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missionaries, plural;
  1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a missionary or a religious mission
    • - missionary work
    • - they have lost the missionary zeal they once had
  1. A person sent on a religious mission, esp. one sent to promote Christianity in a foreign country

  1. relating to or connected to a religious mission
  2. someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program
  3. A missionary is a member of a religious group sent into an area to carry on ministries of the word, such as evangelism and literacy, or ministries of service, such as education, social justice, health care and economic development. ...
  4. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) is one of the most active modern practitioners of missionary work, with over fifty thousand full-time missionaries worldwide, as of the end of 2009. ...
  5. The Missionary is a 1982 British comedy directed by Richard Loncraine, produced by George Harrison, Denis O'Brian, Michael Palin (also the film's writer and co-producer) and Neville C. Thompson. The film stars Palin as the Rev. ...
  6. A person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed; A religious messenger; A common position for undertaking sexual intercourse
  7. (Missionaries) People sent to another place to spread a religion or do social work.
  8. (Missionaries) The first stamps of Hawaii, issued 1851-52, considered among the great classics of philately.
  9. (Missionaries) A term used to describe those pastors who are more inclined to spend their time bringing God’s word to all people for the sake of saving souls. All pastor must be missionaries to some extent. Please see Dave Luecke’s ongoing series, Missionaries and Guardians.
  10. (Missionaries) New Zealand has sent more missionaries to the poorer nations of the world, per head of population than just about any other nation in the world. Ironically it has one of the lowest rates of church attendance.
  11. (Missionaries) were generally welcomed by the Native Americans, though often not so much for Christian salvation as for the knowledge and material advantages these colonizers could bring. ...
  12. A missionary is a person who chooses to participate in the mission of the Church by serving peoples of other cultures, often in a foreign country. A missionary may be ordained, or a vowed religious, or a lay person.
  13. Christian worker sent to do religious and social work
  14. person sent to educate others about a religious faith
  15. A person who spreads the teachings of a religion.
  16. American Protestant missionaries arrived in Hawai'i in 1820 to spread the word of their religious beliefs.
  17. A person sent by a Church into an area to carry on evangelism or other activities, such as educational or hospital work.
  18. The gift of Missionary is the special ability God gives to certain members of the body of Christ to minister whatever other spiritual gifts they have in a second culture. (see 1 Corinthians 9:19-23, Acts 8:4, Acts 13:2-3, Acts 22:21, Romans 10:15)
  19. This is a religious activist who tries to convert new people to a faith. Missionaries often play a major role in spreading a faith into a new country or region, and many church organizations in the United States have sent them to other parts of the world.
  20. A member of a religous group sent to a forgien area for the primary purpose of proselytizing the religion to non-believers or otherwise developing and promoting the religion there.
  21. A Christian who enters {full-time service} in a {foreign} country, usually after being trained at the {Gilead School}.
  22. One who is sent with a message. The Christian missionary is one commissioned by a local church to evangelize, plant churches and disciple people away from his home area, often among people of a different race, culture or language.
  23. A person who follows Jesus Christ’s call to tell others about the Good News.
  24. someone who brings the good news to those who have not heard it, and who help further educational, social, and medical developments in underdeveloped areas
  25. Many young LDS men, at the age of 19, go on a two year mission. Some young women go on eighteen-month missions at the age of 21. Increasingly, retired persons are also serving on missions. ...