Andrew Murray – Africa For Christ
Duration 53 minutes
Andrew Murray (1828-1917) was a South African minister, writer and revivalist.
For more than six decades he served with the Dutch Reformed Church of
South Africa, preaching, teaching and writing more than 200 books and
pamphlets. Murray became an international figure through his writing and
today many of his works are considered devotional classics. These include;
Abide in Christ, Absolute Surrender and, Waiting on God. Murray believed
in the necessity of total surrender to God and the importance of a deep
and personal devotional life.
Murray also believed that “missions is the chief end of the church.
” He became a key figure in the 1860 revival that spread across South Africa’s
Cape Colony. He established The Missionary Institute, a seminary
that trained and sent missionaries into the interior of Africa.
Shot on location in South Africa, this documentary tells the story of
Andrew Murray’s life and mission and provides insight into his provocative