The Luba Christian Movement
... and the catechism. The most significant Protestant movement working amongst the
Luba was the Congo Evangelistic Mission (CEM), a Pentecostal, faith-mission,
founded by William F.P. Burton and James Salter in 1915. The Brethren commenced
work in Mulongo in 1911 founding several stations on the east b ...
islamic influence in africa
... Somalia and East Africa.
Like Ethiopia, SOMALIA was home to Arab trading communities before the rise of Islam, and by the
900s Muslims had settled on the coast at several places, including MOGADISHU. Another wave of
Muslim migration to Somalia began in the 1100s. As the Somalis moved south, they bro ...
A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to proselytize and/or perform ministries of service, such as education, literacy, social justice, health care and economic development. The word ""mission"" originates from 1598 when the Jesuits sent members abroad, derived from the Latin missionem (nom. missio), meaning ""act of sending"" or mittere, meaning ""to send"". The word was used in light of its biblical usage; in the Latin translation of the Bible, Christ uses the word when sending the disciples to preach in his name. The term is most commonly used for Christian missions, but can be used for any creed or ideology.