Jacqueline Bryony Lucy ‘Jackie’ Pullinger, MBE (born ) is a British Protestant Christian charismatic missionary to Hong Kong and founder of the St Stephen’s Society. She has been ministering in Hong Kong since The early years of her Hong Kong ministry are chronicled in the book Chasing the Dragon (). Read “Chasing the Dragon One Woman’s Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong’s Drug Dens” by Jackie Pullinger with Rakuten Kobo. Inside Hong Kong. Read a summary and reviews of Chasing the Dragon by Jackie Pullinger.

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Jackie Pullinger – Wikipedia

If we have faith in God, it gets shaken to the core. At first she wanted to go to Africabut then she had a dream that impressed upon her the idea of going to Hong Kong.

To people locked in a room of fear he said ‘Hello,’ welcoming them to a place of deep encounter: With no money, no job, and no prospects, she embarked on an adventure which would mean the transformation of hundreds of lives inside Hong Kong’s infamous Walled City.

A desire for missions that began in childhood eventually leads twenty year old Jackie Pullinger to purchase a boat ticket. Towards the end, she bemoans the problems with short-term missionaries and”missionary voyeurism It’s my prayer that more Christians today will find the courage to leave comfortable “western” lives to serve even those deemed “undesirable” by the world.

How To Teach the Bible. She is clear and straight up in the way that only someone who is actually doing what she says can be. But it will take a little work on God’s end to overcome my scepticis Some stories you have to hear firsthand to believe. Here she mentions in a single sentence, out of the blue, that she was part of the Hong Kong Philharmonic for two years. One of the vessels requisitioned for the attack, the Hind, travels eastwards from Bengal to China, sailing into the midst of the First Opium War.

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If you’re unsure if God still uses the gifts of the Spirit these days, or how practical and effective they may be in ministry these days, I’d recommend this book. Maybe I’m the one who’s missing something.

Cyasing Pullinger has had a crazy life. The huge upswing in social pullinged movements in the last decade has begun to reverse this trend as young girls and women are being rescued and given alternatives to lives on the street.

Chasing the Dragon: One Woman’s Struggle Against the Darkness of Hong Kong’s Drug Den

As a young woman heeding God’s call upon her life, she finds herself ministering to youth in opium dens and hooked on heroin. Maybe her ignorance saved her How to Get Your Prayers Answered. Packer maintains that anyone who wants to know God will want to know as much as they can of what is in the Bible. Whereas a non-holy person who has lived a ‘proper’ life, always doing good, is irrelevant.

She ends up in the notorious Walled City and spends her time reaching out to drug addicts and Triad illegal gangs members. This is definitely one to recommend. Afterward, the father rose to his feet and announced, “Once I was young and now I am old, but never before have I seen a bad man become good. Hundreds discovered new life in Christ.

Like Mother Teresa’s posthumously published journals, these later chapters provide a necessary context to the rest of the stories. Her work resulted in hundreds of gangsters, drug addicts, prostitutes and hardened criminals to turn to Christ My last read and second of Women treated as property.

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You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: It is in the shelter of each other that the people live. The Power of Habit.

Return to Book Page. Once Ah Kei became a Christian, cyasing began to tell the good news to his family, who one by one accepted it. It is and tension has been rapidly mounting between China and British India following the crackdown on opium smuggling by Beijing.

This book was insightful not only about the power of prayer and engaging in spiritual warfare over the darkness, but also in terms of a global perspective though admittedly it was written over 20 years ago and so things may have changed since then. Fifteen minutes by the clock.

This book was insightful not only about the power of prayer and engaging in spiritual warfare over the darkness, but also in terms of a global perspective though admittedly it was written over 20 y Brittish Missionary Jackie Pullinger is no stranger to the underbelly of China’s dark side.

She had no mission group or church backing her. The power of the Holy Spirit and praying in the Spirit features prominently. The Cross and the Switchblade. Her work resulted in hundreds of gangsters, drug addicts, prostitutes and hardened criminals to turn to Christ, give up their former ways, be immediately healed of their drug addictions and pledge their obedience to Christ over drug lords.

Now in his seventies, he has decided to write what will be one of the most eagerly-received autobiographies of any modern-day Christian leader.