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Dec 31, 2020
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Hello,

I am interested in meeting people who have Missions experience, who are familiar with Don Richardson's work. Also, I would be interested in hearing from others who have similar experience in the Mission field with the use of 'Cultural compasses.' I have really enjoyed the books Peace Child, Lords of the Earth, Eternity in their Hearts, Brutchko and God's Promise to the Chinese. I also enjoyed the documentary 'Beyond the Gates of Splendor' based on the book 'Through Gates of Splendor'.

While I have the book 'Christ in Ancient Vedas', I have not read the book all the way through and I was hoping to find Indian Christians with whom I could discuss this book and ask questions.
 

Mission21

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Welcome to CC.
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I remember reading the book..years ago.
- 'Eternity in their Hearts'
Interesting mission story.
- in Papua New Guinea ( 1960's )
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The title of the book is from.. the Bible verse.
- Ecclesiastes 3:11
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Blessings,
 

Shandy

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Sep 12, 2020
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Welcome to the forum. Hope you find the ones with the interests you want to share.
Many members here so there must be some.
 

JPPT1974

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Hope you enjoy it on here. Really you are a poet and you know it. And really can draw well. Never got that LOL. But welcome and feel free to post!
 

TabinRivCA

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Oct 23, 2018
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Welcome to CC and glad to have you joining us this new year:) My mission is giving food to the poor in my area. Hope to see you around the Forums, God bless you!
 

oyster67

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May 24, 2014
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Hello,

I am interested in meeting people who have Missions experience, who are familiar with Don Richardson's work. Also, I would be interested in hearing from others who have similar experience in the Mission field with the use of 'Cultural compasses.' I have really enjoyed the books Peace Child, Lords of the Earth, Eternity in their Hearts, Brutchko and God's Promise to the Chinese. I also enjoyed the documentary 'Beyond the Gates of Splendor' based on the book 'Through Gates of Splendor'.

While I have the book 'Christ in Ancient Vedas', I have not read the book all the way through and I was hoping to find Indian Christians with whom I could discuss this book and ask questions.
Not familiar with anything you have mentioned, but If you have Jesus in you heart, then we share the greatest thing by far!:) Blessings and welcome to CC!
 

SoulWeaver

Senior Member
Oct 25, 2014
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Hi Goldensparrow, and welcome. I am not familiar with the books you're bringing up, nor am I Indian :) but I don't believe in parochialism, and am very interested in the subjects you mentioned.

Vedas are pretty sizeable, can't say I've studied them... But I did read the Upanishads - which, saying this for unfamiliar reader, came in the end like a conclusion, they are a lot closer to the Bible when compared to the rest. They mention "gods", but these gods are revealed to be powerless and of no effect when faced with the supreme creator Spirit. The Bible isn't quite "monotheistic" either, just like the Upanishads, it mentions other gods, but they are considered powerless and of no effect compared to the creator Spirit.
The Upanishads (Vedanta) teach about the Spirit, whose Word upholds the universe.

"'He is One, Governor, Self of all, Creator of many out of one. He that dare discover Him within, rejoices; what other dare rejoice? 'He is imperishable among things that perish. Life of all life, He, though one, satisfies every man's desire. He that dare discover Him within, knows peace; what other dare know peace?'
'Where shall I find that joy beyond all words? Does He reflect another's light or shine of Himself?'
Neither sun, moon, stars, fire nor lightning lights Him. When He shines, everything begins to shine. Everything in the world reflects His light.'

Katha Upanishad​
 

Mel85

Daughter of the True King
Mar 28, 2018
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Hello,

I am interested in meeting people who have Missions experience, who are familiar with Don Richardson's work. Also, I would be interested in hearing from others who have similar experience in the Mission field with the use of 'Cultural compasses.' I have really enjoyed the books Peace Child, Lords of the Earth, Eternity in their Hearts, Brutchko and God's Promise to the Chinese. I also enjoyed the documentary 'Beyond the Gates of Splendor' based on the book 'Through Gates of Splendor'.

While I have the book 'Christ in Ancient Vedas', I have not read the book all the way through and I was hoping to find Indian Christians with whom I could discuss this book and ask questions.
Welcome and thanks for your insight on books that interest you lol.

Blessings ✝️