American Baptist International Ministries
American Baptist International Ministries (formerly known as the American Baptist Missionary Union and the American Baptist Foreign Mission Society) is an international Protestant Christian missionary society founded in 1814 in the United States . It is a constituent board affiliated with the American Baptist Churches USA.
The Society was founded in 1814 at the first Triennial Convention and initially sponsored by two American missionaries in Burma, Adoniram Judson and Ann Hasseltine Judson. The organization is the oldest Baptist missionary organization based in North America. The Society was involved in sending workers to many different countries including China during the late Qing Dynasty. As of 2009 the society has missionaries in 76 countries.
Prominent American Baptist Missionaries
- Home Mission Society
- Protestant missionary societies in China during the 19th Century
- Timeline of Chinese history
- 19th Century Protestant Missions in China
- List of Protestant missionaries in China
- Christianity in China
- American Baptist Churches USA
- Convention of Philippine Baptist Churches
- Central Philippine University (The first Baptist university in Asia established by William Orison Valentine)
- American Presbyterian Mission (1867), p. v-vi
- The Missionary Jubilee: An Account of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the American Baptist Missionary Union, at Philadelphia, May 24, 25, and 26, 1864, with Commemorative Papers and Discourses. American Baptist Missionary Union (Sheldon & Co., 1869) (accessed July 1, 2009 on Google Books)
- American Presbyterian Mission (1867). Memorials of Protestant Missionaries to the Chinese. Shanghai: American Presbyterian Mission Press.
- American Baptist International Ministries Official Website
- American Baptist Historical Society website
- Missionary Society, Economic Development History
- Proceedings of the Baptist convention for missionary purposes: held in Philadelphia, in May, 1814, American Baptist Foreign Mission Society (Printed for the convention by Ann Coles, 1814)
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