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Missionary work in Africa has taken place since the late 1800s. To better understand missionaries in Africa, let’s start by looking at two of the first influential missionaries in Africa: David Livingstone & Mary Slessor. David Livingstone was a missionary to Africa during the 1800s. One key part of his mission was mapping Africa.What did mission colleges do in South Africa?
Many mission colleges in South Africa modeled their practical courses in industry and agriculture — a curriculum known as differentiated education or adapted education — on those of black schools in the United States such as Booker T. Washington’s Tuskegee Institute.What does it mean to be a missionary?
Missionaries are humble people who long to serve Jesus with their life. The Lord guided them to leave their homes to share the Gospel in a different country. We can be encouraged as we see the work God has done in Africa and is continuing to do to this day. Missionary work in Africa has taken place since the late 1800s.Why did missionaries go abroad?
There was a belief that the church had saturated the population. Eventually, job opportunities for ministers became limited. Naturally, it led many ministers to consider going abroad to preach the gospel to unengaged, unreached peoples rather than working in Korea. This served as momentum for more missionaries to go.