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by / on June 11, 2011 at 12:23 am / in The Protestant Missions

The Defection of Mr. Kanamori, a member of the “Kumamoto Band”.

It will be remembered that a company of young men commonly known as the “Kumamoto Band” had in spite of severe persecution entered into solemn covenant with each other that they would follow Jesus Christ and devote their lives to teaching His Gospel to their countrymen. They had been among the most prominent ministers of the Kumi-ai body and by […]

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by / on October 21, 2010 at 3:40 pm / in The Protestant Missions

Zeal of the Kumamoto Band of Brothers!

On the last Sunday of January 1876, a number of young men from the city of Kumamoto went to a hill on the outskirts of town, where they entered into a solemn covenant pledging themselves to follow Christ and to “Enlighten the darkness of the empire by preaching the Gospel, Even at the sacrifice of their lives” They were pupils […]

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