“Our Party leaving December 8th, D.V." (1)
Why we are going to Africa:
|Ralph E. Kleinschmidt, M.D. 1923|
Living under the influence of Christian parents and family, I learned to know Jesus Christ as my Savior in early childhood. The conviction that I was to serve Him in Africa came during high school days and gradually developed during the succeeding years of participation in Sunday School and Epworth League (2) work. Later it became clear to me that I could render service most effectively as a medical missionary, for as such I would be able to bring the story of Salvation through Christ to many individually, who would otherwise remain untouched. Medical training was received at Washington University and supplemented by service in the St. Louis City Hospital and Barnard Skin and Cancer Hospital. At Brooks Bible Institute, St. Louis, Mo., most valuable though limited Bible training was received, and here I first learned about the Heart of Africa Mission. May I take this opportunity to praise Him Who with marvelous grace has made the way clear step by step.
I am very thankful that I may say I am a Christian, saved only by the
|Coralee Sargeant Kleinschmidt, 1923|
(Miss Sargeant became the “better half” of Dr. Kleinschmidt on September 19th. Congratulations. – Ed)
- Deus vult – God willing.
- A youth ministry of the Methodist Church. It has been in existence since 1899.