• I cared not where or how I lived, or what hardships I went through, so I could but gain souls to Christ

    David Brainerd, Ebenezer Pemberton (1765). “An Account of the Life of the Late Reverend Mr. David Brainerd: Minister of the Gospel, Missionary to the Indians, from the Honourable Society in Scotland, for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge, and Pastor of a Church of Christian Indians in New Jersey. Who Died at Northampton in New-England, October 9, 1747, in the 30th Year of His Age. Chiefly Taken from His Own Diary, and Other Private Writings, Written for His Own Use; and Now Published”, p.123