Evangelisation is not a Protestant thing


Evangelisation is not a Protestant thing, but part of our task as Christians.

The Twelve Apostles of Mexico were twelve hand-picked Franciscan friars who arrived in New Spain in 1524 and become known for their extraordinary dedication and self-sacrificing labors. The local Indians said of the twelve Franciscans after some years
"Because they were poor and barefoot, as we are, they eat what we eat, they sit on the ground as we do, they converse in humility with us, they love us as their children, we love and seek them as fathers."
It was estimated that 11 years later, they had baptised 5 million new Mexican Christians!!!!

This drawing of the friars is from the wall of a early colonial (1535) Franciscan monastery just outside Puebla, Mexico.

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