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Oswald Sanders (October 17, 1902 - October 24, 1992) was a general director of Overseas Missionary Fellowship (then known as China Inland Mission) in the 1950s and 1960s. He authored more than forty books on the Christian life. He became an elder statesman and worldwide conference speaker from his retirement until his death. Sanders was born in Invercargill, New Zealand and gained a law degree in 1922. He attended the Bible Training Institute in Auckland and joined its staff in 1926. In 1931, he married Edith Mary Dobson. Sanders left a promising law practice in his native New Zealand to serve as an instructor and administrator at the Bible College of New Zealand. In 1954 he became general director of the China Inland Mission and led the reorganization of the CIM into the Overseas Missionary Fellowship. He was instrumental in beginning many new missions projects throughout East Asia. (read more)

The Master's Master Principle

"Whoever wants to become great among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first must be slave of all." (Mark 10:43–44) Christ taught that the kingdom of God was a community where each...
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The Search for Leaders

"No one from the east or the west or from the desert can exalt a man. But it is God who judges: He brings one down, he exalts another." (Psalm 75:6–7) "Give me a man of...
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An Honorable Ambition

"To aspire to leadership is an honorable ambition." (1 Timothy 3:1) "Should you then seek great things for yourself? Seek them not." (Jeremiah 45:5) No doubt, Christians must resist a certain kind of ambition and rid...
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