Missionaries You Should Know: Adoniram Judson

Everywhere you look, especially in Baptist life, you see the name Judson. This is because Adoniram Judson (1788–1850) and his first wife were among the first commissioned foreign missionaries in American history. Adoniram spent almost forty years in Burma, which is now the nation of Myanmar. During his ministry, he helped lead hundreds of Burmese and people from the Karen tribe to saving faith in Jesus Christ, translated the Bible and other Christian writings into two different languages, wrote numerous booklets and tracts on a variety of theological topics, and encouraged Baptists in America to unite for the sake of … Continue reading Missionaries You Should Know: Adoniram Judson