Nov. 1, 1812:  Luther Rice, the father of American Baptist of foreign missions, was baptized in Calcutta, India.  He was ordained and sailed with Adoniram Judson; like Judson he became convinced of the rightness of adult baptism on the voyage.  After his baptism, he returned to the USA to raise money for missionaries like Adonirum and Ann Judson.  ABHS has his journals and correspondence dating from 1803.

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