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    Gregory the Great, cemented his legacy for conversion by creating the first papal mission of any pagan people in Anglo-Saxon Britain. While Christianity had visited the island briefly, during the Roman occupation, the Anglo-Saxon’s and their paganism dominated the religious sphere on the island in the sixth century. Gregory, before becoming Pope, had long been interested in the island of Britain and desired for it to become part of the Christian world. Through his missionary, Augustine of Canterbury, Gregory was able to set precedents on how to effectively convert pagan people in order to save their souls. Through the writings of Bede, Gregory…

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    Alle Psallite Cum Luya

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    “Alle Psallite Cum Luya” is a three part motet composed during the Gothic Period in France. It is 27 measures long, in triple meter, sung in Latin, and has three parts: Triplum, Duplum and Tenor. It is made to empower the Crusaders spiritually by God via the inclusion of spiritual numbers and has as a Gregorian Chant (Cantus Firmus) sung by the tenors. Through the lyrics, music, and interconnected logic, the composer is able to communicate the message of spreading Christianity during the…

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    Question 1: We understand you are probably applying to multiple medical schools. Please explain your reasons for applying to the Carver College of Medicine. My initial curiosity was sparked a year ago, when I received an email from the Director of Admissions in regards to the minority recruitment program. After reading various reviews and what this school stood for, I was sold. The welcoming environment and passion to serve others aligns with my internal values of seeing a brighter tomorrow. As…

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    Christian Mission Purpose

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    The Purpose, Plan, and Development of Missions. Why is so much time devoted to missions within the history of the Christian Church? From the days of Philip traveling to Samaria, to Augustin sailing for Britain, to Carey ministering in India the push for evangelism has dominated the Church and rightly so. The Christianity has grown to the largest religious group in the world since those 120 Spirit-filled believers at Pentecost. The driving principle behind this massive growth was not awesome…

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    engaging in missions using the lens of reason, with a brief overview of two other lenses: Tradition and experience. I will present ideas from the perspectives of my father, a missionary and my granduncle, the Right Reverend Datuk Bolly Lapok. Also I will share my experience of dealing with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) and Depression through poetry and spoken word and how those platforms impacted many who come across them. The key voices in this essay are Graham Tomlin, Stephen…

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    Essay On Mission Trip

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    Last summer my church and I went on a Mission Trip to Waterloo, Iowa. The Mission Trip took place from July 19, 2015-July 25, 2015. This was my first ever Mission Trip and I was glad that my dad went along to in order to mentor me on what to do and when I was supposed to do it. We went on this Mission Trip to do service work for those in need outside of our normal comfort zone here in Illinois. The residents that we were to help that week were Rita and Dan. Rita was old and had lots of trouble…

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    Things to do in Maple Ridge Maple Ridge’s unique geography and location provide the residents of the city with a wide range of outdoor activities and lifestyle choices. It is precisely these activities that make Maple Ridge such a coveted and great place to call home. Not only does Maple Ridge offer a wide range of outdoor opportunities in close proximity, but the city also provides a great selection of cultural and historical attractions all within the city limits. Here are some of the more…

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    slideshow of scenes showing desolate landscapes and impoverished communities. On screen, a mother held her starving child and a group of girls in mismatched clothes gathered water from a muddy well. We watched a presentation given to us before the service event and listened to the instructor as he described the conditions in other countries. He showed us photos of the people we would be helping during the mission, communities that were in desperate need of donations, supplies, and most…

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    Rodrigo Mendoza, one of the main characters in the film, The Mission, was at first, a mercenary and slave trader. After finding his significant other in bed with his own brother, Rodrigo is challenged to a duel by his brother. The tragic outcome of this duel sends Rodrigo down a challenging path of despair, depression, and ultimately redemption. Father Gabriel, a Jesuit priest, is the other main character. Unlike Rodrigo, Father Gabriel is a "Christ-like," peaceful, loving and compassionate…

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    There is nothing more interesting than a Missionary. The Definition of a Missionary is a person sent on a religious mission, especially one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country. And no better way to find out about the life of a missionary is to find one and ask what is it like to be a missionary. When I asked if I could give him an interview of what his life and his in his life in ministry, and he said yes. As we started the interview we started off with simplest question ever,…

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