"Aftermuch prayer, andfrequentconsultations,theCommitteeplaceditsrecommendation before the Annual Assembly…. There was an unmistakeable endorsement of the Committee’s choice of yourself…. For this, we give praise and thanks to God. We pray that the inevitable difficulties of moving from one country to another (and of settling in a new country) will be overcome without too much inconvenience — especially, may I add, to your good wife.
Iampersonallylookingforwardto yourcomingamongstusbecause,among other reasons, of my love for South Africa. Four times I visited this fascinating land on evangelistic work…. I had the privilege of speaking in key Dutch Reformed Churches [the Mother Church in Cape Town,theAndrewMurrayChurchinJohannesburg,Dr.A. Malan’sChurchinKrugersdorp,Ds. Cruywagen’s Church at Luipaardsvlei, Dr. Willie Marais’s Church in Pretoria, and Dr. Geldenhuys’s University Church in Pretoria]….