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Bachelor of Divinity (B.Div)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
Genesis 8:20; Genesis 12:7; Isaiah 55:11; Romans 10:17; 1 Corinthians 12:3; Ephesians 2:8; Numbers 26:26; Genesis 8:21; Ecclesiastes 7:20; Romans 7:19; Romans 6:23; 1 John 3:5; 2 Corinthians 5:21; Galatians 3:13; Isaiah 53:6; Acts 24:24; Luke 15:11-32; Hebrews 2:3; Exodus 32:26;
A hundred years ago our pioneer missionaries in Michigan used the speediest means at their disposal to spread the Gospel--the pony and the buckboard. Later our missionaries were among the first passengers pulled by the “iron horse” as it gradually blazed a trail westward over the Rockies and to the West Coast. During and for a few years after World War II, our Church preached that same Gospel in the same way, using the modem means of a trailer. The special purpose of open air evangelism by means of trailer missions was to bring the story of the love of Christ to communities where there were no Lutheran churches.
Maack, Roy A., "The History and Function of Trailer Missions in the Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod" (1961). Bachelor of Divinity. 870.
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