kong
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God’s Call to Hong Kong

How did an ordinary, worldly woman from England end up ministering to Chinese gangsters for 50+ years? In Chasing the Dragon, Jackie Pullinger describes her early life, conversion, and God's call to Hong Kong. Rejected from every missionary society and qualified only as a piano and oboe player, Jackie finally took a brave step of...

Chasing the Dragon
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Chasing the Dragon

One young Chinese gangster, Ah Tong, protected his gang brother in a fight by jumping in front of the attacker. At the hospital, a nurse announced that Ah Tong would lose his arm, and possibly his life. A Christian missionary who had never met the man prayed, and he was healed. But, he was still...

Double Miracle Offertory
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Double Miracle Offertory

When Moses asked the children of Israel to bring offerings to build the tabernacle, men and women responded with willing, joyful hearts. They brought jewelry, gold, leather, and cloth. Women even spun special cloth for the occasion. So great was the response that Moses had to ask the people to stop giving! In the New...

August 2018 Offertory with Prayer
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August 2018 Offertory with Prayer

This message blends our usual offertory with prayer for our listeners. We pray for several who wrote to us, and then take a call from a backslidden man in need of physical healing. Bless God, by the end of the hour, $1,100 is pledged! Now we're just $470 short of our almost $4,000 goal. Will...

What’s the Context? — Part 5
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What’s the Context? — Part 5

Today Is “Elephant-Eater” Commitment Day! Are you making the commitment to read through the Bible annually? If so, Bible reading chart links are just below. Bible-Reading Charts: Since this is day of making a commitment for annual Bible reading, Jim shares this link that will resolve to a page on The Navigators website — https://finestofthewheat.org/charts-npc....