155 The Story of George Grenfell, Part 1

In Episode 155, we discuss someone who has influenced me greatly. Have you ever heard the saying, "If you really want to fire up your Christian walk, read Christian biography of great Christian heroes of the past"? That's just what I did, and it led me to the extraordinary story of George Grenfell.

George Grenfell's story intrigued me in Giants of the Missionary Trail, so I searched for his comprehensive biography. This book has magnificent photos of his work in Africa and is over a century old. I've lectured on him, and his narrative still resonates today. George Grenfell pioneered Africa's interior when few knew about it. His dedication to spreading the Gospel and helping the needy is admirable.

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Episode Timestamps:

00:00 - Intro
07:18 - Quick Overview of George Grenfell's Life
10:09 - Grenfell's Preparation for Missionary Work
11:36 - A Journey to Africa with Alfred Sacre
12:23 - Grenfell Establishes Churches and Missionary Outposts
13:11 - The First Phase: Grenfell First Stepped Foot in Africa
14:02 - Grenfell's Expeditions
15:08 - Grenfell Preaches the Gospel Despite Cannibalism
16:04 - Grenfell's Lifelong Love
17:03 - The Birth of BMS Peace
21:19 - Landing in Africa
23:35 - Grenfell's Remarkable Tale of Resilience
24:37 - Outro

About Our Host:

Bill Giovannetti is the Senior Pastor at Pathway Church, Redding, California — an experienced senior pastor with a demonstrated history of working in the religious institutions' industry. He also teaches ministry-related college classes at Simpson University and the A. W. Tozer Theological Seminary. Bill has always had a passion to bring the deep things of God's word to the everyday people of God.


Veritas School Online Theological School

Giants of the Missionary Trail by Eugene Myers Harrison (2010 Edition)

The Life of George Grenfell Congo Missionary and Explorer | George Hawker

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