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"Help Those Women"; A Manual for Women Church Workers (Paperback) Loot Price: R270
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"Help Those Women"; A Manual for Women Church Workers (Paperback): Frederick A. Agar

"Help Those Women"; A Manual for Women Church Workers (Paperback)

Frederick A. Agar

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917. Excerpt: ... II THE MISSION SOCIETY OR CIRCLE AS a force in the local church the mission society or circle, home or foreign, is a growing power. The chief indication of that growth is to be seen in the increasing scope and value of its educational program. It is also shown by the growing value of the mission circles as direct evangelizing agencies. Again it is seen in the increasing size of the budgets containing the money goals for the two specific phases of women's missions when compared with the budget of the local church for those same two general mission enterprises. When first organized it was the purpose of the members to secure a sacrificial offering from the women of the church but long ago the women of the mission circles forsook the idea that they were to gather just an "over-all" or sacrificial offering. They took the position, and rightly so, that their work was to be part of the whole Kingdom task and therefore must be supported by the professing Christian 30 women in proportion as they support any other phase of the plan of world salvation. Their efforts were therefore turned quite largely into channels to produce from the women and children the money needed for their activities. Ir addition they projected certain other forms of indirect money-raising that were of doubtful value, even if they resulted in producing some money at that immediate time. For instance, the system of charging dues to belong to the organization. On the one hand this limited the number of women who participated in the work of the circle. It put a money value on what should have been a necessity of spiritual life. Surely that is not an overstatement. The missionary enterprise is dearest in the heart of God and it is essential to every loving understanding of His Fatherhood that we...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Frederick A. Agar
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 1mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 20
ISBN-13: 978-1-154-60015-5
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-154-60015-7
Barcode: 9781154600155

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