Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints. This Precious Saint, Ann, is now rejoicing in the presence of Jesus Christ and, while we grieve her loss, we do not do so as those without hope. We who know Jesus as our Lord and Savior can rest assured that her absence is only temporary, until we reunite with her and Jesus for all eternity.
Jack Largent is now in the presence of his Heavenly Father whom he served so faithfully and loved so deeply. This is a part of his story and how God used Jack, and his wife, Darlene to bring the hope of the gospel to East Asia.
The Lord had called me to be a missionary and I must train for His work, but where should I go and how would my needs be met? I felt some responsibility for my parents, and had no funds to take me through Bible school.
Jim was one of the finest men I met. He was humble, kind and encouraging to all of us staff in the Littleton Office when he served as Interim US National Director.
Why devote our lives to missions? In 1956, John Casto gave 10 reasons in response to this question on his missions application.