“Do you happen to know an English missionary who used to work in China?” the Chinese pastor asked the white-haired foreigner. “He worked in the province of Henan among the villagers and then taught students in the cities. This was before the communists took over, of course…”
David, with a look on his face like that of a child who had just received the gift of his dreams, replied, “I think you must be talking about me…”
From England to inland China to Hong Kong to Singapore to America, David Adeney has left his mark. The young people he has influenced serve today as pastors, engineers, medical professionals, scientists and committed participants in the church and community worldwide.
This “ordinary” life will challenge you to be motivated, not by selfish ambition, but by a desire to find the place where your life may count the most for God.