‘He Lived To Save Others’: The Legacy Of Dawson Trotman And The Navigators

‘He Lived To Save Others’: The Legacy Of Dawson Trotman And The Navigators

x To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Sign outside of The Navigators Glen Eyrie castle and conference centre in Colorado Springs.David Shankbone/ Wikimedia Commons Today marks the anniversary of the founding of The Navigators, now a discipleship charity known for its student ministry – but originally begun as a mission to sailors by a man named Dawson Trotman. Who was he, and why does he matter? Dawson Trotman, known to friends as ‘Daws’ became a Christian at 18, and was soon inspired to share the good news he had learned with others. On March 3, 1933 Trotman began The Navigators, through which he and his friends reached out to sailors in the US military. Trotman was inspired by the principle of sharing life 1-1 with another, and through this relational model, sharing the gospel with many. He...Read more

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