King's Business - 1928-03

March 1928


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are many opportunities to speak o f Christ to many who have never heard His name. Speaking of such an experience, she says: “ If the people who hesitate about coming to the foreign field could experience it once,, surely there would be no difficulty in evangelizing the world in this genera­ tion.” And she adds this other w


World S. S. Convention in Los Angeles Plans have been carefully formulated and work is well under way looking to­ ward the entertainment of delegates and guests who will attend the TENTH WORLD SUNDAY SCHOOL CON­ VENTION to be held in Los Angeles, July 11th to 18th. Provision is being made for seven thousand accredited delegates from the world field. There will be thou­ sands of others coming to Southern Cali­ fornia upon this occasion. Several of the Bible Institute faculty have places on the Committees in charge. The Bible Institute of Los Angeles wishes to extend a most cordial invitation to all convention delegates and visitors to- visit our buildings and become acquainted with our work. News Briefs During his tour to Palestine and the Near East, REV. S. P. M ac LENNAN, Pastor o f the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood, California, had the pleas­ ure o f greeting MISSES LEONA REN- KEL and GRACE OGG, both of the Class o f 1926. They are at work at Shweifat, Mt. Lebanon, Syria, under The Bible Lands Gospel Mission, and are very happy at the task. —o— REV. AND MRS. J. W. WILSON, JR. ’22, have given us a description of Christmas festivities at Encarnación, Para­ guay. The program included a Saturday picnic with a Christmas tree, and regula­ tion program in the evening. The Sun­ day was given over to a dedication ser­ vice of children, a wedding, and baptisms. It was a great day for both the Christians and those outside. — o— WESLEY O. KEMPTNER, of the Africa Inland Mission, the Belgian Con­ go, faces his great task in a most hopeful, trustful fashion. H e and his associates on the station are responsible for a par­ ish covering about five thousand square. miles with a population o f not less than one hundred thousand people. Many of the B. I. family will remember MRS. KEMPTNER as FLORA H. PIERSON T4. —o— A fall wedding o f interest to many friends was solemnized at the Maranatha . Tabernacle in Glendale when MARY CASSITY ’27, became the bride of RUSSELL L. NICHOLS. Mr. Nichols has been a student of the Evening School for several years. Congratulations! —o^- NICHOLAS G. BAKAN ’26, was or­ dained to the Gospel ministry, Thursday, January 19th. This impressive service was held in the Fishermen’s Club Room, under the direction o f the Presbytery o f Los

Angeles, under the Presbyterian Church. The sermon was delivered by Dr. John McNeill and the charge to the minister by Dr. John M. Maclnnis. —o— J. AUSTIN BRILLHART ’18, is now pastor o f the Sunland Baptist Church, Sunland, California. He was ordained to the Gospel ministry by the Baptist Church, December 11, 1927, at Sunland. He is happy in his new work in this splendid field and requests the prayerful interest of the Bible Institute family. A recent_ meeting o f the Student Mis­ sionary Union was o f unique order. Th topic o f the hour was “Voices around the World” and the several parts o f the pro­ gram were presented by students from different mission fields of the world. Rep­ resentatives from New Mexico, Japan, India, South America, China and Persia, were heard in Song and address. It was very evident that the Biola student body is recruited from the world field, even as it is true that her graduates go' out into all the world to make disciples. —O— JACOB C. KOBES ’24, is now in charge o f the Toadlena Mission of the Christian Reformed Church, Toadlena, New Mexico. —o— Friends o f REV. OTHO P. D. La PORTE ’20, have received a finely worded Christmas and New Year letter from him and his work at Legaspi, Albay, P. I., Presbyterian Mission. Evidently work in a foreign field has not caused the loss of the artistic touch. —o— EDNA WARD ’22, of the United Pres­ byterian Mission, Sargohda, Punjab, In­ dia, has been having the privilege of working out in a new, district where there

Zealous, Well-Taught Men “I know o f no agencies better fitted to place in the field in the shortest possible time a body o f godly, zealous, and well-taught men and women, to press the battle against the powers o f darkness, than the Bible Insti­ tutes and Bible Colleges where the Word o f God is the founda­ tion>o f all the instruction and it­ self • occupies the preeminent place in the curriculum. God speed them!” Rev. Harry A. Ironside.

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