Christian Endeavor


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Christian Endeavor,

association in evangelical Protestant Churches for strengthening spiritual life and promoting Christian activities among its members. The first Young People's Society of Christian Endeavor was started in 1881 by Dr. Francis E. ClarkClark, Francis Edward,
1851–1927, American Congregational clergyman, founder of Christian Endeavor. He was born of American parents in Aylmer, Que., and was graduated from Dartmouth College in 1873.
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 in Portland, Maine. Within a few years the organization had become not only interdenominational but international, and a world union was formed in 1895, with Clark as president. Started primarily as a youth movement, the association now includes all age groups and numbers in the millions. Many denominations are represented in the association's membership.
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Even the Christian Endeavor Society was in a ferment of unrest owing to open criticism of two of its officers.
She is very appreciative of those responsible for the clinic's existence: "It's just a Christian endeavor. It just speaks volumes of the kindness and the generosity that they have in their hearts."
Wright, Jr.'s appear to have been lost: Social Work in the Church: A handbook written for the Allen Christian Endeavor League, as a guide for local social work and Social Service (1922) these publications are listed in a number of sources but I have not been able to locate either in six years of searching, including at the Charles L.
In most Western nations, deaf education began as a Christian endeavor, with ministers and priests attempting to "save" those who could not hear the word of God by giving them written and signed communication.
Such misunderstanding is also displayed in the commonplace Jewish assertion that theology is a uniquely Christian endeavor. In addition, many Jews -- including those who have no fear of everyday social interaction with Christians -- fear that theological engagement with Christianity will lead to weakened Jewish commitment and intermarriage.
Despite rumor-mongers who said that Diversity Awareness would be a never-ending Christian endeavor at the St.
Third, there is no reference in the review to the second half of the book, which deals with implications of voluntarism for a wide-ranging span of Christian endeavor from local congregations to parachurch and mission organizations.

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