Post Tagged with: "Kataoka Kenkichi"

by / on June 9, 2011 at 2:12 am / in The Protestant Missions

The first election of Christian members of parliament occurred in 1890

The first election of members of parliament occurred in 1890. Among the candidates were several Christians, and it is not strange that their religion cost them many votes. In some places the Buddhists put forth the most strenuous efforts to prevent their election. Mr. Kataoka Kenkichi, an elder of the Kochi Presbyterian Church, was a prominent candidate. Some of his […]

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by / on March 29, 2011 at 8:20 am / in The Protestant Missions

the continuing ministry in the prisons!

In sad contrast with the Kindergartens where laughing, innocent children engage in happy games and pleasant occupations are the prisons with their bars and locks, and with the clanking chains that fetter the movements of the gloomy inmates. Yet Christianity seeks everywhere its opportunities to help men, and He who took the children in His arms to bless them said […]

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