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Innovative. Sacrificial. Creative. Savvy. Those words describes two of the most interesting couples in the history of Christian missions. It's been a good life is the story of two very different individuals who gave their lives to the cause of home and foreign missions. They were married in the 1940s when their love was forbidden by many. He was a Caucasian former aeronautical engineer and MIT professor (also former Quaker) who was introduced to a Black Pentecostal educator by their mutual Japanese American friend. Theirs is a story of service to the Lord Jesus Christ beginning in Puerto Rico where they relocated to shield their children from prejudices then on to Liberia, where they built schools, medical clinics and orphanages in the 1950 to ministering in over twenty countries including Russia during the Cold War. Readers learn of their commitment to their God given assignment as they fought suspicion, witchcraft and seemingly never ending labor on the mission field and gaining victory over political enemies after returning to the United States when they fought for their school all the way to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.

It's Been A Good Life!: Charles and Mary Beth Kennedy - World Missionaries

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